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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
October 7, 2011
Researchers from the U.K. Universities of Durham (Durham) and Leeds (Leeds) have developed a model that can be used as a high tech recipe book for making the perfect plastic for a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/U-K-Researchers-Take-out-Trial-and-Error-of-Developing-Novel-Plastic-Compounds_38160.html
September 9, 2011
ConocoPhillips plans to include its stake in Chevron Phillips Chemical (CP Chem), a 50-50 joint venture with Chevron, with the downstream refining assets that it plans to spin off in by mid-2012....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/ConocoPhillips-to-Include-CP-Chem-Stake-with-Refining-Assets-for-Spin-Off_37524.html
August 25, 2011
The complex will use low-cost ethane gas to produce 840,000 m.t./year of ethylene and 800,000 m.t./year of polyethylene. It  is expected to start production in 2016 and to generate sales of $1.4 billion/year....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/LG-Chem-Plans-$4-billion-Petrochemicals-JV-in-Kazakhstan_37129.html
August 4, 2011
Dow Chemical, previously disclosed as an official partner to the Olympic games, says it will showcase an array of its products at the London Olympic games in the summer of 2012...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Dow-Chemical-to-Wrap-London-Olympic-Stadium_36625.html
August 2, 2011
Westlake Chemical reported second-quarter net income up 42% from the year ago quarter, to $81 million ($1.21/share), on sales up 13%, to $925 million. Income from operations was up...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Higher-Sales-Improved-Margins-Boost-Westlakes-Earnings_36606.html
July 7, 2011
Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd. (HPL; Kolkata, India), the only petrochemicals producer on India’s east coast, will shut down its entire complex at Haldia, India for a period of about...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Haldia-Petrochemicals-Will-Shutter-Entire-Complex-for-About-Two-Weeks_35974.html
June 30, 2011
Gail India (New Delhi) has made a proposal to build a naphtha cracker at Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, one of India’s Petroleum, Chemicals and Petrochemicals Investment Regions...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Gail-India-Plans-Naphtha-Cracker-in-Andhra-Pradesh_35869.html
June 27, 2011
The government of the Russian Amur region, which shares its southern border with China, has proposed the construction of a joint ruble217 billion ($7.7 billion) refinery and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Russia-Proposes-a-Russo-Chinese-Refinery-and-Petchems-Project_35800.html
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