View Cart (0 items)

Articles Tagged with ''petrochemical industry''

Sabic plans US petrochemical investment

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.
Read More

Taiwanese companies plan to invest in petrochemical complex in China

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.
Read More

Global petrochemical market estimated to reach $791 billion by 2018

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.
Read More

Brazil ramps up plastics resins imports

Due to Brazil's rapidly growing industry, demand for plastics and plastic resins is continually growing, leading to a rising volume and value of imports.
Read More

Prospects look good for global ethylene oxide, ethylene glycol markets

Global demand for ethylene oxide and ethylene glycol is predicted to remain on a steady upward trajectory in the next five years.
Read More

Air quality concerns may delay petrochemical expansion in Texas, experts say

Projects for new petrochemical plants on the U.S. Gulf Coast worth billions of dollars may be delayed or even blocked as a result of a set of more stringent air quality regulations implemented in the Texas industrial region.
Read More

US petrochemical industry growth drives demand for skilled workers

More than $217 billion will be invested over the next six years in downstream petrochemical production in the United States as a result of the shale gas boom that is boosting the U.S. petrochemical industry.
Read More

Odebrecht to invest heavily in Latin America

Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht announced May 1 plans to invest $20 billion globally over the next three years, 85 percent of which will be invested in Latin America.
Read More

Shell starts major petrochemical investment in Singapore

Global energy giant Shell has announced plans to expand its investments in Asia by building new petrochemical units in Singapore.
Read More

China's Sinopec looks to boost petrochemical production

Global petrochemical producers are facing fierce competition from U.S. companies that have been taking advantage of the huge amounts of natural gas available from their own oil and gas fields and used as feedstock for petrochemical production.
Read More