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September 9, 2013
Braskem America (Philadelphia), a wholly owned subsidiary of Braskem, has been awarded a further $5-million grant via Pennsylvania's Economic Growth Initiative for the continued...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/Braskem-awarded-an-additional-$5-million-grant-for-Marcus-Hook-propylene-splitter_55033.html
September 9, 2013
Sahara Petrochemicals (Riyadh) announced on Sunday that its subsidiary Al Waha Petrochemicals experienced a technical fault in its utilities unit, which led to an interruption of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/Technical-problems-lead-to-shutdown-of-Al-Wahas-propylene-and-PP-complex-in-Saudi-Arabia_55028.html
September 5, 2013
Between 2013 and 2020, the production of basic chemicals and plastics in the United States will increase at an average rate of 5%/year to meet growing demand for cost-advantaged exports, according to 'A Manufacturing Renaissance,' the third volume of the IHS report, 'America’s New Energy Future: The Unconventional Oil and Gas Revolution and the US Economy.'...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/IHS-Shale-oil-and-gas-to-boost-US-chemical-production-5-percent-annually_54934.html
September 4, 2013
Total will close permanently its 340,000-m.t./year ethylene plant at Carling, France, the company announced today. The Carling steam cracker is expected to shut down in the second half...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/Total-to-close-Carling-cracker-convert-site-into-polymer-resin-hub_54909.html
August 30, 2013
Market speculation has resurfaced over the future of Total's steam cracker at Carling, France, according to a report from French financial newspaper Les Echos. A refinery and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/Report-Speculation-resurfaces-about-possible-closure-of-Totals-Carling-cracker_54844.html
August 22, 2013
Daelim Industrial (Seoul) has been awarded a contract to build a propane dehydrogenation (PDH) plant for Hyosung Corp., CW has learned. The contract, valued at 272.9 billion Korean won...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/Daelim-awarded-propane-dehydrogenation-contract-by-Hyosung_54640.html
August 8, 2013
Advanced Petrochemical (Al Jubail), a producer of propylene and polypropylene (PP), has signed an agreement with Satorp—the Saudi Aramco-Total refinery and aromatics joint...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/Advanced-Petrochemical-signs-new-propylene-deal-with-Satorp-ups-PP-output_54210.html
August 5, 2013
Foster Wheeler announced today that it has been awarded an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract by Enterprise Products for a previously announced propane...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/Foster-Wheeler-awarded-EPC-contract-by-Enterprise-for-PDH-plant_54223.html
July 12, 2013
Global Bioenergies (Evry, France), a developer of light olefin bioproduction processes, says it has closed a share issue that it launched on 27 June, raising a total of €23...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/French-bioolefins-company-raises-&euro23-million-via-share-issue_53595.html
July 8, 2013
Advanced Petrochemical Co. (Al Jubail), a producer of propylene and polypropylene, has announced preliminary interim financial results for the period ended 30 June. The company reports...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/Advanced-more-than-doubles-second-quarter-profits-on-higher-volumes-and-lower-feedstock-prices_53417.html
June 24, 2013
Williams says it will probably have to replace piping, heat exchangers, and reboilers adjacent to the fractionator, which were seriously damaged....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/Williams-details-extensive-damage-to-Geismar-cracker_53083.html
June 14, 2013
Williams officials said Friday afternoon that a second employee has died following Thursday's propylene explosion and fire at the company's Geismar, LA, olefins plant. Williams...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/Williams-confirms-second-death-from-Geismar-explosion_52850.html
June 14, 2013
Williams immediately shut down the facility, which has 646,000 m.t./year of ethylene capacity -- 2.4% of the 27 million m.t./year of ethylene capacity in the US....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/Impact-of-Williams-explosion-on-ethylene-market-uncertain-IHS-Chemical_52848.html
June 14, 2013
Qatar Petroleum (QP; Doha) has invited companies to carry out feasibility studies for propylene- and benzene-derivative complexes to be built at Ras Laffan, Qatar, near existing...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/Qatar-plans-propylene-and-benzene-derivatives-projects-as-part-of-major-petchems-push_52834.html
June 13, 2013
Sinopec Engineering, China’s largest engineering and construction firm, has signed a $1.85-billion engineering, procurement, and construction contract with Kazakhstan...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/Sinopec-Engineering-signs-EPC-contract-for-Kazakhstan-PP-project_52808.html
June 4, 2013
PetroLogistics (Houston) on Monday night announced plans to shut down its propane dehydrogenation facility on 8 June to repair two of the plant’s eight reactors....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/PetroLogistics-to-shut-down-PDH-for-two-weeks-will-declare-force-majeure-_52547.html
May 29, 2013
Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Co. (Orpic; Muscat), plans to invest $3.6 billion to develop a petrochemicals complex near the Ṣuḥār, Oman, refinery, which will provide raw...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/Oman-details-$3-6-billion-investment-in-petchems-at-ur_52355.html
May 23, 2013
Since early April, the BASF-Total steam cracker has been able to produce up to 40% of its ethylene from ethane and another 40% from butane and propane....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/BASF-Total-Port-Arthur-steam-cracker-to-process-ethane_52267.html
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