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2014-03-24 16:22:08

Among Findings of the Quarterly "Platts Shale to Polyethylene Report - Global Outlook to 2023" NEW YORK, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If China's development of coal-to-olefins (CTO) technology continues as planned across the next five years, the global polyethylene (PE) market is likely to be saturated with material through 2019, according to the just-released quarterly: "Platts Shale to Polyethylene Report - Global Outlook to 2023." Polyethylene, also called polythene, is the...

2014-03-24 16:21:24

Additional furnace increases production capacity and enhances plant reliability HOUSTON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The BASF TOTAL Petrochemicals LCC (BTP) joint venture (60 percent BASF, 40 percent Total) today announced the startup of a 10th furnace at its steam cracker facility in Port Arthur, Texas. The additional furnace improves feedstock flexibility, enhances plant reliability, and increases annual production capacity of ethylene to more than one million metric tons. "The...

2014-03-24 08:22:14

HAIFA, Israel, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oil Refineries Ltd. (TASE: ORL.TA) (hereinafter "the Group," "ORL"), Israel's largest integrated refining and petrochemical group, announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2013. The Company will be hosting its earnings call for Monday, March 24, 2014 at 13:30 UK (08:30 ET, 15:30 Israel time). Results are reported in US Dollars and under International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). FOURTH...

2014-03-19 12:23:46

DUBLIN, Mar. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ks8ftc/china_ethylene ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the Chinese Ethylene Oxide Industry" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) As a key organic chemical raw material only next to polyethylene and PVC among the derivatives of ethylene industry, ethylene oxide (EO) is widely applied in the manufacturing of ethylene...

2014-03-18 12:22:20

DALLAS, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- DeepResearchReports.com adds "2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Alkyl Polyglycoside (APG) Industry" and "2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Ethylene Butyl Acrylate (EBA) Industry" reports to its store. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140318/MN84317 2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Alkyl Polyglycoside (APG) Industry, available with DeepResearchReports.com, introduces basic information on...

2014-03-17 23:02:21

Comprehensive analysis and forecast of worldwide, regional and country MTBE markets can be found in the in-demand research study “Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (MTBE): 2014 World Market Outlook and Forecast up to 2018” worked out by Merchant Research & Consulting and recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. According to the report, the global MTBE production is poised to decrease by nearly 0.2% annually in the next several years. London, UK (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 During...

2014-03-12 20:25:03

DUBLIN, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lszr3f/china_synthetic) have announced the addition of the "China Synthetic Rubber Industry Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lszr3f/china_synthetic ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) As a major synthetic rubber producer in the world, China's synthetic rubber capacity reached 4.98 million...

2014-03-12 00:21:39

DUBLIN, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/r53kd3/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Petroleum Resin Industry Report 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/r53kd3/global_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Global and Chinese Petroleum Resin Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on...

2014-03-11 12:22:11

HOUSTON, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus has announced the launch of the "2012/2013 Argus DeWitt Benzene Annual". The annual publication provides a comprehensive overview of global supply and demand fundamentals, trade patterns and balances for benzene and key derivatives. The past year has seen record benzene prices amid extreme price volatility owing to the lack of benzene feedstocks. The 2012/2013 Argus DeWitt Benzene Annual places...

2014-03-10 16:22:07

LONDON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices in the $3-trillion-plus global petrochemicals market fell in February to $1,387 per metric ton (/mt), down 3% from January, according to the just-released monthly Platts Global Petrochemical Index (PGPI). The PGPI is a benchmark basket of seven widely used petrochemicals and is published by Platts, a leading global energy, petrochemicals and metals information provider and a top source of benchmark price references. Waning global...