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Articles Tagged with ''petrochemical industry''

Iran to offer incentives to foreign investors

July 14, 2014
Iran seems determined to open up to foreign investors, in the hope of attracting international businesses that would inject fresh capital into Iranian industry.
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BASF mulls multi-billion dollar Gulf Coast investment in methane-to-propylene complex

Propylene in short supply due to shift to ethane feedstocks drawn from shale gas, IHS Chemical notes
May 9, 2014
Chemical producer BASF is evaluating an investment in a world-scale methane-to-propylene complex on the U.S. Gulf Coast.
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Petronas to build $27 billion refinery complex

April 15, 2014
Malaysia's state-owned oil and gas company Petronas has announced plans to invest $27 billion in the construction of a new refining and petrochemical complex in the southern state of Johor.
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New US petrochemical projects in need of skilled workers

April 8, 2014
Approximately 90,000 new workers will be needed next year as a number of major chemical projects are set to break ground in 2015.
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Total plans to tap into Iraqi petrochemical market

March 18, 2014
French oil company Total is exploring options to expand its presence in the Middle East and tap the growing local market by constructing a large petrochemical complex in Iraq.
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Colombia's petrochemical sector sees poor output performance in 2013

January 6, 2014
Colombian market conditions are expected to improve in 2014, leading to growth in industrial production and better performance of petrochemicals-consuming sectors.
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Brazil's Odebrecht to explore petrochemical investment in West Virginia

November 15, 2013
The "Ascent -- Appalachian Shale Cracker Enterprise" complex would include an ethane cracker, three polyethylene plants and associated infrastructure for water treatment and energy co-generation.
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Sabic plans US petrochemical investment

October 23, 2013
Saudi petrochemical giant Saudi Basic Industries Corp. recently announced plans to invest in a petrochemical project in the United States next year and tap into the U.S. shale energy abundance.
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Taiwanese companies plan to invest in petrochemical complex in China

October 16, 2013
The Petrochemical Industry Association of Taiwan announced Monday that a group of eight Taiwanese companies is planning to invest in the construction of a large petrochemical complex in China.
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Global petrochemical market estimated to reach $791 billion by 2018

October 1, 2013
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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