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May 2, 2012
SK Innovation (Seoul) says its refining business, SK Energy, will invest about won1.62 trillion ($1.43 billion) to build a para-xylene plant at the company’s refining complex at...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/SK-Innovation-to-Invest-$1-43-Billion-to-Build-P-Xylene-Plant_43174.html
April 27, 2012
SK Global Chemical, the petrochemical business of SK Innovation (Seoul), formerly SK Energy, recorded a 25% fall in operating profits for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/SK-Global-Chemical-Reports-Fall-in-Profits-and-Sales_43063.html
April 19, 2012
LG Chem (Seoul) has reported a 42% fall in net profits for the first quarter of 2012, compared with the year-ago period, to won380.9 billion ($335 million). First-quarter sales however...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/LG-Chem-Reports-Fall-in-Profits_42786.html
April 10, 2012
A three-way agreement was signed in Seoul today for an expansion of para-xylene capacity at the Yeosu, Korea refining complex of GS Caltex (Seoul). The agreement was signed by Showa...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Showa-Shell-Taiyo-Oil-and-GS-Caltex-to-Create-Worlds-Largest-P-Xylene-Plant_42603.html
March 29, 2012
Mitsubishi Gas Chemical (MGC) says that its Korea Engineering Plastics (KEP; Seoul) affiliate will expand its polyacetal production facility at Ulsan, Korea, to increase its production...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Korea-Engineering-Plastics-to-Increase-Polyacetal-Capacity_42367.html
March 21, 2012
Dow Chemical says it has opened an electronic materials R&D center near Seoul, Korea  to advance technologies for displays and semiconductors. Dow did not disclose the cost of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Dow-Opens-Korean-Electronic-Materials-Lab_42172.html
March 20, 2012
Styrolution, the equally owned styrenics production joint venture between BASF and Ineos, has announced a program to streamline its operations in Europe and add capacity in emerging...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Styrolution-Streamlines-Operations-Ineoss-Marl-Styrenics-Complex-to-Close_42100.html
March 8, 2012
Lonza says it has signed an agreement with biotech company LegoChem Biosciences (Daejeon, Korea), for the custom material production of a monoclonal antibody that will be used for in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Lonza-Signs-Deal-with-LegoChem-Biosciences-to-Provide-Pre-clinical-Material-of-Therapeutic-Compound_41875.html
March 8, 2012
Asahi Kasei Chemicals (AKC), an Asahi Kasei subsidiary, says it will construct a new acetonitrile plant at Ulsan, Korea. The plant will have a production capacity of 11,000 m.t./year...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Asahi-Kasei-Builds-Acetonitrile-Plant-in-Korea_41873.html
March 5, 2012
Wacker Chemie says it has completed the expansion and relocation of its technical laboratories and offices in Korea, and inaugurated the upgraded technical center with an integrated...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Wacker-Expands-Technical-Center-in-Korea_41784.html
February 29, 2012
Korea has delayed by at least a month, the approval of a cap-and-trade system to be established by 2015, for cutting carbon emissions, say press reports. The legislative and judiciary...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Korea-Delays-Approval-of-Carbon-Trading-System_41669.html
February 17, 2012
The Seoul Central District court has rejected claims by Dow Chemical alleging that LG Chem infringed on Dow’s patented elastic polymer production technology. Dow says it will...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Korean-Court-Rejects-Dows-Patent-Suit-Against-LG-Chem_41470.html
February 15, 2012
Teijin says it has established a joint venture in Korea for manufacturing lithium ion secondary batteries (LIBs) separators. The jv with CNF, a major film processor is called Teijin...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Teijin-Forms-LIB-Separators-JV-in-Korea_41360.html
February 8, 2012
Samsung Total Petrochemicals has selected the LyondellBasell Lupotech T technology for a previously announced 200,000 m.t./year low-density polyethylene and ethylene vinyl acetate...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Samsung-Total-Selects-LyondellBasell-Technology-for-LDPE-EVA-Copolymer-Plant_41020.html
February 6, 2012
SK Global Chemical, the petrochemical business of SK Innovation (Seoul), formerly SK Energy, recorded operating profits of won92.2 billion ($83 million) and sales of won3.35 trillion...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/SK-Global-Chemical-Reports-Rise-in-Quarterly-Profits-and-Sales_41021.html
January 31, 2012
LG Chem reported a 13% decline in net profits for the fourth quarter of 2011, compared with the same period of 2010, to won381.8 billion ($340 million) on sales up 12%, to won5.6...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/LG-Chem-Posts-a-Decline-in-Profits_40931.html
January 27, 2012
Total says that a recently announced aromatics and ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA) copolymer project by the company's Samsung Total Petrochemicals joint venture will cost a combined $1.8...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Total-Details-Aromatics-Project-in-Korea_40865.html
January 25, 2012
The Asian Development Bank (ADB; Manila) said today that it has approved a loan and political risk guarantees of up to $400 million to help build a previously announced petrochemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/ADB-Helps-Develop-Uzbekistans-Largest-Petchems-Complex_40740.html
January 24, 2012
Arkema says it filed a complaint for patent infringement with the Central District Court of Seoul against SKC (Seoul) on November 30, 2011. Arkema's claim is based on its patent for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Arkema-Files-a-Complaint-for-Korean-Patent-Infringement_40715.html
January 19, 2012
UOP, a Honeywell subsidiary, says it has been selected by Samsung Total Petrochemicals, a 50-50 joint venture between Samsung Group and Total, to provide technologies for Samsung...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/UOP-Technology-Selected-for-Samsung-Totals-Aromatics-Project-in-Korea_40579.html
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