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October 22, 2007
Basell says it will cease production of polypropylene (PP) at Varennes, PQ in April 2008. “As a stand-alone site with small capacity, the operating costs are no longer...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Basell-to-Close-Quebec-PP-Plant_8414.html
October 22, 2007
Total Petrochemicals has started up a 300,000-m.t./year polypropylene (PP) line at its Samsung Total Petrochemicals joint venture at Daesan, Korea. PP capacity has risen to 554,000...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Samsung-Total-Starts-PP-Line_8439.html
October 17, 2007
Total says that it has started a 300,000-m.t./year polypropylene (PP) production line at its jv plant in South Korea. PP capacity a the site will be 554,000 m.t./year. The Daesan plant...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Total-Samsung-Starts-PP-Production-at-Daesan_8357.html
October 12, 2007
Robust global demand is driving most commodity polymer producers—particularly polyethylene (PE), polypropylene (PP), and polyvinyl chloride (PVC)—to expand....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Plastics-Global-Strength-Sustains-Demand_8300.html
September 25, 2007
Indian Oil Corp. (IOC) plans to invest $7.5 billion in petrochemicals by 2011-12....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Indias-IOC-Details-Petchem-Expansion-Plans_7888.html
September 14, 2007
Datang International Power Generation (Beijing) says it plans to take a controlling stake in a Rmb16.2-billion ($2.1 billion) coal-to-chemicals project in the autonomous region of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Chinese-Firm-Builds-Coal-Based-PP-Complex-in-Inner-Mongolia_7609.html
September 14, 2007
ExxonMobil Chemical says it will proceed with building a “multibillion-dollar” steam cracker complex at Singapore. The company had been mulling the project since late-2004...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/ExxonMobil-Confirms-Second-Petchem-Complex-in-Singapore_7630.html
September 7, 2007
Aker Kvaerner says it has been awarded a management, procurement, and engineering services contract by Reliance Industries for a previously announced polypropylene (PP) complex at...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Aker-Kvaerner-Awarded-PP-Contract-by-Reliance_7438.html
September 7, 2007
Basell says it will raise North American polypropylene product prices by 3 cts/lb, effective with shipments on or after September 1. The company cites continuing strong demand •...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Basic-Chemical-Price-Watch_7450.html
September 7, 2007
Liveris: Talking crackers in Russia? Nikochem (Moscow) is in talks with Dow Chemical on a possible joint venture to build a $3-billion petrochemical complex at Volgograd, Russia, local...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Dow-in-Talks-on-Russian-Petchem-JV_7468.html
September 5, 2007
Borouge (Abu Dhabi) plans to build a 50,000-m.t./year polypropylene (PP) compounding plant at Shanghai to supply the local automotive and electrical appliance sectors. It will receive...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Borouge-Plans-Shanghai-Unit_7476.html
August 28, 2007
Sibur (Moscow), a Gazprom subsidiary, says it has selected Ineos’s Innovene technology for a previously announced 500,000-m.t./year polypropylene (PP) complex at Tobolsk, Russia...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Sibur-Picks-Technologies-for-Propylene-PP-Project_7113.html
August 28, 2007
The Mideast is transforming itself from a net importer of polypropylene (PP) into a major exporter, and the region will eventually dominate global trade in the product, industry...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Mideast-to-Dominate-Trade_7120.html
August 9, 2007
Polypropylene (PP) margins are under pressure from the unrelenting rise in propylene feedstock costs, market players say. PP producers are working on May increases of 5 cts-9 cts/lb...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Propylene-Cost-Increases-Pressure-PP-Margins_6386.html
August 7, 2007
Ineos plans to close two of its three polypropylene (PP) production lines at Sarralbe, France. It will close a 165,000-m.t./year line by the end of 2008 and a 50,000-m.t./year line by...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Ineos-Closes-PP-Capacity_6905.html
August 7, 2007
Basell says it will add 50,000 m.t./year of capacity at its Spherizone-process polypropylene (PP) plant at Brindisi, Italy. The project will increase Basell’s total Spherizone PP...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Basell-Expands-Spherizone-PP-Plant-in-Italy_6755.html
August 7, 2007
North American petrochemical markets were quiet this week with the Canada Day holiday celebrated Monday and U.S. Independence Day celebrated Wednesday. Feedstocks were quiet, most...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/COMMENTARY_6774.html
August 7, 2007
Sibur (Moscow) is making progress on previously announced polyolefin projects in Russia. The company is “at the engineering stage” on a joint venture with gas firm Novatek...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/-Makes-Progress-on-Polyolefin-Projects_6796.html
August 6, 2007
Analysts have welcomed the London Metal Exchange’s (LME) recent decision to introduce regional futures contracts for polypropylene (PP) and linear low-density polyethylene...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Planned-Changes-to-LME-Contracts-Should-Increase-Market-Liquidity_6071.html
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