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August 29, 2011
Sumitomo Chemical has established a 50-50 joint venture with Jilin Xindongtai Engineering Plastics, a compounds producer based at an automotive industry development zone in Jilin...
September 1, 2011
IneosTechnologies says it has licensed its Innovene polypropylene (PP) process to the Shaanxi Yanchang Petroleum Yanan Energy and Chemical Company at Shaanxi, China. The 300,000...
August 23, 2011
Dow Chemical says that Qinghai Salt Lake Industry Co. (Xining, Qinghai province, China) has selected Dow’s Unipol polypropylene (PP) process technology for its new 160,000...
August 8, 2011
de Mendonca: Boosting PP business in U.S. Braskem has announced plans to acquire Dow Chemical’s polypropylene (PP) business for $340 million. The deal includes Dow’s PP...
August 8, 2011
KNM Group (Selangor, Malaysia) and Zecon (Kuching, Malaysia) have signed an agreement with Gulf Asian Petroleum (GAP; Kuala Lumpur) to build a refinery and polypropylene (PP) plant at...
August 3, 2011
Dow Chemical says that Shandong Shenda Chemical Industry Co. (Tengzhou, Shandong province, China) has selected Dow’s Unipol polypropylene (PP) process technology for its new...
July 29, 2011
This Week on CW:   The industry's biggest companies reported second-quarter earnings this week, and the results were mostly good. Dow, DuPont, LyondellBasell and Eastman all beat...
July 27, 2011
Dow Chemical says it will sell its global polypropylene (PP) business to Braskem for $340 million. The divestiture includes Dow’s PP manufacturing facilities at Schkopau and...
July 26, 2011
Two Malaysian companies KNM Group and Zecon Bhd have signed an agreement with Gulf Asian Petroleum Sdn Bhd (GAP; Kuala Lumpur) to build a refinery and polypropylene (PP) plant at Teluk...
July 18, 2011
Sahara Petrochemical Co., says its Jubail, Saudi Arabia based Al Waha, joint venture, had to take its entire complex offline on Saturday July 16, due to a technical fault in the...
July 13, 2011
Rabigh Refining and Petrochemical Company (Petro Rabigh; Rabigh, Saudi Arabia) has delayed until the end of this month the re-commissioning of one of the main units within the...
July 11, 2011
Mitsui Chemicals and its subsidiary Prime Polymer (Tokyo) have announced plans to hike capacity for polypropylene (PP) composites for automotive applications at their U.S. and...
July 7, 2011
Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd. (HPL; Kolkata, India), the only petrochemicals producer on India’s east coast, will shut down its entire complex at Haldia, India for a period of about...
July 6, 2011
Burel Industries (Manama, Bahrain) has selected Dow Chemical’s Unipol technology for a 250,000-m.t./year polypropylene (PP) plant to be built as part of a previously announced...
June 21, 2011
National Petrochemical Industrial Company (NatPet), an Alujain Corporation subsidiary, has resumed operations at its Yanbu, Saudi Arabia, complex after completing a scheduled...
May 25, 2011
China is accelerating its shift to coal-derived chemicals to offset its growing dependence on oil imports. The country is on track to significantly hike its coal-to-chemical and fuel...
April 14, 2011
CB&I says that its Lummus Technology subsidiary has been awarded a contract for the license and basic engineering of a previously announced propane dehydrogenation and...
April 12, 2011
Brazil’s president Dilma Rousseff has instructed state oil company Petrobras (Rio de Janeiro) to help stabilize ethanol prices by raising production, a two year project that will...
March 29, 2011
Sahara Petrochemicals says its Al Waha Petrochemicals Co. subsidiary has completed a performance test on its propane dehydrogenation plant at Jubail, Saudi Arabia and commercial...
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