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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
June 30, 2010
Borouge has begun commissioning its Borouge 2 petrochemical complex at Ruwais, Abu Dhabi, senior sources at Borouge tell CW. The Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. (Adnoc) has begun supplying...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Borouge-Brings-Online-Second-Petrochemical-Complex_27748.html
June 29, 2010
Borouge today signed contracts valued at $2.6 billion to build a previously announced Borouge 3 complex at Ruwais, Abu Dhabi. The company formally signed the three major contracts it...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Borouge-Signs-$2-6-billion-Contracts-for-Borouge-3_27725.html
June 28, 2010
Speculation is mounting on which businesses BP will sell as part of its announced asset disposal program to strengthen financial liquidity following the oil spill in the Gulf of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Will-BP-Target-Chemicals-in-Asset-Disposal-Plan_27702.html
June 24, 2010
Cabot Corporation has announced the opening of its black masterbatch manufacturing facility in the Jebel Ali Free Zone, Dubai. The plant has an initial capacity of 25,000 m.t./year...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Cabot-Opens-Masterbatch-Facility-in-Dubai_27609.html
June 16, 2010
BASF says it has begun offering its customers a service for predicting and fine-tuning the performance of various grades of polymers manufactured using its Lynx catalysts. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/BASF-Offers-Predictive-Copolymer-Service_27462.html
May 28, 2010
Chávez sought Clark Inciarte's resignation but gave him his job back a week later after receiving a detailed report showing the resins price increase was justified. Chávez says officials at state-owned companies must obtain his authorization before increasing prices. Venezuela's January 2010 currency devaluation and years without any increases for resins made the 45% rise necessary, executives say....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Chavez-Reinstates-Pequiven-President-After-Polyolefins-Pricing-Controversy_27078.html
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