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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
July 15, 2010
Russia's state owned Bank for the Development and Foreign Economic Affairs (Vnesheconombank; Moscow), Sibur Holding and Sibur's subsidiary Tobolsk-Polymer, have signed credit...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Sibur-Signs-Loan-Agreement-for-Tobolsk-Complex_28069.html
July 14, 2010
Petron Corp. (Manila) plans to reactivate a polypropylene (PP) plant at Mariveles, Bataan, Philippines with assistance from Integrated Refinery and Petrochemical Co. (IRPC; Bangkok)...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Petron-to-Reactivate-PP-Plant-with-Thai-Assistance-PTT-May-Be-Partner-in-Petrochemicals-Joint-Venture_28041.html
July 13, 2010
Colombia’s state oil company Ecopetrol (Bogotá) has hired E&C firm Mustang to study a grassroots polymers plant in Colombia. The study will look at ways the to achieve...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Colombias-Ecopetrol-Evaluates-Grassroots-Petrochemical-Complex_28015.html
July 13, 2010
Mitsui Chemicals today held the official opening ceremony of its Tafmer olefin elastomers plant at Jurong Island, Singapore. Production at the 100,000 m.t./year plant started in March...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Mitsui-Chemicals-Inaugurates-Singapore-Elastomers-Plant_28012.html
July 2, 2010
Sibur says it has begun engineering studies to build a new petroleum product pipeline connecting Sibur's Yuzhno-Balyksk gas processing plant with the company's Tobolsk-Neftekhim...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Sibur-Studying-New-Petrochemical-Product-Pipeline-to-Serve-Tobolsk-Complex_27805.html
July 1, 2010
Total Petrochemicals says it has successfully started up a methanol-to-olefins (MTO) demonstration plant at its research center at Feluy, Belgium. The company has been producing...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Total-Confirms-Methanol-to-Olefins-Process-Begins-Discussions-with-Potential-Partners_27781.html
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