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October 9, 2012
Nexeo Solutions (The Woodlands, TX) has extended its distribution agreement with Borealis to distribute Borealis’ products for healthcare applications. Nexeo Solutions already...
September 11, 2012
Jiutai Energy (Zhungeer, Inner Mongolia, China), a subsidiary of Jiutai Energy Group (Beijing), has signed a license agreement with Union Carbide Chemicals & Plastics Technology, a...
September 5, 2012
Mitsui Chemicals announced today that it plans to restructure its petrochemical operations at the Chiba, Japan, manufacturing complex “to flexibly and effectively manage the...
August 30, 2012
Several petrochemical and refinery facilities in the coastal regions of Louisiana have shut down or reduced operating rates in advance of Hurricane Isaac. The storm was officially a...
August 1, 2012
Dow Chemical says that Inner Mongolia ChinaCoal Mengda New Energy & Chemical Industry, a subsidiary of the China National Coal Group (ChinaCoal; Beijing), has signed a license...
July 24, 2012
Sabic says it will increase production capacity for its Stamax long glass fiber-filled polypropylene (LGFPP) composite resins at its facility at Genk, Belium, to meet growing demand...
July 23, 2012
Sahara Petrochemicals has announced that its affiliate Al Waha Petrochemicals commenced production on Sunday, following a turnaround at the Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia, facilities. Sahara...
July 10, 2012
Vostochnaya Neftekhimicheskaya Co., (Eastern Petochemicals; Nakhodka, Russia), a subsidiary of Rosneft (Moscow), has selected the Ineos Technologies’ Innovene G, Innovene S, and...
July 9, 2012
PetroChina says it has completed construction of a major petchems expansion project at Daqing, China. The new 600,000 m.t./year ethylene production facility, based on the Stone &...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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)...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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