May 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;5/22/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 20, p7
Trade Publication
The article presents news briefs related to the petrochemical industry as of May 2006. Formosa Petrochemical (FPCC) could postpone commercial production at its new 180,000 tonne/year Mailiao butadiene unit for three months to early 2007. Asian phenol prices have risen to $1250-1270/tonne. Russian ammonia producer TogliattiAzot plans to commission its new 550 000 tonne/year methanol plant in late June or early July and inaugurate a 25,000 tonne/year urea formaldehyde concentrate facility later this May.


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