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Articles Tagged with ''sinopec''

Sales rankings of global chemical firms show rise of China, Middle East

Chinese and Middle East firms are climbing the annual sales ranking of global chemical companies compiled by IHS ChemicalWeek.
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China's Sinopec shortlists 37 bidders for fuel marketing unit

State-controlled Chinese energy giant Sinopec has selected 37 potential buyers for a 30 percent stake in its fuel marketing unit, which analysts value in the region of $20 billion.
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Petronas hands refinery construction contract to Sinopec Engineering

Malaysian state-owned oil and gas company Petronas has awarded an oil refinery construction contract to China's Sinopec Engineering (Group) Co. Ltd., media reports said last week.
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Sinopec drops plans for new petrochemical projects

China's largest refiner, Sinopec Corp., has shelved plans to invest in new petrochemical projects, citing growing competition from the U.S. petrochemical sector as the main deciding factor.
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Sinopec pipeline blast kills at least 35 in eastern China

An eastern Chinese pipeline operated by Sinopec Corp exploded Friday, killing at least 35 people and injuring 166 more.
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China increases paraxylene capacity

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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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.
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Sinopec takes aim at US petrochemical competition

Chinese oil and gas company Sinopec says it is striving to lower its petrochemical production costs and optimize its product mix in order to stave off competition from the U.S.
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China takes first steps into shale gas development

The vast natural resources of China are one reason why the country has become one of the fastest growing economies in the world. After focusing on utilizing coal deposits for decades, the country is now looking at ways to exploit its shale gas.
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Gulf companies invest in southeast Asia petrochemicals

Wealthy investors from the Arabian Gulf are eyeing markets in southeast Asia and investing huge sums of money in petrochemical production in the region.
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