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- ASIA&MIDDLE EAST. Lazell, Mark // ICIS Chemical Business;3/27/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 12, p14
The article presents updates on the chemical industry in Asia and the Middle East as of March 27, 2006. According to Roger Green of Nexant ChemSystems, polyolefins projects in the Middle East should focus more clearly on the most attractive market segments to offset a decline in project...
- Capacity mountain. Richardson, John; Baker, John // ICIS Chemical Business;12/4/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 46, p24
The article analyzes the capacity build-up of petrochemical industries in the Middle East. An analysis from Nexant ChemSystems reveals that the total volume expansions in 2008 will dwarf what has already been established. In spite of this, the Middle East is still predicted to account for a...
- Jewel in the crown. Conroy, Will; Baker, John // ICIS Chemical Business;10/23/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 40, p28
The article reports on the plan of Czech Republic's Unipetrol to expand polyolefin production and gear up its petrochemical business. The company is working on plans to boost its polyolefins capacity with an investment worth several billion koruna. It is exploring whether or not it can obtain...
- How long will the good times last? Viswanathan, Prema // Asian Chemical News;5/15/2005, Vol. 11 Issue 491, p32
Looks at the status of polyolefin prices in Asia in 2005. Information on polyolefin prices; Reasons behind the collapse of ethylene prices; Outlook for polyolefin prices in 2005. INSET: OLEFIN PLAYERS FACE UNCERTAIN TIMES.
- Middle East petchems to double in 5 years. Lohan, Joseph // ICIS Chemical Business Americas;10/30/2006, Vol. 270 Issue 16, p19
The article reports that the petrochemical industry in the Middle East will double in size during the next five years. According to Nexant analyst Andrew Spiers, an upswing in the petrochemical cycle, high oil prices and a massive influx of capital have led to capacity expansion in the Middle...
- Government Seeks Polyolefin Mergers. Wood, Andrew // Chemical Week;1/24/2001, Vol. 163 Issue 4, p17
Reports that Korea's Commerce, Industry and Energy Ministry is pushing for further consolidation of the country's eight polyolefin producers into four groups. Importance of mergers to the petrochemical industry; Production capacity of Korea's olefins and polyolefin producers.
- A golden opportunity. Chang, Joseph; Loh, Bohan // ICIS Chemical Business;6/15/2009, Vol. 275 Issue 24, p14
The article reports on the petrochemical expansion projects of the petrochemical company Borouge. It will start up its Borouge 2 project in mid-2010, and is pushing to complete Borouge 3 project by the end of 2013. Both the projects are located in Ruwais, United Arab Emirates (UAE). The...
- VOICES FROM THE WEB. // ICIS Chemical Business;11/14/2011, Vol. 280 Issue 16, p7
Several blogs on issues concerning the petrochemical industry including polyolefins prices in the key China markets are presented.
- Market Overview. // Canada Petrochemicals Report;2009, p14
The article presents information on the petrochemicals industry in Canada. In terms of sales, the petrochemicals industry is the third-largest manufacturing industry of Canada and Alberta's second-largest industry. It is stated that Alberta has become a major supplier of petrochemicals due to...