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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
May 13, 2010
APIC 2010Chemical industry executives are gathering in Mumbai for what could be the largest Asia Petrochemical Industry Conference (APIC) yet....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/APIC-Attracts-Biggest-Ever-Crowd_26611.html
May 11, 2010
Yanbu National Petrochemical Co. (YanSab), a Sabic affiliate, reported a net profit of SR259.3 million ($69.2 million) for the first quarter of 2010 ending March 31, against a net loss...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/YanSab-Swings-to-Profit-while-Kayan-Still-Reports-a-Net-Loss_26641.html
May 10, 2010
The Abu Dhabi National Chemical Co. (Chemaweyaat) earlier this month appointed Mehdi Adib as chief executive of its Abu Dhabi Chemicals Integration Co. (Tacaamol) subsidiary. He...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Abu-Dhabi-Appoints-New-Tacaamol-CEO_26613.html
May 6, 2010
Feedstock costs and polyolefin prices are rising, the company says....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Borealis-Returns-to-Profit_26567.html
May 5, 2010
Honam Petrochemical (Seoul), following months of speculation, has confirmed that it is out of a previously announced multi-billion dollar petrochemical joint venture project at...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Honam-Petrochemical-Confirms-Exit-from-Qatar-Project_26545.html
May 4, 2010
India will need to invest about $10 billion through 2016 to meet the huge increase in demand for plastics, according to Kamal P. Nanavaty, president cracker, polymers and chemicals...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/India-Needs-to-Invest-$10-Billion-to-Meet-Growth-in-Plastics-Demand_26521.html
April 28, 2010
Borouge has broken ground on a previously announced innovation center in Abu Dhabi. The center, costing in excess of $70 million, will work together with the European innovation...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Borouge-Breaks-Ground-on-Innovation-Center-in-Abu-Dhabi_26349.html
April 6, 2010
Braskem (São Paulo) says it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Sunoco Chemicals’ polypropylene (PP) business for about $350 million, following the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Braskem-Completes-Acquisition-of-Sunocos-Polypropylene-Business_25823.html
February 26, 2010
LyondellBasell has told trade unions in Italy that it plans to close its 255,000-m.t./year, Spheripol-process polypropylene (PP) plant at Terni, north of Rome, before the end of this...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/LyondellBasell-to-Close-PP-Plant-in-Italy_24987.html
February 11, 2010
Honam Petrochemical plans to spend won530 billion ($456.2 million) to expand its Yeosu, Korea petrochemical complex, CW has learned. The company will hike the capacity of its cracker...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Honam-Plans-Big-Expansion-of-Yeosu-Petchems-Complex_24676.html
February 9, 2010
Ineos Technologies has been selected to provide process technologies for a previously announced multi-billion dollar petrochemical complex planned by ONGC Petro-Additions (Opal) at the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/ONGC-Petro-Additions-Selects-Ineoss-Polyolefin-Processes-for-Dahej-Complex_24650.html
February 2, 2010
U.S. chemical firms are projected to distribute 8.2 billion pounds of propylene resins by 2014, up from 6.8 billion pounds last year, according to a new report by consultancy (?) BCC...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Report-U-S-Propylene-Market-Set-to-Grow-Through-2014_24556.html
January 22, 2010
Braskem parent Odebrecht (São Paulo) and Brazil’s state oil company Petrobras (Rio de Janeiro) have announced their agreement to merge Braskem with rival thermoplastics...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Braskem-Petrobras-Agree-on-Terms-for-Nova-Braskem-Merger_24318.html
January 11, 2010
NEW YORK, January 11, 2010 – Access Intelligence (News) (AI), owners of SRI Consulting (chemical.ihs.com) Chemical Week (CW) (www.chemweek.com) and Chemical Engineering...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Access-Intelligence-Chemical-Division-to-finalize-acquisition-of-Maack-Business-Services-_24049.html
January 7, 2010
China Datang Inner Mongolia Duolun Coal Chemical Co. says it has started up China’s first polypropylene (PP) gas phase technology unit that employs Dow’s Unipol PP...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Datang-Starts-Up-PP-Unit-based-on-Dows-Technology_23946.html
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