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November 25, 2010
India has imposed definitive antidumping duties on imports of polypropylene (PP) from Oman, Saudi Arabia, and Singapore. The Ministry of Finance (New Delhi) slapped provisional...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/India-Slaps-Definitive-Antidumping-Duties-on-PP-from-Oman-Saudi-Arabia-and-Singapore_31202.html
November 5, 2010
Total and China Power Investment Corporation (CPI; Beijing) have signed a letter of understanding to jointly develop a coal-based petrochemical complex  in coal-rich Inner...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Total-Signs-Deal-to-Develop-Coal-Based-Petrochemical-Complex-in-China_30749.html
November 3, 2010
Univation Technologies has licensed its Unipol polyethylene technology to PuCheng Clean Energy Chemical Co. The process will be used in a 300,000-m.t./year high- to linear low-density...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Chinese-Coal-to-Chemicals-Firm-Licenses-Unipol-Polyethylene-Technology_30686.html
November 2, 2010
Dow Chemical says it will likely retain its leading linear-low density polyethylene (LLDPE) franchise in any future deals involving its plastics business. A planned sale of a 50% stake...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Dow-Chemical-Shifts-Strategy-on-Plastics_30663.html
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/polypropylene/LME-to-Delist-Plastics-Contracts-Because-of-Insufficient-Volumes_30334.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/polypropylene/Rosneft-Upgrades-Angarsk-Russia-Petrochemical-Complex_30109.html
October 5, 2010
Mitsui Chemicals and Honam Petrochemical Corp. (Seoul) have agreed to form an equally owned joint venture to build a polypropylene (PP) catalysts manufacturing plant in Korea. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Mitsui-Chemicals-and-Honam-Form-PP-Catalysts-Production-JV-in-Korea_29949.html
September 24, 2010
Braskem America says it will invest $40 million in its U.S. polypropylene (PP) business through 2011, upgrading facilities’ infrastructure, and integrating business processes...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Braskem-Plans-Polypropylene-Upgrade-at-La-Porte-TX_29787.html
September 23, 2010
LyondellBasell says it plans to extend production and technology capabilities of its Spherizone process polypropylene (PP) plant at Brindisi, Italy. The project will add 50,000...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/LyondellBasell-Expands-Spherizone-Polypropylene-Plant-in-Italy_29708.html
September 22, 2010
Energy company Rosneft (Moscow) and China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC) have held a foundation-laying ceremony for a previously announced $5-billion joint venture refinery and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/CNPC-and-Rosneft-Build-Refinery-and-Petrochemicals-Complex-at-Tianjin_29683.html
September 15, 2010
LyondellBasell says its Spheripol process technology has been selected by Pucheng Clean Energy Chemical for a new 400,000 m.t./year polypropylene (PP) plant to be built in the Pucheng...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/LyondellBasell-Technology-Selected-for-PP-Plant-in-China_29491.html
September 8, 2010
Sibur says it has acquired a 50% stake in polypropylene (PP) manufacturer NPP Neftekhimya from Moscow Oil Refinery (MOR). NPP Neftekhimya will be operated as a 50-50 joint venture...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Sibur-Buys-Stake-in-Moscow-PP-Producer_29306.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/polypropylene/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/polypropylene/Sibur-Acquires-Polyolefin-Processor_29259.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/polypropylene/Petro-Rabigh-Halts-Production-at-Rabigh-Complex-Due-to-Maintenance_28962.html
August 17, 2010
South Africa's Competition Commission has ruled that Sasol has abused its dominant market position to overcharge local buyers of propylene and polypropylene (PP) and has referred...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Sasol-Rejects-South-African-Allegations-of-Overpricing_28752.html
August 11, 2010
Alujain Corporation (Jeddah, Saudi Arabia) has announced to the Saudi Stock Exchange, Tadawul, that its majority owned subsidiary National Petrochemical Industrial Co. (NatPet) has...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/NatPet-Settles-Insurance-Claims-for-Delays-to-PP-Plant-Start-up_28725.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/polypropylene/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/polypropylene/Gail-India-Signs-Marketing-Deal-with-BCPL_28464.html
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