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POLAND

ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions awarded contract for hard paraffin plant in Poland
ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions said today that it has been awarded a contract for the basic engineering package and license for a hard paraffin production facility at Czechowice-Dziedzice, Poland. The client is PolWAX, one of the largest European producers...

Ukraine urged to nationalize Lukoil-owned petchem complex
The Ukrainian president, Petro Poroshenko, has been urged by employees to renationalize the Russian-owned Karpatneftekhim petrochemical complex at Kalush in western Ukraine. The complex has become a victim of the tensions between the two countries and has...

Grupa Azoty to invest $450 million to build PDH plant in Poland
Chemical company Grupa Azoty (Tarnów, Poland) says that it will invest 1.7 billion zlotych ($452.1 million) to build a propane dehydrogenation (PDH) plant near its existing facilities at Police, Poland. The investment is the largest in the company's...

Grupa Azoty's earnings, sales rise
Fertilizers, chemicals, and plastics company Grupa Azoty (Tarnów, Poland) posted 2014 net profit of 265 million zlotych, up from Zl245 million in the previous year, and Ebitda up by almost Zl100 million, to Zl822 million. Sales increased slightly, to...

Haldor Topsoe confirms signing of contract for ammonia plant in Slovakia
Haldor Topsoe has confirmed that it has signed contracts with Technip and chemical company Duslo (Sal’a, Slovakia) for an ammonia plant that will be constructed adjacent to Duslo’s existing fertilizer complex at Sal’a, a town 65 kilometers...

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HUNGARY

Huntsman expands capacity for specialty amines in Hungary, US
Huntsman says that its performance products division plans to expand capacity for specialty amines at its manufacturing facilities at Petfurdo, Hungary; and Conroe, TX. The new multipurpose unit at Petfurdo extends the company’s manufacturing portfolio...

Hungary's MOL becomes sole owner of TVK
Oil and gas company MOL (Budapest) says that it has become 100% owner of olefins and derivatives producer TVK (Tiszaújváros, Hungary). MOL increased its stake in TVK from 99.1% through a previously announced squeeze-out process. TVK has, as...

Hungary's MOL increases stake in TVK, bids for full ownership
Oil and gas company MOL (Budapest) says that it has concluded its previously announced public tender offer for all of the ordinary shares in TVK (Tiszaújváros, Hungary) issued by Tisza Chemical Group (Tiszaújváros) that...

TVK posts big profit gains, prepares to start up new butadiene unit
Olefins and derivatives producer TVK (Tiszaújváros, Hungary) posted big year-on-year (YOY) increases in earnings for the fourth quarter of 2014. Net profit soared to almost 15 billion forints from Ft414 million in the corresponding period of...

Haldor Topsoe confirms signing of contract for ammonia plant in Slovakia
Haldor Topsoe has confirmed that it has signed contracts with Technip and chemical company Duslo (Sal’a, Slovakia) for an ammonia plant that will be constructed adjacent to Duslo’s existing fertilizer complex at Sal’a, a town 65 kilometers...

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CZECH REPUBLIC

Unipetrol strengthens petchems business with refinery acquisition
Unipetrol (Prague), a subsidiary of PKN Orlen (Plock, Poland), has obtained the final clearance from the Czech antitrust office for its previously announced acquisition of a 32.445% equity stake in Česká Rafinérská from ENI (Rome). The...

Haldor Topsoe confirms signing of contract for ammonia plant in Slovakia
Haldor Topsoe has confirmed that it has signed contracts with Technip and chemical company Duslo (Sal’a, Slovakia) for an ammonia plant that will be constructed adjacent to Duslo’s existing fertilizer complex at Sal’a, a town 65 kilometers...

Technip awarded contract for ammonia plant in Slovakia
Technip says chemical company Duslo (Sal’a, Slovakia) has awarded it a contract on lump-sum, turnkey basis to develop the engineering, procurement, and construction of a new ammonia production unit to be built in the company’s existing fertilizer...

Unipetrol's petrochemical earnings soar in fourth quarter
Unipetrol (Prague), a subsidiary of PKN Orlen (Płock, Poland), recorded operational Ebitda on a last-in-first-out basis of 2.21 billion koruny ($91.4 million) for its downstream segment's petrochemical unit in the fourth quarter of 2014, up from...

Czech Republic approves Unipetrol's buyout of ENI from refining JV
The Office for the Protection of Competition (Prague), a government body, has approved Unipetrol's (Prague) previously announced plans to buy ENI (Rome) out of the companies' Ceská Rafinérská refining joint venture. The office's decision...

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RUSSIA

CB&I awarded contract to upgrade refinery in Russia
CB&I said today that it has been awarded a contract by NefteGazIndustriya, through project developer Maveg GmbH, to provide engineering and procurement services for the Afipsky Oil Refinery at Krasnodar, Russia. CB&I's project scope includes early...

Sibur delays world-scale petchem project due to challenging economic environment
Sibur (Moscow) says that its biggest investment project, a world-scale petrochemicals complex at Tobolsk, Russia, will likely reach mechanical completion in 2019, one year later than previously announced. Speaking at a press briefing in London today, Sibur...

Synthos joins Rosneft and Pirelli in synthetic rubber project in Russia
Energy major Rosneft (Moscow), tire producer Pirelli and synthetic rubber maker Synthos (Oswiecim, Poland) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to carry out a feasibility study into production of synthetic rubber in the city of Nakhodka, Russia...

Alfa Laval awarded contract to supply heat exchangers to Turkmenistan petchems plant
Alfa Laval (Lund, Sweden) has been awarded a 70 million Swedish kronor ($7.9 million) energy-efficiency order to supply heat exchangers to an unspecified petrochemical plant in Turkmenistan, the company says. The order, booked in late March, is...

Novo Nordisk opens insulin facility in Russia
Novo Nordisk has announced the opening of a manufacturing facility in Russia for formulating and filling insulin for treating diabetes. The production will cover both Penfill cartridges and FlexPen prefilled insulin injection pens for the Russian market. The...

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