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June 30, 2009
LyondellBasell says the performance of its chemicals business was relatively unchanged during the May, with its olefins segment “quite weak” but its  polymers segment...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/LyondellBasells-Chemicals-Segment-Unchanged-in-May_19931.html
June 29, 2009
PT Pertamina (Persero) (Jakarta, Indonesia) says it has selected the Unipol polypropylene (PP) technology from Dow Basic Plastics for a 250,000 m.t./year PP facility to be built at its...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/PT-Pertamina-Persero-Picks-Dows-Unipol-PP-Process-for-West-Java_19885.html
June 26, 2009
The London Metal Exchange (LME; London) says it will continue to develop its plastics futures contracts and trading exchange for polypropylene (PP) and linear low-density polyethylene...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/LME-Continues-With-Plastics-Futures-Contracts_19789.html
June 12, 2009
Global demand for basic polymers—polyethylene (PE), polypropylene (PP), and polystyrene (PS)—is not expected to rise much, if at all, this year. Producers cite buyer...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Plastics-Waiting-for-an-Upturn_19505.html
June 12, 2009
Dow Chemical says its basic plastics business strategy has not changed, despite the economic downturn and collapse of its proposed petrochemical joint venture, K-Dow, with...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Dows-Basic-Plastics-Weathers-Economic-Storm_19507.html
June 9, 2009
Borouge, a joint venture between the Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. (Adnoc) and Borealis, has selected Bechtel to provide project management consultancy (PMC) services for Borouge 3, a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Borouge-Selects-Bechtel-for-PMC-for-Borouge-3-Outlines-Project-Configuration_19398.html
June 8, 2009
The Saudi Capital Market Authority (CMA) has announced an initial public offering (IPO) of shares in Saudi National Petrochemical Co. (Petrochem). The IPO will raise SR2.4 billion...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Saudi-Regulator-Approves-Petrochems-IPO_19402.html
May 29, 2009
Polyolefins capacity coming onstream in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) nations, which include Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates, is expected to stimulate new...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/New-Capacity-Will-Spur-Mideast-Demand_19258.html
May 28, 2009
Brahmaputra Cracker and Polymer, a joint venture between Gail India, Oil India, Numaligarh Refinery, and the government of Assam, has confirmed the award of contracts for license and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Gail-Confirms-Assam-Cracker-Award-to-Lummus_19196.html
May 27, 2009
Borealis says it will increase the price of polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene in Europe by €60/m.t., on June 1. “This increase is necessary to preserve sustainable...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/-European-Producers-Increase-Polyethylene-Prices-_19171.html
May 19, 2009
LyondellBasell says it will expand its supply of polyolefins in Turkey by opening additional distribution facilities throughout the country. Bonded storage warehouses located in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/LyondellBasell-Expands-Polyolefin-Supply-in-Turkey_18978.html
April 24, 2009
BASF Catalysts says it has added capacity for polypropylene (PP) catalysts through debottlenecking and capacity expansions. “Although current economic conditions are challenging...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/BASF-Ups-PP-Catalyst_18446.html
April 24, 2009
BASF Catalysts says it has added polypropylene (PP) catalyst capacity through debottlenecking and expansion. Most of the increase was for BASF’s LYNX brand catalysts produced at...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/BASF-Adds-PP-Catalyst-Capacity_18481.html
April 23, 2009
Global polypropylene (PP) consumption growth could be reduced by 7 million m.t. by 2013 due to the current market downturn, says Just Jansz, president/technology business at...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/CW-Conference-Downturn-Will-Slow-Polypropylene-Consumption_18422.html
April 15, 2009
Olefins continue to lag but propylene oxide (PO) and intermediates are performing better than expected....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/LyondellBasell-Says-Results-Mixed-in-Early-2009_18289.html
April 9, 2009
LyondellBasell, whose U.S. operations are under bankruptcy protection, says it will cut more than 3,000 jobs, about 17% of its total workforce and reduce the number of contractors...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/LyondellBasell-Increases-Cost-Reduction-Target-Cuts-Jobs-Closes-Plants_18137.html
March 11, 2009
A committee of Lyondell’s creditors has sought an investigation into the 2007 Lyondell-Basell merger, which the committee contends may be directly responsible for the current bankruptcy proceedings, court filings say...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Lyondell-Creditors-Seek-Merger-Investigation_17582.html
March 9, 2009
LyondellBasell has reaffirmed its commitment to participate in the development and construction of a previously announced petrochemical complex and a gas separation unit in the Atyrau...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/LyondellBasell-Reconfirms-Petchem-JV-in-Kazakhstan_17522.html
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