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This LDPE plant is a central element of Sasol’s proposed $8.9 billion petrochemical complex, which will include a world-scale ethylene plant and ethylene derivatives plants.
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Qatar Petroleum and Shell cancel $6.5-B petrochemical project in Qatar Royal Dutch Shell and Qatar Petroleum (QP) have canceled the $6.5-B Al-Karaana petrochemical project in Qatar, which will signifi..
US production of major plastic resins totaled 6.1 billion pounds during November 2014, a decrease of 2.2% compared to the same month in 2013, according to the American Chemistry Council (ACC).
Following the acquisition of the 130,000-tpy Artenius Turkpet plant (now renamed Indorama Ventures Adana PET) in the second quarter of 2014, the company will have a combined capacity of 382,000 tons, making IVL the top domestic PET producer in Turkey and the Southeast Europe region.
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This shift to lighter feeds for the SC will reduce the future availability of other petrochemical feedstocks—in particular, propylene.
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In this case history, a new monitoring system was installed on a critical service hyper compressor for a Middle East (ME) ethylene complex. This unit supported two 400 Mton polyethylene (PE) units; do..
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Alternative energy is a point-of-reference term. Natural gas is an alternative energy resource for transportation fuels. As more natural gas resources are developed, natural gas is displacing coal as ..
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After a promising start, the global economy faltered in 2014 with heightened geopolitical uncertainty; recessions in Brazil, Japan and many European nations; and slowdowns in China, the Euro Area and ..
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According to IHS Chemical, global demand for polyethylene (PE) is expected to increase by more than 25% during the next five years, from approximately 85 million metric tons (metric MMt) in 2014, to m..
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Recent declines in oil pricing and the associated volatility in future pricing has created a difficult forecasting environment. Other factors are causing deviations, especially with regard to the resp..
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