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Repsol confirms force majeure on ethylene, butadiene following technical issue at Tarragona cracker (update, adds commentary on aromatics)
Repsol has declared force majeure on ethylene and butadiene, due to a technical issue in a boiler that has halted operations at the company's Tarragona, Spain steam cracker, the company has confirmed to CW. Repsol’s nominal production capacity of...

Ube Industries plans to boost nylon-6 output in Europe by 2018
Ube Industries plans to increase its nylon-6 production capacity in Europe by 40,000 m.t./year through 2018, the company said Wednesday. Ube added 10,000 m.t./year of nylon-6 capacity to its plant at Castellon, Spain, this year, bringing its capacity to...

Brenntag acquires chemicals distributor in Spain
Brenntag says that it has acquired Quimicas Meroño, a distributor of industrial chemicals based close to Cartagena, Spain. The company has a strong coverage in the Murcia region, which is a solid part of the main Mediterranean industrial axis, focusing...

Sabic restarts cyclohexane production; Cepsa declares force majeure on phenol
Sabic Europe has restarted cyclohexane production at its 195,000-m.t./year unit at Teeside, UK after just over one week offline with technical difficulties. Meanwhile, there is confirmation that Cepsa (Madrid) has declared force majeure on phenol and acetone...

AkzoNobel completes divesting paper chemicals business to Kemira
AkzoNobel said today that it has finalized the €153-million ($170.4 million) divestment of its global paper chemicals business to Kemira. The deal was first announced in July 2014.The acquired business is expected to increase revenue by more than...

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