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Petrochemical

Colombia's petrochemical sector sees poor output performance in 2013

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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Shell ponders new ethane cracker in Pennsylvania

After giving up plans to build a new gas-to-liquid plant in Louisiana, Shell is considering buying additional land in Pennsylvania to construct a large petrochemical complex.
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Global petrochemical market to grow by 6.7% through 2018

China is anticipated to retain its position as a world leader though 2018, as demand for petrochemicals will continue to grow faster than in other parts of the world.
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Brazil to increase plastics production in 2014

The Brazilian plastics market is expected to become more favorable and profitable to local plastics producers.
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Ineos to import US ethane for Grangemouth facility

The Grangemouth chemical plant in Scotland may go from huge losses to instant profitability thanks to the saving plan drawn up by Swiss-based international operator Ineos Group Ltd.
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Shell drops plans for $20 billion gas-to-liquids plant in Louisiana

Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell is shelving plans for the construction of a gas-to-liquids plant in Louisiana that the company revealed in September.
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Belgium set to expand petrochemical production in 2014

Belgium is expected to hold on to its position as a leading petrochemical producer in Western Europe as capacity in the polyesters, butadiene and synthetic fibres segments will increase.
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Brazilian petrochemical companies urge for measures to revive sector

Brazil's petrochemical industry leaders are calling on the government to provide businesses with an incentive package that will promote investment and is asking for a lower natural gas price, so that it can have an access to cheaper domestic feedstock.
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US ethylene production grows in 2013

The U.S. petrochemical industry is continuing to leverage its competitive advantage, utilizing cheap ethane feedstock it has access to and taking advantage of the growing manufacturing sector.
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Brazil's Odebrecht to explore petrochemical investment in West Virginia

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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