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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 24, 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...
May 21, 2011
Several New Special Economic Zones are Planned...
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...
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