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February 19, 2010
The global growth in the petrochemicals market is driven by Asia, especially by China and India, and new investments will also be mainly in Asia, say speakers at the final day of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/styrene/CW-India-Conference-Opportunities-to-Invest-in-Petrochemicals_24870.html
January 22, 2010
Lummus Technology, a CB&I subsidiary, has been awarded a contract by Jilin Petrochemical (Jilin, China) for the license and process design of a grassroots ethylbenzene and styrene...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/styrene/Lummus-Lands-Contract-for-Styrene-Complex-in-China_24227.html
December 1, 2009
A key judicial decision expected in early December will determine if styrene should be considered a carcinogen under California’s Proposition 65 law. State law requires...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/styrene/Judge-to-rule-on-Styrene-Prop-65-listing_23158.html
November 27, 2009
BASF declined to comment on recent press reports that it is in talks to form a styrenics joint venture prior to exiting the market. The company is in early discussions with...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/styrene/BASF-Ponders-Styrenics-JV-Prior-to-Exiting-the-Business_23000.html
October 28, 2009
Ineos Nova says it has idled its 1-billion lbs/year styrene plant at Texas City, TX due to weak economic conditions. The plant will be restarted when market conditions improve, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/styrene/Ineos-Nova-Idles-Styrene-Plant_22360.html
September 17, 2009
Qatar Intermediate Industries Holding Co. (Doha) and Honam Petrochemical Corp. are trying to revive their previously announced petrochemicals joint venture project at Mesaieed, Qatar...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/styrene/Honam-and-Qatari-Partners-Enlarge-Scope-of-Mesaieed-Project_20161.html
September 17, 2009
Equate Petrochemical Co. has announced the beginning of commerial operation at The Kuwait Styrene Co.'s (TKSC) new ethyl benzene-styrene production plant at Shuaiba, Kuwait. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/styrene/Equate-Commissions-Styrene-Complex-in-Kuwait_20824.html
September 17, 2009
Fluor Corp. says it has completed work on Olefins II, an expansion of Equate's existing complex at Shuaiba, Kuwait. Equate is a joint venture between Petrochemical Industries Co. (PIC...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/styrene/Fluor-Completes-Work-on-Equates-Expansion_21056.html
September 7, 2009
Huntsman says it has completed an internal review of the styrenics operations owned by Huntsman Chemical Company Australia (West Footscray, Australia), and has decided to close the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/styrene/Huntsman-to-Close-Styrenics-Operations-in-Australia_21259.html
August 6, 2009
BASF says that it will sell its styrene monomer plant at Ulsan, Korea, which has been idled since October 2008, to SK Energy (Seoul). The sale includes the 320,000-m.t./year styrene...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/styrene/BASF-to-Sell-Styrene-Site-in-Korea-to-SK-Energy_20548.html
July 7, 2009
The Kuwait Styrene Co. (TKSC), which forms part of Greater Equate, has delayed the startup of its ethylbenzene-styrene monomer complex at Shuaiba, Kuwait by an estimated 4-8 weeks. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/styrene/Kuwait-Delays-Startup-of-Styrene-Plant_20009.html
June 22, 2009
Omnova today raised its styrene butadiene latex price by 6 cts/lb. The increase, which will take effect on July 20, will primarily impact the carpet market, the company says. Omnova...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/styrene/Omnova-Raises-Carpet-Chemicals-Prices_19680.html
June 1, 2009
Mitsubishi Chemical says it will exit the caprolactam and styrene monomer businesses within the next two years as it restructures its petrochemicals businesses. “The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/styrene/Mitsubishi-Chemical-to-Quit-Caprolactam-and-Styrene-Monomer-Businesses-_19270.html
May 27, 2009
Overall profitability in the chemical industry is expected to fall by 20% in 2009, according to an industry outlook by Moody's Investors Service (New York). The report expects a slight...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/styrene/Chemical-Industry-Profits-to-Fall-in-2009-Report_19176.html
April 29, 2009
The chemicals industry is at a turning point in the global supply of olefins as this will be the first year that olefins production from the Middle East cannot be absorbed by...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/styrene/CMAI-Mideast-Olefins-Excess-Starting-to-Head-West_18541.html
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