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- Exclusive: US and China are key focus of Sabic's strategy. ALPEROWICZ, NATASHA // Chemical Week;12/2/2013, Vol. 175 Issue 30, p10
The article reports on the statement of Mohamed Al Mady, chief executive officer (CEO) at petrochemical company Saudi Basic Industries Corp. (Sabic), regarding the company's 2025 strategy which focuses in investments in China and in the U.S. Topics include the company's value chain, worldwide...
- Investment Wave Rushes On. Alperowicz, Natasha; Young, Ian // Chemical Week;2/15/2006, Vol. 168 Issue 6, p40
The article discusses the investment program of petroleum company Sabic in Saudi Arabia in February 2006. The biggest steam cracker construction program in the history of the petrochemical industry is taking place in the Middle East. About 50 percent of the growth in new ethylene capacity in the...
- US ethylene fully settles down 3%. Dietrich, John // ICIS Chemical Business;8/17/2015, Issue 3672, p26
The article reports that ethylene contract prices are at their lowest since August 2009. Topics discussed include the favorable margins despite the declining pricing trend, the decline in ethylene spot prices in June and July 2015, low prices due to long supply and cheap feedstock costs and...
- Sabic delays Jubail MEG. Lee, Salmon Aidan // Chemical Market Reporter;4/17/2006, Vol. 269 Issue 15, p12
The article reports that Sabic company has delayed the start-up of its Jubail United Petroleum Co. by almost a month. Sabic is the world's second largest monoethylene glycol producer in Saudi Arabia. Its first shipment is expected from the new plant to arrive in China by May. It is also reported...
- ... Petrokemya Ethylene still to be awarded. // Chemical Week;4/9/1997, Vol. 159 Issue 14, p21
Reports that the award of an ethylene contract to Stone and Webster by Saudi Basic Industries Corporation affiliate Petrokemya represents only the basic engineering of the separation portion of the cracker. Costs of the contract.
- Jubail MEG line starts. Lee, Salmon Aidan // Chemical Market Reporter;5/1/2006, Vol. 269 Issue 17, p14
The article reports on the operation of Sabic, the world's second-largest monoethylene glycol producer, started up its 630,000 ton-per-year Jubail United Number Two line in Saudi Arabia.
- Feedstock costs push VAM up. // Asian Chemical News;9/13/2004, Vol. 10 Issue 460, p24
Reports on an increase in Asian vinyl acetate monomer (VAM) prices caused by the growth in feedstock costs and tight supply in September 2004. Price of ethylene feedstock in Korea; Factors that contributed to the tight VAM supply; Forecast for VAM demand in the fourth quarter of 2004.
- Outlook for MEG appears uncertain. LERNER, IVAN; Zhang, Becky; Richardson, John; Hwee, Peh Soo; Bantillo, Pearl; Suratman, Nurluqman; Ikram, Tahir; Chang, Joseph // ICIS Chemical Business;6/13/2011, Vol. 279 Issue 21, p28
The article focuses on the outlook for the polyester feedstock monoethylene glycol (MEG) market in the U.S. in 2011. A series of plant shutdowns in the first half of the year has resulted in market tightness, with concerns about the sector's ability to meet growing demand. Saudi Arabia-based...
- China's naphtha demand seen to rise, role in ethylene feedstock mix to slip. // Chemical Business;Nov2012, Vol. 26 Issue 11, p63
The article reports on the forecast of Shu Zhaoxia, chief analyst for chemicals of Sinopec, that the demand for naphtha from China's ethylene sector will continue to increase over the next 3 years but its dominance in the overall feedstock mix will decline. The production of naphtha is expected...