Robinson, Simon
July 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;7/24/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 29, p7
Trade Publication
This article presents news briefs related to the chemical industry. China National Cereals, Oils and Foodstuff is to invest Yuan2bn in two bioethanol plants. The firm is awaiting government approval for a 200 000 tonne/year ethanol project, based on sweet potato feedstock, at Nanning, Guangxi province. Meanwhile, Ingleside Energy Center has awarded a $665m contract for the engineering, procure merit and construction of a liquefied natural gas regasification terminal in Ingleside, Texas, to a 50:50 joint venture between Aker Kvaerner and Japan's Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries. In another news, Japan's Ube Industries plans to build a $82m polybutadiene rubber plant in China. The 50 000 tonne/year plant at Nantong, Jiangsu province, will be built in a joint venture with Taiwan's TSRC Corp and Japan's Marubeni, under the name of TSRC Ube (Nantong) Chemical Industry.


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