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May 28, 2009
Brahmaputra Cracker and Polymer, a joint venture between Gail India, Oil India, Numaligarh Refinery, and the government of Assam, has confirmed the award of contracts for license and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Gail-Confirms-Assam-Cracker-Award-to-Lummus_19196.html
May 27, 2009
Borealis says it will increase the price of polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene in Europe by €60/m.t., on June 1. “This increase is necessary to preserve sustainable...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/-European-Producers-Increase-Polyethylene-Prices-_19171.html
May 26, 2009
Venezuela’s state petrochemical company Pequiven (Caracas) and Brazilian petrochemical firm Braskem (São Paulo) are considering the possibility of cooperating on...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Braskem-Pequiven-Consider-Investment-at-Camaçari_19151.html
May 19, 2009
LyondellBasell says it will expand its supply of polyolefins in Turkey by opening additional distribution facilities throughout the country. Bonded storage warehouses located in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/LyondellBasell-Expands-Polyolefin-Supply-in-Turkey_18978.html
May 8, 2009
DAK Americas and Shaw Industries say they have created a joint venture, Clear Path Recycling, to produce recycled polyethylene terephalate (PET) from post-consumer bottles. The jv...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/DAK-Shaw-Invest-in-PET-Recycling_18796.html
May 8, 2009
Saudi Ethylene and Polyethylene Co. (SEPC), a 25-75 joint venture between LyondellBasell, and Tasnee and Sahara Petrochemical Co. (Al-Jubail, Saudi Arabia) says it has started up a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Saudi-Complex-Comes-Onstream_18819.html
May 8, 2009
LyondellBasell says it will stop producing high density polyethylene (HDPE) at its Chocolate Bayou olefins complex near Alvin, TX  due to declining demand and diminishing...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/LyondellBasell-to-Stop-HDPE-Production-at-Chocolate-Bayou_18746.html
May 7, 2009
Exopack (Spartanburg, SC) and Indevco (Ajaltoun, Kesrwan, Lebanon) have agreed to form a joint venture to manufacture co-extruded polyethylene film in the Middle East. The j.v. will...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Exopack-and-Indevco-to-Form-Polyethylene-Film-JV_18660.html
May 4, 2009
Saudi Ethylene and Polyethylene Company (SEPC), a 75-25 joint venture between Tasnee and Sahara Petrochemical and LyondellBasell, says it has started up its petrochemical complex at...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Saudi-Petrochemical-Complex-Starts-Operations_18665.html
May 1, 2009
Dow Europe says it will increase polyethylene (PE) resin prices by €50/m.t. in Africa, Europe, India, and the Mideast due to rising raw material costs. The price hike was...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Dow-Europe-Hikes-PE-Prices_18642.html
April 15, 2009
Olefins continue to lag but propylene oxide (PO) and intermediates are performing better than expected....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/LyondellBasell-Says-Results-Mixed-in-Early-2009_18289.html
April 10, 2009
Maire Tecnimont says it has signed a contract worth €15 million ($20 million) with Novyi Urengoi Gas Chemical Complex (Novyi Urengoi, Russia), a Gazprom subsidiary, to provide...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Maire-Tecnimont-Signs-LDPE-Plant-Contract-in-Russia_18191.html
April 10, 2009
LyondellBasell says it will permanently close its low-density polyethylene (LDPE) plant at Fos, France. The 110,000-m.t./year unit is the company’s smallest and has been idle...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/LyondellBasell-Closes-LDPE-unit_18224.html
April 9, 2009
LyondellBasell, whose U.S. operations are under bankruptcy protection, says it will cut more than 3,000 jobs, about 17% of its total workforce and reduce the number of contractors...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/LyondellBasell-Increases-Cost-Reduction-Target-Cuts-Jobs-Closes-Plants_18137.html
April 7, 2009
Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez and the government of Japan have signed 12 bilateral agreements to study the feasibility of Japanese firms investing in energy, infrastructure and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Venezuela-and-Japan-to-Study-Petchem-Investments_18095.html
April 7, 2009
Maire Tecnimont says it has signed a contract worth €15 million ($20.1 million) with Novyi Urengoi Gas Chemical Complex (Novyi Urengoi, Russia), a Gazprom subsidiary, to provide...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Maire-Tecnimont-Signs-LDPE-Plant-Contract-in-Russia_18091.html
April 2, 2009
LyondellBasell says it will make permanent the closure of its low-density polyethylene (LDPE) plant at Fos, France. The 110,000-m.t./year unit is the company’s smallest, and has...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/LyondellBasell-to-Quit-LDPE-Production-at-French-Site_17970.html
March 30, 2009
The cumulative effect of plastics recycling on the global consumption of thermoplastic resins is having a negligible impact on the displacement of virgin resin, according to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/STUDY-Plastics-Recycling-Still-having-Negligible-Impact-on-Virgin-Resins-Market_17903.html
March 25, 2009
Sabic Europe says it will increase its prices of low-density polyethylene, linear low-density polyethylene and high-density polyethylene (HDPE) by €80/m.t. in Europe due to weak...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Sabic-Europe-to-Hike-PE-Prices_17818.html
March 23, 2009
Total Petrochemicals says it will close a low-density polyethylene (LDPE) plant at Carling, France and a secondary butanol plant at Notre-Dame-de-Gravenchon, France. The closures form...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polyethylene/Total-and-Arkema-Close-More-Plants-in-France_17778.html
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