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THAILAND

PTTGC takes large aromatics complex off-line to carry out repairs
PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC; Bangkok) said today that its aromatics complex number two, with a combined capacity of 1.07 million m.t./year, has been taken off-line to repair a reactor within the platforming unit. The shutdown, which started on 15 September, is...

Reports: Vietnam firm breaks ground on $4-billion refinery-petrochemical complex
Vung Ro Petroleum (VRP; Tuy Hoa, Vietnam) has broken ground on a previously announced refinery and petrochemical complex, and seaport development, at Hoa Tam industrial zone in the Dong Hoa District of Phu Yen Province, Vietnam, according to various media...

Ube to build polycarbonate diol plant in Thailand
Ube Industries says that its wholly owned subsidiary, Ube Fine Chemicals Asia (Bangkok), will build a new production facility for polycarbonate diol at its manufacturing site in Rayong province, Thailand in order to meet rising global demand. The new...

PTTGC and Pertamina form Indo Thai Trading, joint petchem project delayed until 2020
Pertamina (Jakarta) and PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC; Bangkok) have launched Indo Thai Trading (ITT; Jakarta), a first step in their proposed petrochemical manufacturing collaboration. ITT will seed the market by selling polyethylene (PE), polypropylene (PP)...

PTT Global Chemical to appoint new CEO
PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC; Bangkok), Thailand’s largest chemical company majority owned by the country’s energy major PTT, will appoint Supattanapong Punmeechaow, currently a PTT v.p., as the new president and CEO of PTTGC. He will succeed Bowon...

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INDONESIA

Asahi Glass invests in new glass facility in Indonesia
Asahi Glass said on Wednesday that it will invest approximately ¥16 billion ($152.1 million) to build a float glass furnace in Indonesia. The facility will be set up by the company’s PT Asahimas Flat Glass subsidiary and will replace a float furnace...

PTTGC and Pertamina form Indo Thai Trading, joint petchem project delayed until 2020
Pertamina (Jakarta) and PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC; Bangkok) have launched Indo Thai Trading (ITT; Jakarta), a first step in their proposed petrochemical manufacturing collaboration. ITT will seed the market by selling polyethylene (PE), polypropylene (PP)...

LG International plans methanol complex in Indonesia
LG International (Seoul) plans to invest in a large petrochemical complex in the Bintuni industrial area, West Papua, Indonesia, The Jakarta Post reports. On Friday following a meeting with minister of industry of Indonesia, Mohamad Suleman Hidayat, Jee...

PTT Global Chemical to delay conclusion of talks on Indonesian project
PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC) is postponing the conclusion of talks with Pertamina (Jakarta) on their $4–5-billion petrochemical joint venture project in Indonesia to early next year from the end of 2014 after revising the investment plan, PTTGC confirmed...

BP receives environmental permit for LNG expansion project in Indonesia
BP announced today that the government of Indonesia, through the Ministry of Environment (Jakarta), has approved the Tangguh liquefied natural gas (NGL) expansion project and issued an environmental permit. Tangguh LNG, located at Teluk Bintuni, Papua Barat...

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SINGAPORE

AkzoNobel collaborates with institute in Singapore on solar-cell technology
AkzoNobel says it will partner with the Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (Seris) at the National University of Singapore in order to explore less costly ways of producing high-efficiency silicon wafer solar cells. The collaboration has been...

Cepsa and Golden Agri-Resources plan joint venture in palm oil derivatives
Cepsa (Madrid) and the Singapore-listed Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) plan to combine forces to market and distribute edible oils and related products, including fatty acids and alcohols. Cepsa Quimica, its parent company IPIC (Abu Dhabi), and GAR have applied...

Technip confirms it's program management consultant for Malaysia's Rapid
Technip says that, as a leader of a joint venture with Fluor, it has been awarded a "substantial" program management consultancy (PMC) contract by Petronas (Kuala Lumpur) for the $16-billion Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (Rapid)...

Afton Chemical breaks ground on Singapore project
Afton Chemical (Richmond, VA), part of NewMarket Corp., has held a ground breaking ceremony for a previously announced chemical additives manufacturing facility on Jurong Island, Singapore. The plant, designed and located to support the growth of the...

Sabic collaborates with Cima NanoTech on transparent, conductive polycarbonate film
Sabic and Cima NanoTech, a company based in Singapore and St. Paul, MN, have announced the joint development of a transparent conductive polycarbonate film that could revolutionize the materials used in consumer electronics, household goods, automotive...

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