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July 2, 2012
Brazil’s state oil company Petrobras (Rio de Janeiro) says plans for the Complejo Petroquimica Rio de Janeiro (Comperj) petrochemical complex near Rio de Janeiro have been...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Petrobras-Delays-Rio-de-Janeiro-Petrochemical-Project_44593.html
June 29, 2012
Sunoco’s Marcus Hook, PA industrial complex—a former oil refinery and petrochemical facility that was shut down in December 2011—may be able to be reused in ways that...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Study-Marcus-Hook-Site-Could-House-Cracker-or-PDH-Unit_44528.html
June 3, 2012
Sahara Petrochemicals (Riyadh) has announced that its Al Waha Petrochemicals joint venture with LyondellBasell was taken offline on June 1 for a scheduled maintenance turnaround and to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Al-Waha-Propane-Dehydro-and-PP-Complex-are-Offline-for-Modifications_43935.html
May 25, 2012
Rosneft (Moscow), Russia’s oil and gas major with petrochemical ambitions, has appointed Igor Sechin as the new president of the company. The appointment was endorsed by...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/New-Company-President-Plans-to-Revitalize-Rosneft_43717.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/polypropylene/LyondellBasell-Increases-Dividend_43317.html
May 4, 2012
Advanced Petrochemical Co. (Advanced; Jubail, Saudi Arabia) and the Turkish trader Bayegan (Istanbul) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Thursday to build a $1-billion...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Advanced-Petrochemical-and-Bayegan-to-Form-PP-Production-JV-in-Turkey_43222.html
May 1, 2012
Advanced Petrochemical Co. (Advanced; Jubail, Saudi Arabia) says it will shortly sign a memorandum of understanding with an undisclosed Turkish firm to form a polypropylene (PP)...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Advanced-Petrochemical-to-Establish-PP-Production-Joint-Venture-in-Turkey_43146.html
April 18, 2012
Advanced Petrochemical Company (Advanced; Jubail, Saudi Arabia) has reported a major drop in profit in the first quarter of this year compared with the same period of last year and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Advanced-Reports-Lower-Profits-Citing-Low-Prices-and-High-Feedstock-Costs_42750.html
April 11, 2012
Sibur (Moscow) says it has acquired the remaining 50% of the chartered capital of Biaxplen LLC (Moscow), one of Russia's largest manufacturers of biaxially oriented polypropylene film...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Sibur-Acquires-the-Remaining-50-percent-of-Russian-PP-Film-Producer_42624.html
April 2, 2012
Braskem (São Paulo) says it has appointed Fernando Musa CEO of Braskem America (Philadelphia), replacing Luiz de Mendonca, who will take the job of CEO at ETH Bioenergia, an...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Musa-to-Take-the-Helm-at-Braskem-America_42433.html
March 19, 2012
Ineos Technologies says it has licensed its Innovene polypropylene (PP) process to China Shenhua Coal to Liquid and Chemical Co. (Beijing), a wholly owned subsidiary of Shenhua Group...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Ineos-Licenses-Polypropylene-Technology-to-Chinese-Firm_42105.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/polypropylene/Petrochemicals-and-Polymers-Sector-Poised-for-Major-Expansion_41412.html
February 14, 2012
Ineos Technologies says it has licensed its Innovene polypropylene (PP) process to Zhong Tian He Chuang Energy Co., a joint venture between Sinopec and China Coal group (Beijing), for...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Ineos-Licenses-Polypropylene-Technology-to-Chinese-Firm_41336.html
February 14, 2012
Sibur's petrochemical production went up by 6.7% in 2011, to 14.4 million m.t. Polymers and synthetic rubbers production, however, decreased 4.6% and 1.4% in 2011, to 564,700 m.t. and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Sibur-Reports-Increase-in-Petchem-Production-Decrease-in-Polymers-Output-in-2011_41334.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/polypropylene/PlastIndia-2012-Infinite-Opportunities_40951.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/polypropylene/ADB-Helps-Develop-Uzbekistans-Largest-Petchems-Complex_40740.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/polypropylene/Relationship-Between-Light-Vehicles-and-the-Chemical-Industry-Grows-Stronger_39967.html
December 8, 2011
NatPet (Yanbu, Saudi Arabia), a subsidiary of the Alujain Group, is diversifying downstream into plastics processing, using polypropylene (PP) from its 400,000 m.t./year Yanbu...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/NatPet-Diversifies-Downstream-Completes-Reliability-Tests_39483.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/polypropylene/CPChem-Completes-Construction-of-Saudi-Petrochemical-Complex_39599.html
November 30, 2011
UOP has licensed its propane dehydrogenation technology to Zhejiang Shaoxing Sanjin Petrochemical Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of Zhejiang Fuling Holding Group (Shaoxing City...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/UOP-Licenses-Propane-Dehydrogenation-Technology-for-Big-Plant-in-China_39422.html
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