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Tesoro to invest $400 million in new xylene facility

July 28, 2014
San Antonio-based refiner Tesoro Corp. is planning to invest $400 million in petrochemical feedstock manufacturing in its U.S. West Coast refining system.
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Chevron Phillips Chemical breaks ground on $6 billion petrochemical project

June 23, 2014
Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP has announced the official start of the second stage of its $6 billion investment in its U.S. Gulf Coast Petrochemicals Project.
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Kuwait plans to expand petrochemical operations

June 6, 2014
Kuwait is set to shift its focus onto petrochemical production and develop the industry to an extent that it accounts to 50 percent of the country's income generated from sectors other than oil.
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Iranian petrochemical traders stick to CFR deals to avoid payment troubles

June 5, 2014
Iranian traders of petrochemical products are seeking to avert potential payment troubles in Asia by pricing their deals on a cost and freight basis instead of using the freight on board method.
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Mexico's petrochemical sector to benefit from energy reforms

May 27, 2014
Mexico has been preparing for a significant shake-up of its energy sector, which may be particularly beneficial for the country's petrochemical sector.
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Domestic demand to fuel Russia's petrochemical industry growth

April 21, 2014
The Russian petrochemical industry is set to benefit from increasing domestic demand over the medium term, with non-oil industrial sectors emerging as the strongest driving force for growth.
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Chevron Phillips Chemical starts work on $6 billion petrochemical complex

April 7, 2014
The petrochemical complex will include an ethane cracker with a capacity of 1.5 million metric tons per year at the Cedar Bayou facility in Baytown, Texas.
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US petrochemical companies pursue growth with new cracker capacity

February 24, 2014
The U.S. petrochemical industry is expected to launch an extra 7.34 million tpa of new cracker capacity by 2017, as it continues to leverage growing shale gas production and low-cost ethane that will fuel the crackers.
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German petrochemical industry slow to recover from 2012 decline

January 13, 2014
The latest Germany Petrochemicals Report revealed that the market has been driven by small and medium-sized petrochemical companies that manufacture high-value niche products with relatively stable demand.
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Brazil ramps up fertilizer production amid growing agricultural demand

November 22, 2013
In a bid to reduce dependency on imported products, Brazil is set to invest billions of dollars in projects that will increase its domestic output of fertilizers.
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