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2009-12-17 10:23:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemical Market Associates, Inc. (CMAI) announces the completion of the Five Year Outlook of the East-of-Suez (Asia & Middle East) Petrochemical Market Outlook, a jointly developed study with strategic alliance partner Purvin & Gertz, Inc. The study, which covers the years 2009 - 2014, includes a detailed analysis of the condensate, crude, petrochemicals and LPG markets, and their impact on the East-of-Suez naphtha market. (Logo:...

2009-10-08 09:00:00

DES PLAINES, Ill., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical Co., Ltd. has successfully started up a new para-xylene complex using UOP process technology at the Sinopec facility in Shanghai. The aromatics project was completed in just 30 months from initial kick-off through commissioning, with UOP providing the technology license, basic engineering, equipment packages, and key products. "This...

2009-08-04 00:58:00

SINGAPORE, August 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Key players in the region have welcomed the launch of new weekly Asia Ethylene and Polyethylene Margin reports from ICIS pricing, the leading price reporting service for the global chemical industry. With markets remaining highly volatile, the reports offer an authoritative and independent measure of producer cash costs and cash margins, essential for confident planning and negotiation by sellers, buyers and traders. The Asian Ethylene Margin...

2009-05-28 08:00:00

Powerful New FCC Catalyst Dramatically Improves Naphtha Yields While Reducing Coke BATON ROUGE, La., May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Albemarle Corporation, (NYSE: ALB) www.albemarle.com, a global leader in developing innovative specialty chemicals, catalysts and sustainable clean energy solutions, has launched the latest addition to their leading portfolio of refining products and technologies. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050801/ALBEMARLELOGO ) "GO-ULTRA" is the first...

2008-11-03 09:00:32

IndianOil and the Gas Authority of India Limited have signed a memorandum of understanding for co-operation in the area of petrochemicals to collaborate for exploring the possibility of setting up a cracker complex, including downstream derivatives, at Barauni in Bihar, India. A joint working committee consisting of two representatives from each company is expected to be formed for undertaking techno-economic feasibility study of the project including feedstock (naphtha and natural gas)...

2008-10-20 06:00:20

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Air Liquide (OTC:AIQUY) (Paris), a worldwide supplier of medical and industrial gases, has announced plans to invest about $61.8 million to set up northern India's largest air separation unit. The products will meet the requirements of the 3 million-metric-ton-per-day naphtha cracker being set up by Indian Oil Corporation Limited (BSE:530965) (IOCL) (New Delhi) in Panipat, Haryana. For details, view the entire article by...

2008-08-23 18:00:26

Tokyo, Aug. 23 (Jiji Press)--Japanese chemical makers are promoting the use of raw materials other than naphtha to combat soaring crude oil prices and ensure stable production. In departure from dependence on naphtha as a key raw material for chemical products, Sumitomo Chemical Co. will open a plant in Saudi Arabia to make raw materials of plastics from natural gas and ethane released during oil drilling. Once the plant starts operating by the end of March next year, Sumitomo Chemical's...

2008-08-19 09:01:04

Korea National Oil Corporation has reported that consumption of petroleum products in South Korea in the first half 2008 reached 384.3 million barrels, a 3.9% decrease compared to the same period in 2007. The B-C oil consumption decrease in power generation sector led the overall decrease, despite the consumption increase of kerosene and propane fueled by a temporary tax cuts for winter season in the first quarter of 2008. Daily petroleum consumption reached 2.11 million barrels per day....

2008-08-06 18:00:28

Tokyo, Aug. 6 (Jiji Press)--Four of Japan's five major chemical companies suffered recurring profit declines in April-June due to the soaring price of naphtha, a key raw material for petrochemical products. Sumitomo Chemical Co.'s petrochemical division incurred an operating loss as it failed to pass rising costs on to clients in a timely manner. Asahi Kasei Corp.'s operating profit in the chemicals division almost halved on the back of skyrocketing prices of raw materials and the yen's...

2008-07-25 18:00:47

Tokyo, July 25 (Jiji Press)--Japanese chemical maker are scaling down their production as their profitability has been falling rapidly due to faster-than-expected rises in the prices of naphtha, a basic material for petrochemical products. Industry leader Mitsubishi Chemical Corp. has decided to postpone the launch of the operation of its new polycarbonate resin plant in Kitakyushu, Fukuoka Prefecture, southwestern Japan. The plant, which has an annual output capacity of 60,000 tons, was...


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