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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...
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...
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...
October 12, 2007
Robust global demand is driving most commodity polymer producers—particularly polyethylene (PE), polypropylene (PP), and polyvinyl chloride (PVC)—to expand....
September 25, 2007
Indian Oil Corp. (IOC) plans to invest $7.5 billion in petrochemicals by 2011-12....
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...
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...
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...
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 •...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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