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August 18, 2014An equipment failure on 14 August will disrupt production at Huntsman’s Port Neches, TX, facility for 2-3 weeks, the company says. Huntsman makes methyl-tert butyl ether (MTBE), propylene oxide (PO), and propylene glycol (PG) at the facility....
July 24, 2014S-Oil (Seoul) today reported improved second-quarter results and outlined investment plans under new increased ownership by Saudi Aramco, including construction of an olefins complex...
June 20, 2014Huntsman announced today that an unplanned manufacturing disruption at its Port Neches, TX propylene oxide (PO) and methyl tert butyl ether (MTBE) facility will reduce its second...
September 9, 2013The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has invited comments on two new proposals for harmonized classification and labeling (CLH). The chemicals concerned are flumioxazin...
September 2, 2013Saudi Hydrogen Peroxide Co., a newly created joint venture between Sadara Chemical Co. (Sadara) and Solvay, announced today that it has begun construction on one of the world's largest...
July 9, 2013A technical difficulty at Shell Chemicals' Moerdijk site, in the Netherlands, has disrupted production at the site's styrene monomer–propylene oxide (SMPO) unit, the company...
February 6, 2013Shell Chemicals has made a final investment decision to upgrade its Jurong Island, Singapore, polyols facility, the company announced today. The investment is expected to increase...
November 14, 2012Huntsman Corp. says it has entered into a joint venture agreement with Sinopec Jinling (Nanjing, China), a subsidiary of Sinopec, to build a propylene oxide-methyl tert-butyl ether...
November 12, 2012Sabic 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, 2012Evonik 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...