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NA plastics machinery shipments rise for 3rd straight quarter

According to the Plastics Industry Trade Association, SPI’s Committee on Equipment Statistics (CES), shipments of plastics machinery rose for the third straight quarter in North America...

  • 13.09.2016

Oil output cuts to bring down global surplus: IEA

According to media reports, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said in its monthly Oil Market Report on Thursday that recent production cuts in...

  • 12.05.2016

US PE stocks fall for a 3rd straight month in April: ACC

According to preliminary data from the American Chemistry Council (ACC), PE stocks in the US and Canada declined for a third straight month in April...

  • 12.05.2016

Oil markets will come back into balance by 2017:IEA

According to media reports, the executive director of the International Energy Agency (IEA), Fatih Birol, reported that oil markets will rebalance by 2017...

  • 22.04.2016

ExxonMobil announces November butadiene contract in US

According to market sources, ExxonMobil announced its November butadiene contract in the US. The producer’s new contract stands at...

  • 26.10.2015

Kuwait’s Equate sings deal to acquire MEGlobal

According to media reports, Kuwait’s Equate Petrochemical, a joint venture between Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC), the Dow Chemical Company (Dow), Boubyan Petrochemical Company (BPC) and Qurain Petrochemical Industries Company (QPIC), signed a non-binding agreement to...

  • 22.10.2015

PVC sentiment firms in Asia, US; Europe turns down

Following steady declines over the past few months, the PVC sentiment has cautiously firmed up in Asia and the US in recent weeks with regional producers attempting price hikes albeit in small amounts. Nevertheless, the PVC market in Europe and Turkey remain on a...

  • 16.09.2015

Shell lifts FM on styrene output from Scotford, Canada

According to market sources, Shell Chemicals has lifted a force majeure on styrene supply from its Scotford manufacturing facility in Alberta, Canada...

  • 01.09.2015

Competitive N. American PE offers remain present in SE Asia

Players continue to report competitively priced North American PE cargoes this week in Southeast Asia after...

  • 11.08.2015

Shell declares FM on styrene output from Canada

According to market sources, Shell Chemicals Canada has declared a force majeure on styrene supply from its Scotford Manufacturing facility in Alberta, Canada due to...

  • 09.07.2015

ChemOrbis 6th Asia Petrochemical Conference: Global trade patterns shifting for polyolefins

Mr Mazlan Razak, Managing Consultant of Nexant presented a paper entitled “Outlook for Polyolefins in Changing Olefins...

  • 10.06.2015

Spain’s Cepsa closes sale of Canadian PTA plant to Indorama

According a press release on the company’s website, Spain’s Cepsa has completed the sale of its PTA plant in Montreal, Canada to Thailand’s Indorama Ventures...

  • 02.06.2015

Jordan signs MOU with Canada’s Questerre Energy for shale gas

Jordan’s Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry and Canada’s Questerre Energy signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for...

  • 26.05.2015

US opens anti-dumping investigation on PET imports

The US International Trade Commission (ITC) has opened preliminary anti-dumping investigations on March 10, 2015 into PET imports from...

  • 19.03.2015

Nova Chemicals to expand ethylene capacity in Canada

Nova Chemicals is planning to expand the ethylene capacity at its Corunna cracker in Ontario, Canada...

  • 19.12.2013

Petroleum Brunei buys stake in Petronas’ assets in Canada

Malaysia’s Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) has sold a 3% stake in its Canadian shale gas assets and proposed LNG facility to Brunei National Petroleum Co Sdn Bhd (Petroleum Brunei)...

  • 10.12.2013

Shell Chemicals shuts its styrene plant in Canada

Shell Chemicals has shut its styrene plant located in Scotford, Alberta, Canada and declared a force majeure on its styrene output from the plant due to...

  • 27.11.2013

China’s Sinopec in search of site for LNG project in Canada

China Petrochemical Corporation (Sinopec Group) is reportedly in search of a site for a potential liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal in British Columbia, Canada...

  • 20.11.2013

Malaysia’s Petronas to invest $36 billion in Canada

Malaysia’s state-owned oil and gas company Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) has pledged to invest $36 billion in a liquefied natural gas plant in British Colombia, Canada as well as a pipeline for the plant...

  • 07.10.2013

Williams to build PDH unit in Canada

Williams is planning to go ahead with its plans to build a propane dehydrogenation (PDH) unit in Alberta, Canada...

  • 19.03.2013

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