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October 20, 2010
The London Metal Exchange (LME) says it will delist all plastics contracts and that the last prompt date for all existing contracts will be Friday 29th April, 2011. The exchange has...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/LME-to-Delist-Plastics-Contracts-Because-of-Insufficient-Volumes_30334.html
October 19, 2010
Foster Wheeler says it has been awarded a project management consultancy (PMC) contract by Carbon Holdings for a petrochemical complex planned at Ain Sokhna, Egypt, with a nameplate...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Foster-Wheeler-Awarded-Petrochemicals-Plant-Contract-in-Egypt_30311.html
October 11, 2010
Rosneft (Moscow), a major Russian energy group, is upgrading its Angarsk, Russia petrochemical complex. The company has selected the Ineos Innovene technology for a polyethylene (PE)...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Rosneft-Upgrades-Angarsk-Russia-Petrochemical-Complex_30109.html
October 8, 2010
Chevron Phillips Chemical (CPChem) says it will build a 200,000-m.t./year 1-hexene plant at its Cedar Bayou complex in Baytown, TX. The plant is expected to start up in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/CPChem-to-Build-World-Scale-1-Hexene-Unit-at-Cedar-Bayou_30103.html
October 7, 2010
The 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...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Olefins-and-Aromatics-Consortium-Successfully-Registers-Products-with-Reach_29936.html
October 6, 2010
Braskem (São Paulo) says it will inaugurate its office at Bogota, Colombia today and the company also plans to open new offices at Singapore and at Lima, Peru by the end of this...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Braskem-to-Open-Offices-in-Colombia-Peru-and-Singapore_30015.html
October 4, 2010
Westlake Chemical says it has purchased a 50% equity interest in Cypress Interstate Pipeline from Kinder Morgan Energy Partners (KMP; Houston). Financial details were not disclosed...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Westlake-Buys-Stake-in-NGL-Pipeline_29929.html
September 22, 2010
Uhde Inventa-Fischer says it has commissioned the first line of Indorama Polymers (Bangkok) subsidiary AlphaPet’s latest polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resin plant at Decatur...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Indorama-and-Uhde-Inventa-Fischer-Commission-PET-Plant_29689.html
September 7, 2010
Borealis (Vienna) says it has appointed Gerd Löbbert as executive v.p./polyolefins, effective October 1, 2010. The move follows an announcement by Lorenzo Delorenzi, current...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Borealis-Shuffles-Management-Board-as-Delorenzi-Departs_29279.html
September 3, 2010
Sibur (Moscow) has agreed to acquire plastics company Novatek-Polymer from Novatek (Tarko-Sale, Russia). Novatek will transfer 32% of Novatek-Polymer to Sibur on conclusion of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Sibur-Acquires-Polyolefin-Processor_29259.html
September 1, 2010
BP says it has agreed to sell its interests in ethylene and polyethylene (PE) assets in Malaysia to its partner Petronas. Under the terms of the deal, BP will sell its 15% stake in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/BP-Sells-Malaysian-Petrochemical-Business-to-Petronas_29129.html
August 26, 2010
LyondellBasell says it has started up a 320,000-m.t./year high-density polyethylene (HDPE) plant at Münchsmünster, Germany. The plant is based on LyondellBasell’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/LyondellBasell-Starts-up-HDPE-Plant_29045.html
August 25, 2010
LyondellBasell, which is in the process of listing on the New York Stock Exchange, says it will no longer do business in Iran. The company has in the past been heavily involved in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/LyondellBasell-to-Discontinue-Doing-Business-in-Iran_29009.html
August 23, 2010
Rabigh Refining and Petrochemical Co. (Petro Rabigh; Rabigh, Saudi Arabia), a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Sumitomo Chemical, has begun maintenance work on its oxygen and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Petro-Rabigh-Halts-Production-at-Rabigh-Complex-Due-to-Maintenance_28962.html
August 4, 2010
Ineos Group Holdings (Lausanne) reported historical cost Ebitda (HC Ebitda) for the second quarter of 2010 of €478 million ($616.5 million), compared to €352 million in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Ineos-Reports-Higher-Second-Quarter-Ebitda-on-Strong-Demand_28331.html
August 2, 2010
Gail India (New Delhi) says it has signed an agreement to market all of the petrochemical products produced from Brahmaputra Cracker and Polymer Ltd. (BCPL) at Lepetkata in the state...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Gail-India-Signs-Marketing-Deal-with-BCPL_28464.html
July 26, 2010
Invista is considering the sale of its North American polymers and resins business, including polyethylene terephthalate (PET), polyester intermediates feedstocks, film products...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Invista-May-Sell-Polymers-and-Resins-Business_28243.html
July 13, 2010
Colombia’s state oil company Ecopetrol (Bogotá) has hired E&C firm Mustang to study a grassroots polymers plant in Colombia. The study will look at ways the to achieve...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Colombias-Ecopetrol-Evaluates-Grassroots-Petrochemical-Complex_28015.html
July 13, 2010
Mitsui Chemicals today held the official opening ceremony of its Tafmer olefin elastomers plant at Jurong Island, Singapore. Production at the 100,000 m.t./year plant started in March...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Mitsui-Chemicals-Inaugurates-Singapore-Elastomers-Plant_28012.html
July 6, 2010
Sources in Qatar have confirmed to CW that ExxonMobil Chemical is on the verge of stepping out of a previously announced multi-billion dollar petrochemical joint venture project at Ras...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Total-and-Shell-Ready-to-Step-in-as-ExxonMobil-Prepares-to-Exit-Qatari-Project_27840.html
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