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May 12, 2014
Toyo Engineering today gave more details on a petrochemical contract it is carrying out for a previously announced project for state group Turkmengas (Ashgabat) in Turkmenistan...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Toyo-Engineering-outlines-petchem-contract-in-Turkmenistan_60983.html
May 8, 2014
Ineos Technologies announced today that it has licensed its process technology for two polyolefin plants to be built in China. The company will provide the technology to Xinjiang...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Ineos-licenses-polyethylene-and-polypropylene-technology-to-China_60945.html
May 1, 2014
Titan Group (Omsk, Russia) has increased its polypropylene (PP) capacity at Omsk through a technology upgrade, the company announced. Capacity has increased by 25% from about...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Titan-completes-PP-capacity-hike-at-Omsk_60734.html
April 24, 2014
A groundbreaking ceremony has been held for a project that includes an ethane cracker, and polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP) production facilities, at Kiyanly, Turkmenistan...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Groundbreaking-ceremony-held-for-$3-4-billion-petchem-complex-in-Turkmenistan_60487.html
April 23, 2014
Milliken (Spartanburg, SC) announced today that it is building new capacity for a clarifying agent for polypropylene (PP) at Blacksburg, SC. The new capacity will be onstream in 2015...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Milliken-to-increase-capacity-for-PP-clarifier_60492.html
April 22, 2014
Quality Circular Polymers (QCP; Urmond, Netherlands), an initiative of Huub Meessen and Marc Houtermans—entrepreneurs with extensive experience in petrochemicals—will...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Start-up-to-build-polymer-plant-based-on-used-plastics-in-the-Netherlands_60448.html
April 1, 2014
Saudi Aramco said today that its wholly-owned subsidiary Saudi Aramco Products Trading Company (ATC) has begun trading chemical products from Petro Rabigh (Rabigh, Saudi Arabia), a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Aramco-begins-trading-chemical-products-from-Petro-Rabigh_59976.html
March 31, 2014
China’s polypropylene (PP) demand represents 33% of worldwide demand, far ahead of North America and Western Europe, each a distant joint second at 14%, IHS Chemical says...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/IHS-WPC-2014-China-is-still-a-net-PP-importer-but-it-continues-working-toward-self-sufficiency_59932.html
March 28, 2014
Nizhnekamskneftekhim (NKNK; Nizhnekamsk, Russia), a major producer of petrochemicals, today reported lower earnings and revenues for full-year 2013, citing a slowdown in the global...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/NKNK-reports-lower-earnings-advances-cracker-project_59901.html
March 24, 2014
Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Co. (Orpic; Muscat) has selected CB&I to carry out front-end engineering and design (FEED) on its previously announced $3.6-billion...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Oman-selects-CB-and-I-for-FEED-and-cracker-technology-Engineers-India-for-project-management_59789.html
March 11, 2014
Sibur said today that its Tobolsk-Polymer (Tobolsk, Russia) unit has obtained the European Union’s Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, and Restriction of chemicals (Reach)...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Siburs-products-from-Tobolsk-gain-access-to-EU-market-with-Reach-certification_59461.html
February 27, 2014
The Dalian Commodities Exchange (DCE; Dalian, China) polypropylene (PP) futures contract will commence trading on 28 February, the same day as the Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/DCE-to-launch-PP-futures-contract-on-28-February_59117.html
January 20, 2014
Ineos announced today that Vung Ro Petroleum has selected the Innovene polypropylene (PP) technology for a 900,000-m.t./year PP plant to be built in Vietnam. The facility will be built...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Ineos-licenses-PP-technology-for-a-large-plant-in-Vietnam_58121.html
January 16, 2014
Tianjin Bohua Petrochemical (Tianjin, China) has started production its previously announced propane dehydrogenation (PDH) unit at Tianjin, China. The 600,000-m.t./year is the first...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Chinas-first-PDH-plant-starts-production_58036.html
January 16, 2014
Sahara Petrochemical today reported a huge increase in quarterly profits citing improved performance at its Al Waha polypropylene (PP) production affiliate, which in the past was...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Saudi-polypropylene-producers-Sahara-and-Advanced-report-large-increase-in-profits_58008.html
January 15, 2014
Total says it has received the go-ahead from the Chinese authorities to proceed with a coal-to-olefins joint venture with China Power Investment Corp. (CPI; Beijing) in the autonomous...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Total-gets-green-light-for-coal-to-olefins-JV-in-China_57976.html
December 18, 2013
The Bank of England announced today that its next £5 and £10 banknotes will be printed on a thin, flexible plastic film rather than on the cotton paper used for notes...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Bank-of-England-confirms-switch-to-polymer-banknotes-Innovia-will-build-polymer-production-plant_57479.html
December 18, 2013
Sahara Petrochemicals Co. has announced that its subsidiary Al Waha Petrochemicals will undergo a 15-day scheduled maintenance on its plants starting 24 December. Al Waha, in which...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Al-Waha-Petrochemicals-to-undergo-15-day-maintenance_57480.html
December 13, 2013
Tecnimont (Milan) has won the front-end engineering design (FEED) contract for the $5.5 billion Al Sejeel petrochemical complex at Ras Laffan. Al Sejeel, which in Arabic means hard...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Qatar-awards-FEED-contract-for-Al-Sejeel-to-Tecnimont_57392.html
December 2, 2013
W.R.Grace announced today that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Dow’s polypropylene (PP) licensing and catalysts business for $500 million. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Grace-completes-acquisition-of-Dows-PP-catalysts_57025.html
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