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March 30, 2012
Braskem (São Paulo) says it has a signed a deal with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to supply three compressor trains for the planned 1.05 million m.t./year Ethylene XXI complex at...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Mitsubishi-to-Supply-Compressor-Trains-for-Braskem-Idesa-Ethylene-XXI-Project_42403.html
March 13, 2012
Nova Chemicals reported fourth-quarter net income of $77 million, up 22% from the year-ago quarter, on higher margins in the company’s olefins segment. Sales were down 5.8% from...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Nova-Chemicals-Posts-Fourth-Quarter-Profit_41962.html
February 27, 2012
Formosa Plastics says it will invest about $1.7 billion at its Point Comfort, TX site to build a new, grassroots 800,000-m.t./year ethane cracker, an associated 600,000-m.t./year propane dehydrogenation (PDH) unit and a new 300,000-m.t./year low-density polyethylene (LDPE) resin plant. Start-up is expected in 2016, Formosa says.
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http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Formosa-Updates-Plans-for-U-S-Expansion_41617.html
February 22, 2012
Negotiations for a financing package for the Ethylene XXI complex planned by Braskem (São Paulo) and  Grupo Idesa (Mexico City) for Coatzacoalcos, Mexico are “going...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Ethylene-XXI-Financing-Slated-for-Completion-by-End-of-April_41550.html
February 21, 2012
Mitra: Doubling investments in petchems. India’s petrochemical and polymer sectors are set for a major boost under the country’s 12th five-year plan, which runs through...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Petrochemicals-and-Polymers-Sector-Poised-for-Major-Expansion_41412.html
February 14, 2012
Saudi Arabia's Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu says it has authorized previously announced chemical expansion projects totaling SR21.2 billion ($5.6 billion) at Jubail. The deals...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Saudi-Arabia-Approves-$5-6-Billion-Expansion-Projects-at-Jubail_41339.html
February 3, 2012
This Week on CW:   Dow Chemical reported a $20 million loss on a tax-related one-time charge. Excluding the charge, Dow recorded earnings of $289 million, down from the year-ago...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-Feb-3_41016.html
February 1, 2012
PlastIndia, a triennial plastics show, opened in New Delhi today. The international exhibition and conference was inaugurated by K. Jose Cyriac, secretary at the department of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/PlastIndia-2012-Infinite-Opportunities_40951.html
January 25, 2012
A U.S. appeals court has upheld a 2010 ruling that Nova had infringed on Dow’s patents for a line of polyethylene resins used in plastic bags. The court upheld a $61.7 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Dow-Wins-Appeal-Against-Nova-in-PE-Resin-Patent-Case_40754.html
January 25, 2012
The Asian Development Bank (ADB; Manila) said today that it has approved a loan and political risk guarantees of up to $400 million to help build a previously announced petrochemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/ADB-Helps-Develop-Uzbekistans-Largest-Petchems-Complex_40740.html
January 23, 2012
An explosion rocked one of LyondellBasell’s low-density polyethylene (LDPE) units at Wesseling, Germany over the weekend, affecting LDPE production. The blast injured seven...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/LyondellBasells-Wesseling-LDPE-Unit-Rocked-by-Explosion_40688.html
December 23, 2011
The light vehicle industry is a customer of growing importance for the chemical industry in North America, according to ACC's latest Chemistry and Light Vehicles report, released this...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Relationship-Between-Light-Vehicles-and-the-Chemical-Industry-Grows-Stronger_39967.html
December 8, 2011
Honeywell has purchased Evonik’s polyethylene (PE) wax technology portfolio, including patents, the company says. The PE waxes have a number of uses in applications such as...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Honeywell-Buys-PE-Wax-Portfolio-from-Evonik_39494.html
December 8, 2011
Chevron Phillips Chemical (CPChem) said on Wednesday that construction on its Saudi petrochemical joint venture project has been completed. The complex was built at Jubail by Saudi...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/CPChem-Completes-Construction-of-Saudi-Petrochemical-Complex_39599.html
November 17, 2011
Industry groups Plastics Europe (Brussels, Belgium), ACC and the Society of the Plastics Industry (SPI; Washington, DC) have partnered with 51 other global plastics organizations to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Plastics-Groups-Partner-to-Combat-Marine-Litter_39127.html
November 1, 2011
Westlake Chemical reported third-quarter net income of $67.9 million ($1.01/share), up 8% from the year ago quarter and beating analysts’ estimates of 98 cts/share, according to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Profits-Rise-at-Westlake_38740.html
October 28, 2011
LyondellBasell reported third-quarter net income of $895 million, up 92% from the year-ago quarter, on sales up 29%, to $13 billion. Results were driven by strong performance in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/LyondellBasells-Earnings-Soar-on-Advantaged-U-S-Olefins-Business_38683.html
October 20, 2011
LyondellBasell says it has developed an enhanced logistics concept with its distributors designed to improve service to its polypropylene (PP) and polyethylene (PE) customers in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/LyondellBasell-Enhances-European-PP-and-PE-Distribution-Plans-to-Close-Alastian-Sales-Channel-Next-Month_38434.html
October 17, 2011
Ungerleider: Demand growth will outpace supply. Woelfel: North American PE producers will remain competitive. Following a strong rebound in 2010, domestic demand for polyethylene (PE)...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/North-American-Polyethylene-Producers-Optimistic-for-Growth_38355.html
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