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May 14, 2015
Yeochun NCC (YNCC; Seoul) shut its No. 1 naphtha cracker at Yeocheon, South Korea today for 30–40 days of planned maintenance, a source close to the company says. YNCC yesterday...
May 13, 2015
UOP, a Honeywell company, announced on Wednesday that Dangote Oil Refining Co., has selected its technology for a world-scale integrated refinery and petrochemical plant to be built at...
May 13, 2015
Propylene stocks were flat in the United States during the week ended 8 May, according to data released by the Energy Information Administration today. Non-fuel use propylene stocks...
May 12, 2015
Flint Hills Resources said in a maintenance filing with state regulators yesterday that a high-pressure leak had been discovered in the steam cracker at the company's Port Arthur, TX...
May 11, 2015
Chandra Asri (Jakarta) plans to start a scheduled maintenance cum expansion program in August for its steam cracker at Cilegon, Indonesia, lasting about 90 days, a source close to the...
May 8, 2015
Market sources have said this week that competitive propane and butane steam cracking economics and high propylene inventory levels opposite strengthening crude oil prices were leading...
May 8, 2015
The no. 2 steam cracker of Total's Antwerp olefins subsidiary has restarted, the company has confirmed. The no. 2 Antwerp cracker had a leak on 25 April as a result of a mechanical...
May 7, 2015
Indian Oil Corp. on Wednesday said it has commissioned a propylene recovery unit at its Mathura refinery. The facility, which is designed to produce 165,000 m.t./year of 99.7% pure...
May 6, 2015
US propylene stocks firmed during the week that ended on May 1st, according to data released by the Energy Information Administration (EIA) on Wednesday. Non-fuel use propylene stocks...
April 29, 2015
Propylene stocks firmed in the United States during the week ended 24 April, according to data released by the Energy Information Administration today. Nonfuel use propylene stocks...
April 29, 2015
The No. 2 steam cracker of Total's Antwerp olefins subsidiary is still not running, the company has confirmed. Force majeure has been declared for all major products, the company...
April 28, 2015
As planned, Lotte Chemical (Seoul) began adjusting feedstocks for its steam crackers at Yeosu and Daesan, South Korea, today, a source close to the company says. The Yeosu cracker will...
April 24, 2015
LyondellBasell Industries could soon idle its metathesis unit at Channelview, TX, amid declining propylene prices, according to IHS Chemical analysts. The metathesis process consumes...
April 22, 2015
PTT Global Chemical (Bangkok; PTTGC) and Marubeni Corp. (Tokyo) have selected a site in Belmont County, Ohio for a proposed world-scale ethane cracker and petrochemical complex...
April 22, 2015
US propylene stocks were flat for the week that ended on April 17th, according to data released by the Energy Information Administration (EIA) on Wednesday. The stable domestic supply...
April 22, 2015
BASF-YPC plans to restart its steam cracker and petrochemical units in Nanjing, China, at the end of May once a planned shutdown maintenance program is completed, a company...
April 21, 2015
The global surplus of light naphtha could increase by as much as 14 million m.t./year over the next five years, according to a study released today, “The IHS Energy and IHS Chemical Light and Heavy Naphtha International Market Review.” Although demand for light naphtha will continue to expand, supply will grow faster, propelled by booming tight oil production in the United States, which will become the world’s largest exporter of light naphtha by 2020, says IHS....
April 17, 2015
Yeochun NCC (YNCC; Seoul) is on schedule to shut its no. 1 naphtha cracker and several aromatics plants from the middle of May for 30–40 days of planned maintenance, a source...
April 16, 2015
Sibur (Moscow) says that its biggest investment project, a world-scale petrochemicals complex at Tobolsk, Russia, will likely reach mechanical completion in 2019, one year later than...
April 15, 2015
Braskem is reevaluating its planned Parkersburg, WV cracker, a joint venture with Odebrecht, to address uncertainties generated by the steep decline in crude oil pricing. Assuming it proceeds, startup would come after 2020, says Fernando Musa, CEO of Braskem America. “This is something that we will continue to pursue, and look for the right timing and moment to invest,” he adds....
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