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German petrochemical industry slow to recover from 2012 decline

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The latest Germany Petrochemicals Report revealed that the market has been driven by small and medium-sized petrochemical companies that manufacture high-value niche products with relatively stable demand.
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Brazil ramps up fertilizer production amid growing agricultural demand

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In a bid to reduce dependency on imported products, Brazil is set to invest billions of dollars in projects that will increase its domestic output of fertilizers.
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Petrochemical industry to see rapid growth in Philippines

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Like many industries in the Asia Pacific, the Philippines' petrochemical industry is expected to go through a period of rapid growth, fueled by an expanding economy and increasing demand.
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Iran plans to boost petrochemical production

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Iran should stop exporting large amounts of raw petrochemicals and look for ways to make more profit by selling added-value products, according to the leader of the parliamentary Petrochemical Committee.
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Total Petrochemicals to pay $8.75 million fine for emissions limits violations

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached an agreement with Total Petrochemicals over the 2007 violations at the Port Arthur refinery. Under the terms of the agreement Total will have to pay a fine of $8.75 million.
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Global petrochemical market estimated to reach $791 billion by 2018

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According to a new report by Transparency Market Research, the global petrochemical market is estimated to reach a total value of just over $791 billion by 2018, up from $472.06 billion in 2011.
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Total plans to increase hydrocarbon resins, polymer production in France

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French oil and gas giant Total will invest EUR160 million to convert its Carling petrochemical platform by 2016 and plans to close the naphtha cracker during the second half of 2015.
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China increases paraxylene capacity

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One of China's biggest refiners, Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical, is planning to invest 20 billion yuan ($3.27 billion) in a new paraxylene project with a capacity of 1 million tons.
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US petrochemical industry set for growth in 2013

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Although not expanding at an astonishing rate, the U.S. chemical and petrochemical industries are experiencing steady growth, a report from Business Monitor International indicates.
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Honeywell's UOP to revamp Japanese petrochemical facility

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UOP LLC, a Honeywell company, has been selected by Taiyo Oil Co. Ltd. to supply technology and catalysts to improve operational flexibility and increase petrochemical production at Taiyo's Shikoku Operations in Ehime, Japan.
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