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Central Asia Chemical to begin construction of new PE plant in 2017

According to a source close to the company, Central Asia Chemical TOO is planning to begin construction of its new PE plant in Almaty, Kazakhstan in...

  • 16.08.2016

Major oil producers seek stabilization in oil markets

Major oil producers including Saudi Arabia and Russia have recently reported their willingness to help rebalance oil markets after several OPEC members including Venezuela, Ecuador and Kuwait requested to...

  • 16.08.2016

Weekly Market Drivers for the USA

According to Resin Technology Incorporated’s (RTI) weekly market driver report for plastics processors, the July inventory data reported a gain of nearly 180 million lbs even with above average inventories. This significant gain will...

  • 15.08.2016

Egypt’s ETHYDCO starts commercial production at HDPE line

A source from Egypt’s second PE producer, the Egyptian Ethylene and Derivatives Company (ETHYDCO), reported that they achieved commercial production at their second line which is designed to produce HDPE grades only...

  • 15.08.2016

Supply issues drive spot propylene prices higher across the globe

Spot propylene prices registered some increases across the globe by the end of this past week. Supply constraints stemming from several outages were cited as the main driver behind the global firming trend as the propylene market is seen lacking support...

  • 09.08.2016

Oman’s Orpic to complete expansion at Sohar site by end-2016

According to media reports, state-owned Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company’s (Orpic) chief executive officer Musab Al Mahruqi reported that...

  • 04.08.2016

Weekly Market Drivers for the USA

According to Resin Technology Incorporated’s (RTI) weekly market driver report for plastics processors, despite the June decline in inventory HDPE and LLDPE off grade prices fell...

  • 01.08.2016

Weekly Market Drivers for the USA

According to Resin Technology Incorporated’s (RTI) weekly market driver report for plastics processors, spot ethylene prices increased 20% to...

  • 25.07.2016

Indonesia’s Pertamina and Iran’s NIOC to collaborate on oil and gas

According to media reports, this month, Indonesia’s state-owned Pertamina and Iran’s National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) will sign a memorandum of understanding...

  • 19.07.2016

Weekly Market Drivers for the USA

According to Resin Technology Incorporated’s (RTI) weekly market driver report for plastics processors, the inventory data reported this week eliminated the...

  • 18.07.2016

ETHYDCO to achieve commercial production at LLDPE plant

A source from the Egyptian Petrochemicals Holding Company (ECHEM) reported that Egypt’s second PE producer ETHYDCO is readying to achieve commercial production at its LLDPE plant as of...

  • 18.07.2016

Egypt’s ETHYDCO starts LLDPE production

A source from the Egyptian Ethylene and Derivatives Company (ETHYDCO) confirmed that they have launched LLDPE production at their...

  • 11.07.2016

China’s Qingdao Haijing to start test runs at vinyls complex in July

China’s Qingdao Haijing is expected to start test runs at its new vinyls complex in Shandong within July of this year...

  • 05.07.2016

Iran to start up new compounding plant by March 2017

According to media reports, Iran’s Maroon Petrochemical will launch the first phase of its new compounding plant by March 2017. Through the commissioning...

  • 23.06.2016

Weekly Market Drivers for the USA

According to Resin Technology Incorporated’s (RTI) weekly market driver report for plastics processors, May ACC inventory data reported an inventory gain in sequence with average exports and...

  • 20.06.2016

Czech Republic’s Unipetrol breaks ground for new petchem plant

According to media reports, the Czech Republic’s Unipetrol broke ground for a new greenfield PE production unit (PE3) at its Chempark Zaluzi petrochemical complex in Litvinov, Czech Republic...

  • 15.06.2016

Weekly Market Drivers for the USA

According to Resin Technology Incorporated’s (RTI) weekly market driver report for plastics processors, the first week of June sets up the global resin challenge:...

  • 13.06.2016

Taiwan’s USI Group plans to begin commercial runs at new EVA/LDPE plants

Market sources report that Taiwan’s USI Group is planning to begin commercial runs at its two new EVA/LDPE swing plants in Kaohsiung, Taiwan by...

  • 10.06.2016

Philippines’ JG Summit plans to expand its petchem business

According to media reports, the Philippines’ JG Summit plans to invest $500-$600 million to expand its petrochemical business in Batangas in the next three years...

  • 10.06.2016

Weekly Market Drivers for the USA

According to Resin Technology Incorporated’s (RTI) weekly market driver report for plastics processors, slow global demand, new capacity and oversupply in China will alleviate any upward price PE pressure in North America. Current oil prices have “de-coupled” with...

  • 06.06.2016

Weekly Market Drivers for the USA

According to Resin Technology Incorporated’s (RTI) weekly market driver report for plastics processors, the over supplied global polyethylene market may soon...

  • 30.05.2016

Weekly Market Drivers for the USA

According to Resin Technology Incorporated’s (RTI) weekly market driver report for plastics processors, the key drivers from the ACC data released this week proved the first quarter demand to be...

  • 16.05.2016

Weekly Market Drivers for the USA

According to Resin Technology Incorporated’s (RTI) weekly market driver report for plastics processors, the key drivers to observe in May to help determine the strength and the duration of the April price increase will be...

  • 09.05.2016

Weekly Market Drivers for the USA

According to Resin Technology Incorporated’s (RTI) weekly market driver report for plastics processors, the April $0.04/lb price increase was implemented this month. This is in addition to the...

  • 02.05.2016

Weekly Market Drivers for the USA

According to Resin Technology Incorporated’s (RTI) weekly market driver report for plastics processors, the North American suppliers maintain discipline to implement an increase without...

  • 26.04.2016

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