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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
June 30, 2010
Borouge has begun commissioning its Borouge 2 petrochemical complex at Ruwais, Abu Dhabi, senior sources at Borouge tell CW. The Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. (Adnoc) has begun supplying...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Borouge-Brings-Online-Second-Petrochemical-Complex_27748.html
June 30, 2010
Borealis has signed a new 10-year contract with Neste Oil (Helsinki) covering the supply of all feedstocks and product streams between Neste Oil's refinery and Borealis's production...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Borealis-Renews-Feedstock-Contract-at-Finnish-Site-Invests-in-Borstar-Pilot-Plant_27746.html
June 29, 2010
Borouge today signed contracts valued at $2.6 billion to build a previously announced Borouge 3 complex at Ruwais, Abu Dhabi. The company formally signed the three major contracts it...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Borouge-Signs-$2-6-billion-Contracts-for-Borouge-3_27725.html
June 28, 2010
Speculation is mounting on which businesses BP will sell as part of its announced asset disposal program to strengthen financial liquidity following the oil spill in the Gulf of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Will-BP-Target-Chemicals-in-Asset-Disposal-Plan_27702.html
June 24, 2010
Cabot Corporation has announced the opening of its black masterbatch manufacturing facility in the Jebel Ali Free Zone, Dubai. The plant has an initial capacity of 25,000 m.t./year...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Cabot-Opens-Masterbatch-Facility-in-Dubai_27609.html
June 14, 2010
Plastics will play an important role as a driving force in development of the Mideast Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region, says Moayyed Al-Qurtas, vice chairman and CEO of The National Industrialization Co. (Tasnee; Riyadh, Saudi Arabia) and chairman of the GPCA Plastics Committee, speaking at the 1st GPCA Plastics Summit now taking place in Dubai....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Mideast-Gulf-Plastics-Conversion-Sector-Has-Potential-to-Emulate-China_27442.html
May 28, 2010
Chávez sought Clark Inciarte's resignation but gave him his job back a week later after receiving a detailed report showing the resins price increase was justified. Chávez says officials at state-owned companies must obtain his authorization before increasing prices. Venezuela's January 2010 currency devaluation and years without any increases for resins made the 45% rise necessary, executives say....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Chavez-Reinstates-Pequiven-President-After-Polyolefins-Pricing-Controversy_27078.html
May 13, 2010
APIC 2010Chemical industry executives are gathering in Mumbai for what could be the largest Asia Petrochemical Industry Conference (APIC) yet....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/APIC-Attracts-Biggest-Ever-Crowd_26611.html
May 13, 2010
ONGC Petro-Additions (Opal) is about to select one of the three bidding consortia to build a previously announced high-density polyethylene (HDPE) plant at Dahej, India, Opal’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/OPAL-to-Award-HDPE-Contract-in-India_26694.html
May 11, 2010
Yanbu National Petrochemical Co. (YanSab), a Sabic affiliate, reported a net profit of SR259.3 million ($69.2 million) for the first quarter of 2010 ending March 31, against a net loss...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/YanSab-Swings-to-Profit-while-Kayan-Still-Reports-a-Net-Loss_26641.html
May 10, 2010
The Abu Dhabi National Chemical Co. (Chemaweyaat) earlier this month appointed Mehdi Adib as chief executive of its Abu Dhabi Chemicals Integration Co. (Tacaamol) subsidiary. He...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Abu-Dhabi-Appoints-New-Tacaamol-CEO_26613.html
May 6, 2010
Feedstock costs and polyolefin prices are rising, the company says....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Borealis-Returns-to-Profit_26567.html
May 4, 2010
India will need to invest about $10 billion through 2016 to meet the huge increase in demand for plastics, according to Kamal P. Nanavaty, president cracker, polymers and chemicals...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/India-Needs-to-Invest-$10-Billion-to-Meet-Growth-in-Plastics-Demand_26521.html
April 28, 2010
Borouge has broken ground on a previously announced innovation center in Abu Dhabi. The center, costing in excess of $70 million, will work together with the European innovation...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Borouge-Breaks-Ground-on-Innovation-Center-in-Abu-Dhabi_26349.html
April 16, 2010
Nova Chemicals says it will invest about $78 million to replace aging equipment and increase production of low-density polyethylene (LDPE) at its Mooretown, ON plant. The province of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Nova-to-Upgrade-Mooretown-PE-Plant_26065.html
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