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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....
August 4, 2008
SKC Chemicals Group (Seoul) has begun production of propylene oxide (PO) at Ulsan, Korea. The 100,000-m.t./year facility is the first commercial-scale plant to use novel hydrogen...
July 24, 2008
SKC Chemicals Group (Seoul) says it has begun production of propylene oxide (PO) at its Ulsan, Korea complex. The 100,000 m.t./year facility is the world's first commercial scale plant...
July 2, 2008
Shell Chemicals says it has completed an expansion of a polyols plant at Pernis, the Netherlands. Capacity of the plant has been raised from 155,000 m.t./year to 255,000 m.t./year...
June 9, 2008
BASF says it will most likely not invest in a previously announced hydrogen peroxide-propylene oxide (HPPO) project planned by Dow Chemical and Siam Cement at Map Ta Phut, Thailand...
April 7, 2008
Engel: Expanding in Eastern Europe. Evonik Industries and Sibur (Moscow) say they have agreed to study a joint venture project that would build plants producing propylene oxide (PO)...
March 28, 2008
Evonik and JSC Sibur Holding (Moscow) today disclosed that the two companies are in talks to create a joint venture company based in Russia that would manufacture hydrogen...
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