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July 15, 2014
Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Co. (Orpic; Muscat) has awarded several technology provision contracts for its previously announced, $3.6-billion Liwa plastics...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Oman-awards-technology-contracts-for-$3-6-billion-petchem-project_62456.html
July 14, 2014
Nizhnekamskneftekhim (NKNK; Nizhnekamsk, Russia), a leading producer of petrochemicals, announced today that it has started producing a new grade of polypropylene (PP) as part of an...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Nizhnekamsk-starts-producing-new-PP-grade_62440.html
July 9, 2014
Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Co., (Orpic; Muscat) on Tuesday held a workshop for engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractors to brief them on the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Oman-to-invite-bids-for-$3-6-billion-petrochemical-project_62361.html
July 7, 2014
Advanced Petrochemical Co. (Advanced; Al Jubail), a producer of polypropylene (PP), reports an increase of 35% in its second-quarter net profit, to 185 million Saudi riyals ($49.3...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Advanced-Petrochemical-reports-higher-second-quarter-profits_62265.html
July 7, 2014
LG International (LGI; Seoul) and its partner Hyundai Engineering & Construction have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with state-owned energy group Turkmengas (Ashgabat)...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/LGI-extends-involvement-in-Turkmenistan-projects-will-offtake-products_62262.html
June 27, 2014
The future of Europe's polyolefin value chain lies in making it inclusive of future generations of employees, says Koos van Haasteren, executive v.p. at Sabic Europe. In a keynote...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/PEPP-2014-The-future-of-Europes-polyolefin-value-chain-lies-in-sustainability-related-opportunities_62037.html
June 25, 2014
Asia will remain the main demand region for polyolefins, and its share of worldwide polyolefin consumption will exceed 50% by 2020, with China representing well over half of this...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/PEPP-2014-Asia-will-continue-to-drive-demand-growth-for-polyolefins_62020.html
June 25, 2014
Europe's olefins and polyolefins industry needs to improve its feedstock flexibility while continuing to innovate and create opportunities, since it faces growing competition from...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/PEPP-2014-Europes-polyolefins-industry-must-innovate-improve-feedstock-flexibility_62013.html
June 16, 2014
Nizhnekamskneftekhim (NKNK; Nizhnekamsk, Russia), one of the country’s leading producers of petrochemicals, today announced that it has accepted the resignation of Oleg Nesterov...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/NKNK-appoints-new-general-director-starts-producing-automotive-grade-PP_61831.html
June 10, 2014
Sibur (Moscow), Russia’s largest petrochemicals producer, today reported a 263% increase in first-quarter profit, to 56.8 billion Russian rubles ($1.65 billion), on 21% higher...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Sibur-reports-big-increase-in-first-quarter-results-new-PP-plant-contributes_61641.html
June 5, 2014
The Competition Tribunal of South Africa today imposed a combined 534-million South African rand ($49.9 million) penalty for excessive pricing of propylene and polypropylene...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/South-Africa-penalizes-Sasol-$50-million-for-overcharging-for-propylene-PP_61578.html
June 2, 2014
Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT), the manager and operator of Khalifa Port container terminal, has signed a contract with Borouge under which ADT will design, construct, and operate a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Borouge-and-ADT-sign-packaging-services-contract_61470.html
May 30, 2014
The State Bank for Foreign Economic Affairs of Turkmenistan has signed a 10-year loan agreement with the Japan Bank for International Cooperation and the South Korea Export-Import...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Turkmenistan-signs-loan-agreement-for-petchems-project_61448.html
May 27, 2014
Borealis has launched a portfolio of polypropylene (PP) compound grades composed of post-consumer recycled (PCR) and virgin content for interior, exterior and under-the-bonnet (UTB)...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Borealis-launches-PP-portfolio-that-uses-post-consumer-recycled-and-virgin-resin_61324.html
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
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