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May 21, 2012

Commodity prices have had one of the steepest weekly slips since the recession, according to the IHS Global Insight Industrial Materials Price Index (GIIMPI). The 3% decline comes as market sentiment sours over the impact of elections and austerity programs in Europe.

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http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Materials-Prices-Fall-Sharply_43630.html
May 21, 2012
Braskem (São Paulo) and Grupo Idesa (Mexico City) say they have received final approval for $300 million in financing from the International Finance Corporation (Washington)...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Ethylene-XXI-Receives-Financing-Environmental-Approvals_43631.html
May 18, 2012
Woelfel: Positioning the company for growth. Nova Chemicals has set out to capitalize on abundant and cost-advantaged ethane by expanding ethylene and polyethylene (PE) operations in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Nova-Chemicals-Boosting-Feedstocks-Reaping-Benefits_43534.html
May 11, 2012
This Week on CW:   Westlake has dropped its $1.3-billion unsolicited bid for Georgia Gulf after the rival vinyls maker refused to enter into negotiations.   Ineos is...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-May-11_43431.html
May 11, 2012
PolyOne has signed a cooperation and supply agreement with Xenia to successfully transition from metal or thermoset resins to thermoplastic composites in high-end applications. This...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/PolyOne-and-Xenia-Sign-Metal-and-Thermoset-Replacement-Agreement_43331.html
May 11, 2012
LyondellBasell is increasing its dividend by 60%, effective June 11, to shareholders on record as of May 21. The 40 cts/share payments are subject to approval by the management board...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/LyondellBasell-Increases-Dividend_43317.html
May 9, 2012
Ineos Olefins & Polymers Europe, a subsidiary of Ineos, says it has decided to consider the possible divestment of its high-density polyethylene (HDPE) plants at Rosignano, Italy...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Ineos-Considers-Divestment-of-HDPE-Plants-in-Italy-and-France_43312.html
April 2, 2012
Chevron Phillips Chemical (CPChem) syas it will build a 250,000 m.t./year on-purpose 1-hexene plant at its Cedar Bayou Chemical Complex at Baytown, TX. Construction is expected to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/CPChem-Plans-1-Hexene-Plant-at-Baytown_42431.html
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
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