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August 15, 2014
Traders of European toluene were forced to decline enquiries from Mideast and Asia buyers seeking small volumes of toluene this week despite a open arbitrage on paper, IHS Chemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/toluene/European-traders-decline-Asian-Mideast-bids-for-toluene_63249.html
June 18, 2014
The petrochemical plant at Isfahan, Iran, has stopped producing aromatics because of the lack of feedstock, local news agencies report, citing the plant’s managing director...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/toluene/Feedstock-shortage-halts-aromatics-production-at-Isfahan-petrochemical-plant_61888.html
January 9, 2014
An explosion occured today at about 14.00 GMT at Shell's Godorf, Germany aromatics complex, German media sources have reported. There were no casualties and the resulting fire is under...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/toluene/Reports-Explosion-at-Shell-aromatics-site-in-Germany_57844.html
November 29, 2013
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says it has concluded substance evaluation on four substances—ethylene oxide, tributyl phosphate, m-tolylidene diisocyanate, and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/toluene/ECHA-concludes-evaluation-on-four-substances_56996.html
November 21, 2013
University of Leicester (Leicester, UK) students have cloned the DNA sequences responsible for degrading toluene, the university announced. The cloning of these sequences could help...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/toluene/UK-university-students-clone-bacteria-that-degrades-toluene_56844.html
November 11, 2013
Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex; Mexico City) aims to improve operating margins in its petrochemical operations through the company's recently updated business plan for the period 2014-18...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/toluene/Pemex-identifies-target-areas-for-petchems-in-2014-18-business-plan_56618.html
October 10, 2013
The Mexican state of Veracruz is expected to receive $5 billion in direct investment by chemical companies, foreign and domestic, in Mexico, over the next five years, according to the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/toluene/Mexicos-state-of-Veracruz-expects-$11-billion-in-direct-investments-into-its-petrochemical-industry_55711.html
August 9, 2013
Taiyo Oil (Tokyo) selected Honeywell's UOP subsidiary to supply technology and catalysts to improve operational flexibility and production at Taiyo's Shikoku aromatics plant at Ehime...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/toluene/Taiyo-Oil-selects-Honeywells-UOP-to-improve-operational-flexibility-at-aromatics-plant_54395.html
June 28, 2013
Belarus will raise export duties on oil and oil products, including aromatics, on 1 July , according to the press service of the Belarusian government, quoted by news agency BelTA. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/toluene/Report-Belarusian-government-raises-export-duties-on-aromatics_53199.html
May 2, 2013
Belarus has reduced export duties on oil and derived products effective 1 May 2013. Petrochemical products affected include benzene, toluene, and xylenes, according to a report from...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/toluene/Report-Belarus-cuts-export-duty-on-aromatics_51669.html
April 24, 2013
UOP, a Honeywell subsidiary, will provide technology for the production of aromatics at Brunei Hengyi Industries' new petrochemical complex in Brunei, Honeywell announced today. Brunei...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/toluene/UOP-to-supply-technology-for-aromatics-complex-in-Brunei_50888.html
April 8, 2013
Jurong Aromatics Corp. (JAC; Singapore) has chosen Pac Lab Instruments (Houston) as the provider of laboratory instruments at JAC's manufacturing complex at Jurong Island, Singapore...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/toluene/JAC-chooses-Pac-Labs-equipment-for-Singapore-aromatics-complex_50985.html
March 20, 2013
Anellotech (Pearl River, NY) says it plans to make available 100-kilogram samples of green benzene and green toluene to strategic partners for downstream product development purposes...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/toluene/Anellotech-to-provide-biobased-aromatics-samples-before-years-end_50638.html
February 19, 2013
Petróleos de Venezuela SA (PDVSA; Caracas) says that repair work and preparation for restart are ongoing at its refinery site in El Palito, Puerto Cabello...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/toluene/Reports-El-Palito-complex-still-offline-contradicting-PDVSA-statement_49936.html
February 7, 2013
Braskem's net profit swung back to positive territory in the fourth quarter of 2012 as the company reported 275 million reais ($138.3 million) in net earnings, compared with a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/toluene/Braskem-swings-to-a-net-profit-in-the-fourth-quarter_49647.html
January 29, 2013
Chiyoda has been awarded an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract by Taiyo Oil (Tokyo) to develop a 10,000-bbl/day transalkylation unit, Chiyoda announced...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/toluene/Chiyoda-awarded-EPC-contract-for-Taiyo-Oil-aromatics-expansion-in-Japan_49411.html
October 12, 2012
BASF says it is acquiring parts of Ciech’s (Warsaw) toluene diisocyanate (TDI) business. Closing of the agreement is expected in first-quarter 2013 and financial terms of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/toluene/BASF-acquires-parts-of-Ciechs-toluene-diisocyanate-business_46956.html
September 17, 2012
The recent bump in prices for benzene, toluene, and mixed xylenes in Europe may already be tipping over from boom to bust, market watchers say. Spot benzene ran up more than $200/m.t...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/toluene/European-Aromatics-Spike-May-Have-Already-Peaked_46314.html
January 18, 2012
U.S. benzene contracts were settled higher by 70 cts/gal for January, up more than 23% from December, and spot aromatics prices have shot even higher as multiple forces combine to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/toluene/Reformer-Reductions-Pinch-Aromatics_40550.html
April 12, 2011
Abu Dhabi National Chemicals Co. (ChemaWEyaat) says it has awarded a project management consulting contract to WorleyParsons for the previously announced Tacaamol aromatics complex in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/toluene/WorleyParsons-Awarded-Contract-for-Abu-Dhabi-Aromatics-Project_34069.html
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