Latest Naphtha Stories

2011-07-29 06:00:00

ROTTERDAM, The Netherlands, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Second-Quarter 2011 Highlights Net income of $804 million; Diluted earnings per share of $1.38Quarterly EBITDA of $1,553 million; 11 percent increase from first quarter 2011Sales of $14.0 billion, a 15 percent increase from first quarter 2011Margin expansion in global olefins, U.S.

2011-07-18 00:01:35

In his testimony, Richard Murray from SABIC Petrochemicals BV wrote that he obtained ‘a very good review of the main issues and growth areas in the industry”.

2011-01-25 06:30:00

NINGBO, China, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Keyuan Petrochemicals, Inc.

2011-01-25 00:02:24

The 9th Asia Petchem Feedstock Markets summit to be held in Shanghai, China on 23-24 February 2011 will focus on the latest developments in the Asia petrochemical feedstocks industry, feedstock supply/demand situation as well as project developments and corresponding impact from/in Asia and Middle East. Shanghai, China (Vocus/PRWEB) January 25, 2011 Naphtha prices soared to a two year high in early December, driven by strong demand in Asia, specifically China.

2011-01-20 08:43:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 20, 2011 /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.

2011-01-06 09:59:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemical Market Associates, Inc.

2010-12-16 08:49:00

LONDON, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Platts - The monthly average price of petrochemicals, as measured by the Platts Global Petrochemical Index (PGPI), was $1,194 per metric ton (/mt) in November, according to just-released data from Platts, a leading global energy and metals information provider.

2010-10-13 15:30:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cal/OSHA's nationally recognized Process Safety Management (PSM) Unit has completed investigations at all of California's refineries in the aftermath of the deadly explosion in April at the Tesoro Refinery in Washington State.

2010-07-13 10:16:00

LONDON, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Platts -- Prices in the $3 trillion global petrochemicals business declined for the third consecutive month in June, causing the Platts Global Petrochemical Index (PGPI), a basket of petrochemicals prices expressed in dollars per metric ton ($/mt), to drop to $1,051/mt on June 30, the lowest level of 2010.

Word of the Day
  • A volcanic mudflow.
The word 'lahar' comes from Javanese.