IPQ boosts PP production

Gordon, Michael
May 2005
European Chemical News;5/30/2005, Vol. 82 Issue 2149, p17
Trade Publication
Reports on the plan of Ipiranga Petroquímica (IPQ) to increase its polyethylene and polypropylene (PP) capacities at the Triunfo chemicals complex in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil as of May 30, 2005. Schedule of the operation of the capacity increases; Feedstock agreement of IPQ with Petrobras for the PP scheme; Chemical plants being operated by the firm.


Related Articles

  • PQU deal seals expansion. Gordon, Michael // European Chemical News;9/20/2004, Vol. 81 Issue 2116, p32 

    Reports on the preparation of Petroquímica Uni˜ao's (PQU) for the expansion of its ethylene capacity after securing a feedstock supply agreement with Petrobras. Forecast on the ethylene expansion.

  • Braskem launches new petrochemical plant in Brazil.  // Popular Plastics & Packaging;Jun2008, Vol. 53 Issue 6, p56 

    The article reports on a new polypropylene plant launched by Braskem in Paulinia in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The company will not become the third-largest resin manufacturers in Americas. A partnership was formed by Braskem and Petrobas in November 2007 in which Braskem holds 100% of the factory and...

  • Riding Brazil's Roller Coaster. SISSELL, KARA // Chemical Week;2/24/1999, Vol. 161 Issue 7, p43 

    Features Ipiranga Petroquimica, a polyethylene producer in Brazil. Key products of Ipiranga; Stake owned by the company in Copesul, Brazil's second largest cracker; Expansion plans of the company.

  • PET, PTA and PX evaluations under way. Gordon, Michael // European Chemical News;1/10/2005, Vol. 82 Issue 2129, p34 

    Reports on the plan of Italian group Mossi & Ghisolfi to build an integrated polyethylene terephthalate (PET) complex in Pernambuco, Brazil in collaboration with Petrobras. Production capacity of the PET plant; Cost of the construction of the plant; Location of the purified terephthalic acid...

  • Petrobras cancels four rig contracts. DeLuca, Marshall // Offshore;Jul99, Vol. 59 Issue 7, p28 

    Reports on the contracts cancelled by Petrobras SA to Maritima Petroleo e Engenharia of Brazil and Falcon Atlantic. Total value of the cancellation; Reason for the cancellation; Why Maritima was attributed with most of the loss.

  • ...and Petrobras confirms gas-based complex.  // Chemical Week;9/13/1995, Vol. 157 Issue 9, p26 

    Reports that Petrobras has confirmed that Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil was selected for a petrochemicals complex based on natural gas.

  • Braskem and Petrobras return to PP plant plans.  // European Chemical News;9/8/2003, Vol. 79 Issue 2067, p30 

    Reports on the plans of Braskem and Petrobras to build a polypropylene plant in Paulinia, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Capacity of the plant; Background on the joint venture between the companies; Terms of the partnership.

  • Petrobas allays Comperj doubts. Lemos, William // ICIS Chemical Business;11/20/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 44, p16 

    The article reports on the continued commitment of Brazil's state-owned energy company Petrobras to the Comperj petrochemicals complex despite doubts in the market that the project may not be economically viable. The project price tag is about $8.4bn, roughly 10% of Petrobras' estimated value....

  • Albemarle, Petrobras to Build Brazilian Catalyst Plant. COONS, REBECCA // Chemical Week;12/13/2010, Vol. 172 Issue 30, p11 

    This article reports on the memorandum of understanding signed by Albemarle with Petrobras to build a hydroprocessing catalyst (HPC) production plant in Santa Cruz, Brazil. There is significant demand growth for HPCs in the Brazilian market, according to Albemarle. HPC demand is expected by...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics