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May 26, 2014
Biaxplen, a subsidiary of Sibur Holding (Moscow), has commissioned a new biaxially-oriented polypropylene (BOPP) film production line at Novokuybyshevsk, Samara region, Russia. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Sibur-brings-onstream-BOPP-film-plant-at-Novokuybyshevsk_61317.html
May 23, 2014
Gazprom Neft, Sibur, and the Titan Group have signed an agreement to establish a joint venture based on the existing Omsk, Russia, polypropylene (PP) plant owned by Poliom. As part of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Sibur-Gazprom-Neft-and-Titan-Group-form-PP-joint-venture-in-Russia_61298.html
May 23, 2014
Bolivian president Evo Morales has announced plans for a $1.8-billion petrochemical plant in the department of Tarija in southern Bolivia. The area has the largest proven natural gas...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Bolivia-announces-$1-8-billion-petchems-project-update_61162.html
May 22, 2014
Borealis and Borouge, a joint venture with Abu Dhabi National Oil Co., have been working with the Renault-Nissan Alliance to develop a range of polypropylene (PP) materials that meet...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Borealis-develops-PP-range-for-Renault-Nissan_61223.html
May 19, 2014
Borouge, a 60-40 joint venture between Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. and Borealis (Vienna), has begun starting up the Borouge 3 gas cracker complex. Abdulaziz Alhajri, CEO of Borouge...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Borouge-3-cracker-in-start-up-phase-full-production-by-year-end_61121.html
May 13, 2014
Sabic announced today that it will launch its first portfolio of renewable polyolefins, certified under the ISCC Plus certification scheme, which involves strict traceability. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Sabic-to-launch-renewable-PE-and-PP-production-in-Europe_61051.html
May 12, 2014
Toyo Engineering today gave more details on a petrochemical contract it is carrying out for a previously announced project for state group Turkmengas (Ashgabat) in Turkmenistan...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Toyo-Engineering-outlines-petchem-contract-in-Turkmenistan_60983.html
May 8, 2014
Ineos Technologies announced today that it has licensed its process technology for two polyolefin plants to be built in China. The company will provide the technology to Xinjiang...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Ineos-licenses-polyethylene-and-polypropylene-technology-to-China_60945.html
May 1, 2014
Titan Group (Omsk, Russia) has increased its polypropylene (PP) capacity at Omsk through a technology upgrade, the company announced. Capacity has increased by 25% from about...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Titan-completes-PP-capacity-hike-at-Omsk_60734.html
April 24, 2014
A groundbreaking ceremony has been held for a project that includes an ethane cracker, and polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP) production facilities, at Kiyanly, Turkmenistan...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Groundbreaking-ceremony-held-for-$3-4-billion-petchem-complex-in-Turkmenistan_60487.html
April 23, 2014
Milliken (Spartanburg, SC) announced today that it is building new capacity for a clarifying agent for polypropylene (PP) at Blacksburg, SC. The new capacity will be onstream in 2015...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Milliken-to-increase-capacity-for-PP-clarifier_60492.html
April 22, 2014
Quality Circular Polymers (QCP; Urmond, Netherlands), an initiative of Huub Meessen and Marc Houtermans—entrepreneurs with extensive experience in petrochemicals—will...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Start-up-to-build-polymer-plant-based-on-used-plastics-in-the-Netherlands_60448.html
April 1, 2014
Saudi Aramco said today that its wholly-owned subsidiary Saudi Aramco Products Trading Company (ATC) has begun trading chemical products from Petro Rabigh (Rabigh, Saudi Arabia), a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Aramco-begins-trading-chemical-products-from-Petro-Rabigh_59976.html
March 31, 2014
China’s polypropylene (PP) demand represents 33% of worldwide demand, far ahead of North America and Western Europe, each a distant joint second at 14%, IHS Chemical says...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/IHS-WPC-2014-China-is-still-a-net-PP-importer-but-it-continues-working-toward-self-sufficiency_59932.html
March 28, 2014
Nizhnekamskneftekhim (NKNK; Nizhnekamsk, Russia), a major producer of petrochemicals, today reported lower earnings and revenues for full-year 2013, citing a slowdown in the global...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/NKNK-reports-lower-earnings-advances-cracker-project_59901.html
March 24, 2014
Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Co. (Orpic; Muscat) has selected CB&I to carry out front-end engineering and design (FEED) on its previously announced $3.6-billion...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Oman-selects-CB-and-I-for-FEED-and-cracker-technology-Engineers-India-for-project-management_59789.html
March 11, 2014
Sibur said today that its Tobolsk-Polymer (Tobolsk, Russia) unit has obtained the European Union’s Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, and Restriction of chemicals (Reach)...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Siburs-products-from-Tobolsk-gain-access-to-EU-market-with-Reach-certification_59461.html
February 27, 2014
The Dalian Commodities Exchange (DCE; Dalian, China) polypropylene (PP) futures contract will commence trading on 28 February, the same day as the Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/DCE-to-launch-PP-futures-contract-on-28-February_59117.html
January 20, 2014
Ineos announced today that Vung Ro Petroleum has selected the Innovene polypropylene (PP) technology for a 900,000-m.t./year PP plant to be built in Vietnam. The facility will be built...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Ineos-licenses-PP-technology-for-a-large-plant-in-Vietnam_58121.html
January 16, 2014
Tianjin Bohua Petrochemical (Tianjin, China) has started production its previously announced propane dehydrogenation (PDH) unit at Tianjin, China. The 600,000-m.t./year is the first...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Chinas-first-PDH-plant-starts-production_58036.html
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