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March 27, 2011By 2015 the market share of polyester fiber is expected to increase to more than half of world demand, analysts say, in a long-term trend that puts fundamental macroeconomics under a...
March 24, 2011Showa Denko and Nippon Steel Chemical (NSC; Tokyo), a subsidiary of Nippon Steel (Tokyo), say they have agreed to establish a joint venture company that will take over NSC's production...
December 14, 2010Keyuan Petrochemicals (Ningbo, China) says it will spend about $3.8 million to expand petrochemical capacity at its by about 30%, to 720,000 m.t./year at its Nigbo facility. The...
October 7, 2010The European chemical industry can breathe a collective sigh of relief: The Light Olefins & Aromatics Consortium (LOA; Brussels) is successfully on track to complete the Reach...
August 24, 2010The sale forms part of Shell's plans to cut its refining capacity....
October 7, 2009Sunoco says it will idle production at its 145,000-bpd Eagle Point refinery at Westville, NJ due to weak demand and increased capacity that has pressured margins. About 400 employees...
August 14, 2009A range of chemicals are made at the refinery complex....
December 16, 2008Naphtha Prices in Asia Edge Up, Benzene and Toluene also Climb...
August 6, 2007Dow Chemical says it shut its toluene diisocyanate (TDI) plant in Camaçari, Brazil on April 10 for a 30-day maintenance turnaround. Dow says it is evaluating additional...
July 31, 2007EPA has released its list of 73 proposed substances it plans to test for potential to disrupt the endocrine system, which is associated with some neurological and developmental health...
July 24, 2007European butadiene contracts have settled for the second quarter at a €25/m.t. increase, to €895/m.t. del, a record high. Strong demand and tight supplies boosted prices...
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