Brazilian firms report bad quarter
- Americas Watch. Robinson, Simon // ICIS Chemical Business;4/24/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 16, p15
The article presents news briefs on the petroleum chemicals industry as of April 2006. Petrobras has announced plans to incorporate downstream chemical concern Petrobras Quimica (Petroquisa). Chevron has agreed to buy 5% of India's Reliance Petroleum for $300m, and has the option to raise its...
- NEW PROJECTS. Gordon, Michael // ICIS Chemical Business;5/22/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 20, p22
Presents news briefs related to the petrochemical industry as of May 2006. Dahua Group Dalian Chemical Industry Co. is planning to scrap and build soda ash and ammonium chloride plants in China. Petronas Methanol will expand the capacity of its methanol plant in Malaysia by 15% by 2008. Ipiranga...
- 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.
- BRAZIL. Sissell, Kara // Chemical Week;12/13/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 46, p13
Focuses on the decision of Repsol-YPF company to deny reports that it is negotiating to buy Ipiranga company. Brief history of Repsol-YPF.
- Montedison awards contract. // Chemical Market Reporter;07/28/97, Vol. 252 Issue 4, p7
Announces that the Technimont unit of Montedison SpA has acquired a construction contract for a petrochemical complex in Brazil for Ipiranga Petroquimica and Hoechst Do Brasil. Plant features; Date of operationability.
- Bank Study Recommends Against JV Plan to Run Copesul Cracker in Brazil. // Chemical Market Reporter;01/17/2000, Vol. 257 Issue 3, p19
Deals with the tentative plan of Ipiranga and Odebrecht to form a joint venture to operate the Copesul cracker at Porto Alegre, in Rio Grande, Brazil that could face opposition from foreign consultants. Purpose of Chase Manhattan Bank and BAA-Creditanstalt for opposing the joint venture.
- Perez Companc Eyes Ipiranga Petchems. Sissell, Kara // Chemical Week;11/15/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 43, p17
Reports that Perez Companc may buy Ipiranga Petroquimica, a subsidiary of the oil and fuel alcohol conglomerate Ipiranga. Reason for the delayed sale of Ipiranga Petroquimica; Polyethylene and polypropylene production of Ipiranga; Cost reduction plan of Perez Companc.
- Consumption of resin rises in Argentina. Costa, Sandra Mara // Plastics News;5/8/2006, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p17
This article reports that the preliminary data from the Argentine Chamber for the Plastics Industry (CAIP) shows plastics resin consumption in Argentina went from 2.78 billion pounds to 2.94 billion pounds last year. As a general trend, CAIP figures show 2005 consumption levels were similar or...
- Braskem and Petroquisa to set up PP joint venture in Brazil. // Chemical Business;Jul2005, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p60
Reports on the joint venture between Braskem S.A. and Petrobras Quimica S.A. for the production and sale of polypropylene in Paulinia, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Production capacity of the industrial unit; Type of raw material to be used in the industrial unit.