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POLAND

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...

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'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...

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...

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HUNGARY

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...

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...

Petkim restarts expanded PTA plant
Petkim (Aliaga, Turkey) is restarting its newly expanded purified terephthalic acid (PTA) unit at Aliaga. The project to increase PTA capacity at the site from 70,000 m.t./year to 110,000 m.t./year was announced in 2013 and forms part of a $10.0-billion...

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CZECH REPUBLIC

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 (PÅ‚ock, 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...

ECHA opens public consultation on alternatives to trichloroethylene under Reach
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has announced a public consultation on applications for authorization of trichloroethylene (TCE) under the European Union’s Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation, and Restriction of Chemicals (Reach)...

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RUSSIA

KBR forms engineering joint venture with Socar in Azerbaijan
KBR said on Friday that it has signed a joint venture agreement with the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (Socar; Baku) to establish a new engineering and support services company in Azerbaijan. The jv will provide design, engineering, technical...

Russian petchems producer NKNK reports higher sales and earnings
Nizhnekamsknefetkhim (NKNK; Nizhnekamsk, Russia), a major producer of petrochemicals, today reported its full-year results with sales in 2014 advancing 8.7% to 137.0 billion Russian ruble ($2.4 billion). Ebitda grew 22.5% year-on-year (YOY) to R16.2 billion...

Sibur board approves 2015 capital expenditure plan
Sibur (Moscow), Russia’s leading producer of petrochemicals, said today that its board of directors on 23 March approved the company's 2015 capital expenditure budget of 64.7 billion Russian rubles ($1.15 billion). This figure compares with R71.6...

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...

PhosAgro shareholders approve merging subsidiaries
PhosAgro (Moscow), a leading phosphate fertilizers producer, says that an extraordinary general meeting of shareholders of its PhosAgro-Cherepovets subsidiary on 19 March approved the merger of PhosAgro subsidiaries Agro-Cherepovets, PhosAgro AG, and Nordic...

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