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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
November 25, 2013
The Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC; Tokyo) has signed a buyer's credit agreement totaling up to ¥8.9 billion ($87.85 million; JBIC portion) with the Government of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/JBIC-to-help-finance-sulfuric-acid-production-plant-in-Turkmenistan_56942.html
November 24, 2013
Engineers India Ltd (EIL; New Delhi) said today that it has won a project management consultancy and engineering, procurement and construction management contract from Dangote Group...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Dangote-awards-contracts-for-petchems-and-fertilizer-projects-in-Nigeria_56931.html
November 19, 2013
Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange (DGCX) will launch a polypropylene (PP) futures contract on 28 February 2014, the exchange announced today during the Gulf Petrochemicals and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/GPCA-2013-Dubai-to-launch-PP-futures-contract-next-year_56780.html
November 8, 2013
North America’s “shale gale” was a frequent topic at the Global Plastics Summit, held 5-6 November in Chicago, IL, by IHS Chemical in collaboration with the Society of the Plastics Industry. Producers, convertors and equipment suppliers agreed that the cheap energy and feedstocks supplied by shale-based oil and gas resources will drive steady growth in demand for North American plastics, not only from abroad, but also from the resurgent manufacturing sector....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/North-American-plastics-gains-on-reshoring-of-manufacturing_56526.html
November 6, 2013
Sibur today inaugurated a new biaxially oriented polypropylene (BOPP) film manufacturing facility at its Biaxplen subsidiary at Tomsk, Russia, the company has announced. The opening...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Sibur-opens-BOPP-plant-at-Tomsk-will-sell-on-Russian-and-export-markets_56475.html
October 30, 2013
Rextac (Odessa, TX), a manufacturer of polypropylene (PP)-based adhesives, plans to build an integrated propane dehydrogenation (PDH)-PP facility adjacent to its petrochemical complex at Odessa, the company announced on 29 October....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Rextac-to-build-integrated-propane-dehydro-polypropylene-facility-in-Texas_56298.html
October 24, 2013
Partners in Nghi Son Refinery & Petrochemical (NSRP) joint venture announced today that they held a ground breaking ceremony on Wednesday in the presence of high-ranking officials...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Vietnam-refinery-and-petchems-joint-venture-holds-ground-breaking-ceremony_56141.html
October 21, 2013
ONGC Petro Additions (Opal; Vadodara, India) expects to bring online its $4-billion petrochemical complex at Dahej, Gujarat State, India, in June or July next year, CW has learned...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Opal-petrochemical-complex-online-in-mid-2014-Aramco-IPIC-possible-partners_56051.html
October 18, 2013
Bayegan (Istanbul) has revived a major propane dehydrogenation (PDH) and polypropylene (PP) project planned in Turkey following the withdrawal earlier this year of joint venture...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/plastics/polypropylene/Bayegan-revives-$1-billion-Turkish-propane-dehydro-and-PP-project_56033.html
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