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May 12, 2008
A small fire that broke out during the restart of Ineos’s 200,000-barrels/day Grangemouth, U.K. refinery on May 10 will “slightly” delay the restart of petrochemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Fire-to-Delay-Ineos-Restart_11869.html
May 7, 2008
Braskem and Petroquisa have started production at their joint polypropylene (PP) plant at Paulinia, Brazil. Total investment in the 350,000-m.t./year facility was R$700 million ($418...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Brazilian-PP-Plant-Goes-Online_11734.html
May 6, 2008
Ineos has declared force majeure on deliveries of high-density polyethylene (HDPE), linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE), and polypropylene (PP) after a strike closed the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Ineos-Declares-Force-Majeure-on-PE-and-PP-at-Strike-Hit-U-K-Site_11771.html
May 5, 2008
LyondellBasell Industries says it will stop producing polypropylene (PP) at its Morris, IL polyethylene (PE)/PP site in the fourth quarter and shift PP production to sites operated by...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/LyondellBasell-to-Shutter-Illinois-PP-Capacity_11796.html
April 24, 2008
Talks between the company and trade union representatives break down. Ineos moves ahead with plans to take the refining and petrochemical complex offstream....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Strike-to-Go-Ahead-at-Ineos-Grangemouth-Complex_11548.html
April 24, 2008
Mitsui Chemicals and its subsidiary Prime Polymer Co. (Tokyo) say they have decided to increase polypropylene (PP) compound production capacity in China, Mexico, Thailand, and the U.S...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Mitsui-Chemicals-Plans-PP-Compound-Expansions-in-China-Thailand-and-North-America_11546.html
April 21, 2008
A fire broke out at a polypropylene (PP) plant at Budyennovsk, Russia on April 4 killing three workers and injuring a further three. The plant is operated by OOO Stavrolen, part of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Fire-at-Russian-PP-Plant-Kills-Three_11440.html
April 11, 2008
Basell says it will increase prices of polypropylene (PP) sold in North America by 4 cts/lb, effective August 1. The price hike applies to all PP grades, Basell says. The company cites...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Basell-Increases-PP-Price-Closes-Sarnia-Site_6966.html
April 8, 2008
SCG Chemicals (Bangkok) and Dow Chemical have broken ground on a previously announced joint venture to build an olefins plant and expand polyolefin units at Map Ta Phut, Thailand. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Dow-JV-Breaks-Ground-on-Olefins-Unit_11220.html
April 7, 2008
Borouge (Abu Dhabi) says it has embarked on a feasibility study to build Borouge 3, a further expansion of its polyolefins operations in Abu Dhabi to add approximately 2.5 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Borouge-Plans-Third-Petchems-Complex_11284.html
April 7, 2008
SunAllomer Ltd. (Tokyo), a joint venture among LyondellBasell, Nippon Oil, and Showa Denko, has selected LyondellBasell’s Spheripol technology for a revamp of a polypropylene...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/LyondellBasell-Process-Selected-for-Japanese-PP-Upgrade_11242.html
April 2, 2008
Sibur (Moscow), a Gazprom subsidiary, has selected Ineos’s Innovene process for a previously announced 200,000-m.t./year polypropylene (PP) plant at the Tomsk, Russia complex of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Sibur-Picks-Ineos-Technology-for-PP-Project_11097.html
March 20, 2008
The $3.5 billion-$4 billion complex would be Vietnam's first world-scale petrochemical project....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Siam-Cement-Plans-Cracker-Chlor-Alkali-JV-in-Vietnam_10982.html
March 10, 2008
Maire Tecnimont says it has been awarded a $30-million contract from PetroChina for a previously announced polypropylene (PP) project at Daqing, China (CW, Jan. 28, p. 28). The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Tecnimont-Awarded-PP-Contract-from-PetroChina-&hellip_10768.html
March 10, 2008
Huanqiu Contracting & Engineering Corp. (HQCEC; Beijing) says it has received engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts from PetroChina GuangXi Petrochemical to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/&hellip-Chinese-Contractor-Gets-EPC-Contract-from-PetroChina_10769.html
February 25, 2008
Dow Chemical says that its Unipol polypropylene (PP) technology has been selected by PetroChina Fushun Petrochemical (Fushun, China), a PetroChina subsidiary, for a 300,000-m.t./year...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/PetroChina-Selects-Dow-and-Aker-Kvaerner-for-PP-Plant_10526.html
February 13, 2008
PetroChina Fushun Petrochemical Co. (Fushun, China) says it has selected the Dow Unipol polypropylene (PP) technology for a 300,000-m.t./year plant to be built at Fushun by 2010. Aker...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/PetroChina-Selects-Dow-Aker-Kvaerner-for-PP-Plant-at-Fushun_10312.html
February 13, 2008
PetroChina Fushun Petrochemical Co. (Fushun, China) says it has selected the Dow Unipol polypropylene (PP) technology for a 300,000-m.t./year plant to be built at Fushun by 2010. Aker...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/PetroChina-Selects-Dow-Aker-Kvaerner-for-PP-Plant-at-Fushun_10304.html
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