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September 26, 2008
The petrochemical industry is following a downward trend due to weaker-than-expected markets in 2008, marked by high feedstock costs, lagging polymer prices, excess capacity, and overall poor economic conditions, Bernard Claude, President and CEO of Total Petrochemical USA told attendees in a keynote address to attendees of CW’s Global Forecast Conference 2009, held yesterday in New York....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Totals-Claude-Improved-Competitiveness-Key-in-Challenging-Markets_14432.html
September 8, 2008
Samsung Engineering says it has been awarded an engineering, procurement, and construction contract for a previously announced aromatics complex planned by S-Oil (Seoul) at Onsan...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Samsung-Bags-S-Oil-Aromatics-Contract_14042.html
August 22, 2008
Drilling products and services company Imdex (Perth, Australia) says it has signed a heads of agreement to acquire all shares in specialty chemicals firm Wildcat Chemicals Australia...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Imdex-Acquires-Australian-Chemicals-Firm_13746.html
August 4, 2008
SKC Chemicals Group (Seoul) has begun production of propylene oxide (PO) at Ulsan, Korea. The 100,000-m.t./year facility is the first commercial-scale plant to use novel hydrogen...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Worlds-First-HPPO-Plant-Starts-Up-in-Korea_13395.html
August 4, 2008
Honam Petrochemical (Seoul) says it will merge with its wholly owned subsidiary Lotte Daesan Petrochemical on January 1, 2009. The move is designed to cut costs on logistics and raw...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Honam-to-Merge-with-Lotte-Daesan_13399.html
July 24, 2008
SKC Chemicals Group (Seoul) says it has begun production of propylene oxide (PO) at its Ulsan, Korea complex. The 100,000 m.t./year facility is the world's first commercial scale plant...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Worlds-First-HPPO-Plant-Starts-Up-in-Korea_13191.html
July 1, 2008
Korea’s Fair Trade Commission (FTC) has fined eight companies a combined won12.7 billion ($12 million) for conspiring to fix prices of six petrochemical products including...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Korean-Firms-Fined-for-Price-Fixing_12727.html
July 1, 2008
“Samsung Total Selects GTC for Aromatics Revamp” (CW, May 26, p. 19) should have read that Samsung Total selected GT-BTX to revamp its existing Morphylane extractive...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Correction_12735.html
June 23, 2008
Sumitomo Seika Chemicals (Osaka) says it plans to establish a wholly owned manufacturing and sales subsidiary in Korea to meet growing demand for its products in the Korean market...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Sumitomo-Seika-Establishes-Korea-Subsidiary_12604.html
June 23, 2008
Lotte Daesan Petrochemical (Seoul), a subsidiary of Honam Petrochemical, has started production at a 400,000-m.t./year ethylene glycol (EG) plant at Daesan, Korea. It is the first...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Lotte-Daesan-Starts-Up-EO-EG-Plant-Using-Shells-Novel-Process_12624.html
June 17, 2008
S-Oil Corp. (Seoul) says it has selected Axens’s ParamaX technology package for the second aromatics complex to be built at S-Oil’s Onsan, Korea refinery. The complex will...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/S-Oil-Selects-Axens-Technology_12459.html
June 5, 2008
S-Oil Corp. (Seoul) says it has selected Axens' ParamaX technology package for its second aromatics complex to be built at its Onsan refinery in Korea. The new complex will have...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Koreas-S-Oil-Selects-ParamaX-Technologies-for-Big-Aromatics-Complex_12317.html
April 29, 2008
Praxair will build an air separation plant with capacity of 2,000 m.t./day to supply industrial gases to the advanced thin-film transistor/liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD) factory of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Praxair-Builds-Gases-Plant-in-Korea_11595.html
April 21, 2008
The unit will provide additional supplies of industrial gases to a Samsung Electronics facility....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Praxair-to-Build-Another-Air-Separation-Plant-in-Korea_11500.html
February 25, 2008
Air Liquide says it has signed separate contracts with Posco (Pohang, Korea) and Shenhua Ningxia Coal Industry Group (Beijing) to design and build large air separation units (ASUs) in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Air-Liquide-to-Build-Air-Separation-Units_10521.html
February 19, 2008
BASF and Dongbu Hannong Chemical (Seoul) have idled their respective styrene plants at Ulsan, Korea for economic reasons and are feeding their downstream styrenics plants with...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/BASF-and-Korean-Firm-Idle-Styrene-Plants_10374.html
February 14, 2008
Air Liquide says it has signed contracts with Posco (Pohang, Korea) and Shenhua Ningxia Coal Industry Group (Beijing) to design and build large air separation units in Korea and China...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Air-Liquide-to-Supply-Large-Air-Separation-Plants-in-Korea-and-China_10327.html
February 4, 2008
Wacker Chemie (Munich) says it has received clearance from the European and U.S. antitrust authorities to acquire full ownership of two joint ventures with Air Products and Chemicals...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/EU-and-FTC-Clear-Wackers-Polymer-JV-Acquisitions_10124.html
January 28, 2008
Korea’s Fair Trade Commission (FTC; Seoul) has slapped combined fines of won54.17 billion ($57 million) on six Korean companies for conspiring to fix prices of low-density...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Korea-Fines-Firms-for-PE-Price-Fixing_10025.html
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