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August 25, 2015
LyondellBasell CEO Bob Patel expects to announce a polyethylene project later this year, according to a report in the Houston Chronicle. The plant could be located in the Houston area or at one of the company’s sites in southern Texas, says the report. The Houston Chronicle interviewed Patel last week at LyondellBasell’s Channelview complex....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Report-LyondellBasell-planning-PE-investment-for-site-in-Texas_73149.html
August 24, 2015
A rekindling of direct foreign investment in Iran’s huge petrochemical sector—if and when international sanctions are lifted—could reap large rewards for nimble...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/IHS-Chemical-Irans-petchem-sector-offers-opportunities-albeit-for-non-risk-averse-investors_73134.html
August 20, 2015
Borouge, a 60-40 joint venture between Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. and Borealis (Vienna), has selected Neste Jacobs (Porvoo, Finland), a technology, engineering, and project management...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Borouge-selects-Neste-Jacobs-for-PE-plant-modification-at-Ruwais_73087.html
August 17, 2015
Unipetrol (Prague), a subsidiary of PKN Orlen (PÅ‚ock, Poland), on Friday declared force majeure on products from its petrochemicals site at Litvínov, Czech Republic. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Unipetrol-declares-force-majeure-on-petrochemicals-from-Litvinov_73012.html
August 13, 2015
Talke (Hürth, Germany) says it has completed construction of a logistics complex to store and handle polyethylene (PE) granules at the manufacturing site of Slovnaft (Bratislava...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/German-firm-completes-PE-logistics-complex-at-Slovnaft-site_72961.html
July 29, 2015
Kuwait’s Petrochemical Industries Corp. (PIC; Kuwait City), wholly owned by Kuwait Petroleum Corp., is at an advanced stage of a feasibility study for a petrochemicals and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Exclusive-Kuwait-CEO-confirms-petchem-plans-in-Kuwait-talks-with-OPaL-in-India_72511.html
July 28, 2015
LyondellBasell reports net income from continuing operations of $1.3 billion, up 7.8% year-over-year (YOY) as higher volumes and lower feedstock costs more than offset declines in product prices. Sales totaled $9.1 billion, up 11.7% YOY....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/LyondellBasell-income-up-beats-analyst-consensus_72480.html
July 20, 2015
Hanwha Chemical (Seoul) has merged its Hanwha Compound and Hanwha Next subsidiaries under the Hanwha Compound business, according to local news reports. The combined entity will...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Reports-Hanwha-Chemical-merges-compound-business-units_72308.html
July 9, 2015
Nizhnekamskneftekhim (NKNK; Nizhnekamsk, Russia), a leading Russian producer of petrochemicals and part of the local TAIF Group (Kazan), has decided to divide its planned $9-billion...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Russian-petchems-firm-NKNK-splits-$9-billion-cracker-project-into-two-phases_72038.html
July 5, 2015
Brahmaputra Cracker and Polymer (BCPL) has begun the commissioning of its long-delayed Assam cracker project at Lepetkata, India. Three units—the gas sweetening unit, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Assam-gas-cracker-project-in-commissioning-phase_71883.html
June 30, 2015
SCG Packaging (Bangkok) has acquired an 80% stake in a Vietnamese flexible packaging company, its parent Siam Cement (Bangkok) said Tuesday. TC Flexible Packaging...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/SCG-Packaging-buys-80-percent-stake-in-Vietnamese-company_71747.html
June 24, 2015
A fire broke out at a silo belonging to Petronas Chemicals' low-density polyethylene (LDPE) plant at Kerteh, Malaysia, Tuesday evening, Petronas says. The fire started at 5:00 pm local...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Petronas-Chemicals-reports-fire-at-silo-belonging-to-LDPE-unit_71555.html
June 22, 2015
Gazprombank (Moscow) has provided a credit facility to the State Oil Co. of the Azerbaijan Republic (Socar; Baku), the two entities have announced. Gazprombank's investment committee...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Gazprombank-provides-loan-to-Socars-polymer-project-in-Azerbaijan_71504.html
June 18, 2015
A consortium comprising the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and leading international investors, have agreed to invest in the development of ZapSibNeftekhim, Sibur’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Sibur-secures-funds-for-its-largest-petchems-project-planned-at-Tobolsk_71453.html
June 16, 2015
Nova Chemicals has commissioned and begun operating a semi-commercial scale, nine-layer blown-film co-extrusion line at the company’s Centre for Performance Applications at Calgary, AB. Nova says the unit will be the cornerstone of additional investments at the facility....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Nova-commissions-semi-commercial-nine-layer-blown-film-line_71368.html
June 11, 2015
Lotte Chemical Titan (Kuala Lumpur) has confirmed that an industrial accident took place at its polyethylene no. 3 plant at Tanjung Langsat, Malaysia, on Monday, a company spokesman...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Lotte-Chemical-Titan-confirms-industrial-accident-struck-PE-plant_71157.html
June 5, 2015
The Dangote Group (Lagos), one of the most diversified business conglomerates in Africa, is planning to build a $4-billion petrochemical complex at Lekki, near Lagos, CW has learned...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Dangote-to-build-world-scale-cracker-polyolefin-plants-in-Nigeria_71030.html
June 3, 2015
Delegates to this year’s IHS Chemical polyethylene-polypropylene global technology and business forum, currently taking place in Zurich, were told that the polyethylene (PE) and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/PEPP-2015-Tightness-in-Europe-will-ease-North-American-PE-supplies-will-increase_70975.html
June 2, 2015
SK Global Chemical (SKGC; Seoul) is to sell Nexlene, its premium polyethylene PE business to its joint venture with Sabic. Sabic SK Nexlene Co. (Singapore), an equally owned jv between...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/SK-Global-Chemical-sells-Nexlene-PE-business-to-JV-with-Sabic_70928.html
May 28, 2015
Sabic has declared force majeure on low-density polyethylene (LDPE) at the company's Wilton, UK plant. The unit has "encountered unexpected technical issues [...] in the form of a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Sabic-declares-force-majeure-on-LDPE-at-UK-site_70759.html
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