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Rosneft to invest $5.36 billion in new petrochemical plant

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MOSCOW — Rosneft, Russia’s state-owned oil company, plans to invest $5.36 billion to build a petrochemical plant near the country’s borders with China and North Korea, Reuters reported. The
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Worker killed at Total Petrochemicals plant

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PORT ARTHUR, Texas — A 65-year-old contractor was killed Tuesday at the Total Petrochemicals & Refining Inc. plant in Port Arthur, Texas, when he became trapped as he was
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Formosa Chemicals shuts down petrochemical plant following fire

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YUNLIN, Taiwan — Formosa Chemicals & Fibre Corp. shut down its 300,000-metric-ton-a-year styrene monomer production plant in central Taiwan following a fire Sunday afternoon, Fox Business reported. The facility
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Pa. governor discusses potential for new petrochemical plant

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MONACA, Pa. — Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett was joined last week by elected state officials and representatives of labor and business to highlight the importance of continued efforts to
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Eastman announces JV to build hydrogenated hydrocarbon resin plant

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KINGSPORT, Tenn. — Eastman Chemical Co. announced this week a joint venture with Sinopec Yangzi Petrochemical Co. Ltd. to build a hydrogenated hydrocarbon resin plant in Nanjing, China. The
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‘Accidents’ at refineries, petrochemical plants pollute Texas, environmental group says

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WASHINGTON — According to a new report from the Environmental Integrity Project (EIP), “accidents” and other non-routine events at Texas oil and gas facilities, refineries and petrochemical plants released
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