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November 12, 2012
Sabic and Shell Chemicals have confirmed CW’s exclusive report that they plan to invest in propylene oxide-styrene monomer (POSM) and polyols plants in Saudi Arabia...
April 20, 2012
Evonik Industries says it will tomorrow break ground on the previously announced hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) plant at Jilin, China. The plant will have a production capacity of 230,000...
February 13, 2012
Foster Wheeler says it has been awarded an engineering, procurement, and construction management contract for a propylene oxide (PO) plant that will form part of the $20-billion Sadara...
January 9, 2012
A regional court at Trencin, Slovakia has approved the sale of bankrupt chemicals and polymers producer Novacke Chemicke Zavody (NCHZ; Novaky, Slovakia) to Via Chem (Prague), press...
October 28, 2011
LyondellBasell reported third-quarter net income of $895 million, up 92% from the year-ago quarter, on sales up 29%, to $13 billion. Results were driven by strong performance in the...
October 4, 2011
Industry executives attending the European Petrochemical Association (EPCA) annual meeting, currently taking place in Berlin, confirm a weakening in demand in petrochemical markets in...
July 13, 2011
Rabigh Refining and Petrochemical Company (Petro Rabigh; Rabigh, Saudi Arabia) has delayed until the end of this month the re-commissioning of one of the main units within the...
June 28, 2011
SKC (Seoul) is planning a major increase in capacity of its hydrogen peroxide-propylene oxide (HPPO) plant at Ulsan, Korea. SKC’s president Park Jang-suk said recently that the...
May 26, 2011
Huntsman Corp. says it has signed a license agreement with chemicals manufacturer Yantai Wanhua Polyurethanes (Yantai, China), for the production of propylene oxide (PO) and methyl...
February 18, 2011
LyondellBasell reported fourth-quarter 2010 net income of $874 million ($1.54/share), compared to a net loss of $850 million for the year-ago quarter. Fourth-quarter EBITDA was $762...
January 12, 2011
Evonik Industries and Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals (Vadodara, India) have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop a multimillion-dollar hydrogen peroxide-propylene oxide...
December 17, 2010
Dow Chemical says it plans to build a 150,000-m.t./year propylene glycol (PG) plant at Map Ta Phut, Thailand. The new PG facility will use propylene oxide (PO) derived from Dow’s...
December 17, 2010
BASF and Sinopec have agreed to study a further expansion of the companies' BASF-YPC Co. petrochemical joint venture at Nanjing, China with total investments of about $1 billion. The...
December 1, 2010
Dow Chemical says it has increased monopropylene glycol capacity at Stade, Germany by 35,000 m.t./year, or about 15%. The expansion was completed in August during planned maintenance...
December 8, 2009
Dow Chemical says it has completed a180,000-m.t./year expansion of its polyols unit at Terneuzen, the Netherlands. Dow will use propylene oxide, sourced from a hydrogen...
November 9, 2009
Saudi Aramco and Sumitomo Chemical held an official inauguration ceremony yesterday for their $10.3 billion Petro Rabigh petrochemical joint ventrue at Rabigh, Saudi Arabia. The...
September 28, 2009
LyondellBasell on Friday submitted to the U.S. Bankruptcy court a reorganization plan, which describes the company’s proposed corporate, legal and capital structure after the...
August 13, 2009
LyondellBasell says it will restart its propylene oxide-styrene monomer (POSM) unit at Channelview, TX in September due to increased demand for propylene oxide (PO) and its...
June 14, 2009
Dow Chemical says it has started-up its 120,000-m.t./year propylene oxide (PO)-based glycol ether facility at Zhangjiagang, China. The facility will manufacture Dowanol, a propylene...
April 15, 2009
Olefins continue to lag but propylene oxide (PO) and intermediates are performing better than expected....
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