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Articles Tagged with ''petrochemicals''

Polyethylene plant planned in North Dakota

A new polyethylene manufacturing facility is to be built in North Dakota, in a project that's said to be the largest private investment in the state's history.
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LyondellBasell may add more ethylene capacity in Channelview, Texas

Plastics, chemicals and refining company LyondellBasell is considering an expansion of its petrochemical plant in Channelview, Texas.
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Emergency shutdown at polypropylene plant in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabian petrochemical producer Sahara Petrochemical Company announced on Sunday an emergency shutdown at its Al Waha Petrochemicals subsidiary, a producer of propylene and polypropylene (PP).
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Petrochemical firm apologizes after explosions in Taiwan

Officials from LCY Chemical Corp., a petrochemical company based in Taipei, have apologized after a series of explosions rocked the city of Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan last week.
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Tesoro to invest $400 million in new xylene facility

San Antonio-based refiner Tesoro Corp. is planning to invest $400 million in petrochemical feedstock manufacturing in its U.S. West Coast refining system.
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Chevron Phillips Chemical breaks ground on $6 billion petrochemical project

Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP has announced the official start of the second stage of its $6 billion investment in its U.S. Gulf Coast Petrochemicals Project.
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Kuwait plans to expand petrochemical operations

Kuwait is set to shift its focus onto petrochemical production and develop the industry to an extent that it accounts to 50 percent of the country's income generated from sectors other than oil.
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Iranian petrochemical traders stick to CFR deals to avoid payment troubles

Iranian traders of petrochemical products are seeking to avert potential payment troubles in Asia by pricing their deals on a cost and freight basis instead of using the freight on board method.
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Mexico's petrochemical sector to benefit from energy reforms

Mexico has been preparing for a significant shake-up of its energy sector, which may be particularly beneficial for the country's petrochemical sector.
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Domestic demand to fuel Russia's petrochemical industry growth

The Russian petrochemical industry is set to benefit from increasing domestic demand over the medium term, with non-oil industrial sectors emerging as the strongest driving force for growth.
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