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January 19, 2016
Kuwait is considering two options for its previously announced Olefins 3 complex, one with a steam cracker, the other with just aromatics, propylene, and polypropylene (PP)...
January 19, 2016
Dow Chemical has begun restarting its new Freeport, TX, propane dehydrogenation (PDH) unit, according to an air emissions event filing submitted to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on 19 January. Dow shut the 750,000-m.t./year unit down after a after a compressor trip on 9 January....
January 18, 2016
Kuwait’s Petrochemical Industries Co. (PIC; Safat) has acquired a 25% stake in SK Advanced (Ulsan), a joint venture which owns a recently completed propane dehydrogenation (PDH)...
January 18, 2016
Trading and distribution company Helm (Hamburg) has entered into an exclusive marketing agreement with Raffinerie Heide (Hemmingstedt, Germany) under which Helm will market Raffinerie...
January 18, 2016
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has given preliminary approval to an air quality permit allowing Valero to build a 13,000 bbl/day alkylation unit at its Houston refinery, according to a notice published by on 13 January. Valero expects to make a final investment decision on the project during the first quarter, with startup slated for 2018, according to a company presentation released earlier this month....
January 12, 2016
Alujain has announced that a sudden technical problem on Monday at its Natpet propylene and polypropylene (PP) manufacturing subsidiary at Yanbu, Saudi Arabia, has forced the company...
January 11, 2016
Dow Chemical shut down its new 750,000-m.t./year propane dehydrogenation (PDH) unit at Freeport, TX, following a process upset on 9 January, the company says....
January 8, 2016
Continued uncertainty in the energy markets will keep feedstocks at the forefront of developments in petrochemicals this year. The price of oil remains surprisingly low. IHS expects...
December 22, 2015
CB&I said on Tuesday that it has been awarded a contract by Hengli Petrochemical (Dalian) Refinery to provide its Catofin technology. The project scope includes the license and...
December 18, 2015
Dow Chemical said on Friday that its new world-scale propane dehydrogenation (PDH) unit located at the company’s Oyster Creek site in Freeport, Texas, has begun commercial operations....
December 17, 2015
Some 400 people, including 80 high-ranking officials from Taiwan and China, attended the ground-breaking ceremony on 14 December for Fujian Gu Lei Petrochemical Corp., a previously...
December 16, 2015
Alujain Corp., majority owner of propylene and polypropylene (PP) producer NatPet, has announced that a sudden technical problem on 13 December has forced the company to take the Nat...
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