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January 14, 2008The restructuring of Europe’s purified terephthalic acid (PTA) and polyethylene terephthalate (PET) industries shifted up a gear in December with the announcement of two major...
December 21, 2007Deal creates "the most important integrated PET and PTA producer in Europe."...
November 9, 2007Reliance Industries has approached Tuntex (Taipei) with a view to acquiring Tuntex’s “distressed” assets in Thailand, Reliance executive director Nikhil Meswani tells...
October 26, 2007Reliance Industries is seeking to acquire Tuntex's PTA and polyester assets in Thailand....
October 10, 2007BP has agreed to sell its 47.4% stake in Samsung Petrochemical, a leading producer of purified terephthalic acid....
September 21, 2007Aker Kvaerner has confirmed that it has been awarded a contract by Artenius, a subsidiary of La Seda de Barcelona to build a purified terephthalic acid (PTA) plant at Sines, Portugal...
September 7, 2007Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) says it has received a ¥50-billion ($439.4 billion) order from PKN Orlen (Płock, Poland) to build a previously announced purified terephthalic...
September 7, 2007La Seda de Barcelona says its Artenius Sines (Sines, Portugal) subsidiary will build a 700,000-m.t./year purified terephthalic acid (PTA) plant at Sines, Portugal by the first quarter...
August 6, 2007Eastman Chemical says it has agreed to sell its San Roque, Spain polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plant to La Seda de Barcelona (Barcelona) for about €50 million ($65.5 million)...
July 30, 2007Aker Kvaerner says it has completed a 600,000-m.t./year purified terephthalic acid (PTA) plant at Shaoxing, China for Zhejiang Hualian Sunshine Petrochemical Co. (Zhejiang, China)...
July 30, 2007Technip says it has been awarded an engineering, procurement, and construction management contract by BP for a previously announced expansion of purified terephthalic acid (PTA)...
July 25, 2007La Seda de Barcelona (Barcelona) says it has agreed to license its purified terephthalic acid (PTA) and polyethylene terephthalate (PET) technology to Nizhnekamsk Refinery...
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