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May 14, 2010
Dow Chemical says that plants based on the company’s Meteor-process technology to produce ethylene oxide and ethylene glycol (EO-EG) have started up at Sinopec Sabic Tianjin...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/basic_chemicals_plastics/Dow-EO-EG-Tech-Starts-Up-in-China_26734.html
May 14, 2010
Georgia Gulf on April 26 declared force majeure on chlor-alkali products due to operational issues at the company’s Plaquemine, LA plant. A problem with the unit’s cooling...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/basic_chemicals_plastics/Force-Majeure-Tightens-Caustic_26735.html
May 14, 2010
BASF says it will increase prices for all grades of Styropor-brand and Neopor-brand expandable polystyrene (EPS) in North America by 5 cts/lb, effective May 15, due to increased raw...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/basic_chemicals_plastics/Basic-Chemicals-Price-Watch_26736.html
April 30, 2010
Surging butadiene prices have tightened supply of acrylonitrile-butadiene-stryene (ABS). North American butadiene market has seen prices surge on short supply over the past few months...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/basic_chemicals_plastics/Surging-Butadiene-Prices-Create-Short-ABS-Market_26431.html
April 30, 2010
U.S chlor-alkali operating rates skyrocketed in March, jumping 7 percentage points to 91%, according to the Chlorine Institute (Arlington, VA). A year ago, effective chlor-alkali...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/basic_chemicals_plastics/Chlor-Alk-Operating-Rates-Jump_26432.html
April 30, 2010
ChevronPhillips Chemical (CPChem) is restarting its 1.8-billion lbs/year ethylene cracker at Cedar Bayou, TX, market sources say. CPChem took the cracker offline at the beginning of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/basic_chemicals_plastics/CPChem-Restarting-Cracker_26433.html
April 30, 2010
DuPont Performance Elastomers closed its chlorosulfonated polyethylene plant at Beaumont, TX on April 20, about a year later than expected. The unit had been mostly idle since fourth...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/basic_chemicals_plastics/DuPont-Shuts-Elastomers-Unit_26434.html
April 30, 2010
Eastman Chemical says its two crackers at Longview, TX are back online, as scheduled. A power outage on February 20 resulted in a site-wide shutdown. Eastman’s first-quarter earnings...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/basic_chemicals_plastics/Eastman-Units-Back-Online_26435.html
April 23, 2010
The skyrocketing cost of propylene monomer is taking a toll on U.S. non-integrated polypropylene (PP) makers, prompting one producer to cite concerns it is having on PP prices and...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/basic_chemicals_plastics/PP-Producer-Feels-the-Crunch-of-Rising-Propylene-Prices_26209.html
April 23, 2010
North American potash producer inventories declined by about 260,000 m.t. in March, to about 180,000 m.t., representing the lowest inventory level in over a year and the fifth straight...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/basic_chemicals_plastics/Potash-Inventories-Decline_26210.html
April 23, 2010
Arkema says it increased the price of methyl isobutyl ketone (MIBK), diacetone alcohol (DAA), hexylene glycol and isophorone by €150/m.t. on April 12, or as contracts allow, due...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/basic_chemicals_plastics/Basic-Chemicals-Price-Watch_26211.html
April 9, 2010
Shale gas production has become a hot topic in the petrochemical industry, with executives calling the possible additional petrochemical feedstocks from shale-derived natural gas...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/basic_chemicals_plastics/Chemical-Industry-Tallies-Benefits-From-Shale-Gas_25896.html
April 9, 2010
Arkema says it increased the price of phthalic anhydride in Europe by €80/m.t. and dioctyl phthalate (DOP)by €120/m.t. on April 1 due to rising raw material costs, particularly...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/basic_chemicals_plastics/Basic-Chemicals-Price-Watch_25897.html
March 12, 2010
Firm demand and tight supply caused by a flurry of outages in recent weeks have driven up ethylene prices. TIME OUT: Shell Chemical’s Norco, LA ethylene unit is one of four Gulf...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/basic_chemicals_plastics/Capacity-Outages-Drive-Ethylene-Prices-Higher_25327.html
March 12, 2010
BASF has declared force majeure on acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene (ABS in North America due to a shortage of butadiene feedstock at its 130,000-m.t./year plant at Tamaulipas, Mexico...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/basic_chemicals_plastics/BASFs-Force-Majeure-for-ABS_25328.html
March 12, 2010
Arkema says it increased the price of all perester, percarbonate, perketal, diacyl and dialkyl organic peroxides in the Americas effective March 15, or as contracts allow, due to...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/basic_chemicals_plastics/Basic-Chemicals-Price-Watch_25329.html
February 26, 2010
Dow Chemical has increased the price of polycarbonate by €300/m.t. in Africa, Europe, India and the Mideast effective March 1, or as contracts allow Oxea (Oberhausen, Germany) says...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/basic_chemicals_plastics/Basic-Chemicals-Price-Watch_25051.html
February 26, 2010
For the third time in six months, U.S. ethylene market players are said to be close to settling a multiple-month contract, this time for January and February. The deliberations...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/basic_chemicals_plastics/U-S-Ethylene-Market-Heads-for-Another-Two-Month-Settlement_25049.html
February 26, 2010
Koch Industries’ Flint Hills Resources unit says it intends to demolish part of its shuttered Odessa, TX petrochemicals plant or sell it to someone who will do the same. There...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/basic_chemicals_plastics/Flint-Hills-to-Demolish-Texas-Plant_25050.html
February 26, 2010
The London Metal Exchange (LME) says it has modified the price discovery process for plastics futures contracts traded on the exchange. Beginning February 15, prices for the LME...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/basic_chemicals_plastics/LME-Changes-Trading-process_25052.html
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