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- ...Plans world-scale VAM plant at hull. Alperowicz, Natasha // Chemical Week;5/6/1998, Vol. 160 Issue 17, p13
Reports on the feasibility study held by BP Chemicals Incorporated for the construction of a world-scale vinyl acetate monomer (VAM) plant at Hull in Great Britain. Date of completion of the project; Significance of the completion on BP contracts held with other companies; Chemical products...
- BP Withdraws From EVA, Ups LDPE. // Chemical Market Reporter;4/7/2003, Vol. 263 Issue 14, p6
Reports on British Petroleum's (BP) withdrawal from the European market for ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) copolymer products. Company's plan to use its EVA capacity at Cologne, Germany to expand the manufacture of low density polyethylene extrusion coatings for packaging.
- Force majeure continues at BP. Todd, Martin // European Chemical News;3/8/2004, Vol. 80 Issue 2090, p10
Reports on the declaration of force majeure at the vinyl acetate monomer plant of BP in Hull, England on January 27, 2004. Views of several customers on the issue; Increase in contract prices targeted by producers for the first quarter of the year.
- Ineos buys BP's Hull plants. // TCE: The Chemical Engineer;May2008, Issue 803, p10
The article reports on the acquisition of BP's Hull vinyl acetate monomer and ethyl acetate plants by Ineos. The acquisition also includes a 151 kilometer pipeline that transports ethylene feedstock from teesside to the manufacturing site. Information is given on the operation and industrial...
- Q4 VAM settlements are lower than sellers hoped. // European Chemical News;11/10/2003, Vol. 79 Issue 2076, p12
Reports on the increase in vinyl acetate monomer (VAM) settlements in the fourth quarter of 2003. Effects of feedstock increments on prices of ethylene; Factors that may lead producers to reach a final agreement on VAM; Economic implication when plants operate below normal levels.
- BP fires up VAM plant after six-month outage. Gibson, Jane // European Chemical News;5/3/2004, Vol. 80 Issue 2098, p10
Presents updates on the chemical industry worldwide as of May 2004. Decision of BP to finally lift the force majeure at its vinyl acetate monomer plant in Hull, England and resume production after several months; Contract of Acetex Corp. in Jubail, Saudi Arabia.
- VAM spot prices increase in US. KELLEY, LANE // ICIS Chemical Business;8/27/2012, Vol. 282 Issue 5, p19
The article reports that spot prices for U.S. vinyl acetate monomer (VAM) increased the week of August 17, 2012, discusses an acetic acid outage at a Texas City, Texas chemical plant operated by chemical manufacturer BP, and mentions the cost of ethylene feedstock in August, 2012.
- BP Declares Force Majeure on VAM. Phillips, Kate // Chemical Week;7/25/2007, Vol. 169 Issue 25, p32
The article reports that BP says its has declared force majeure on vinyl acetate monomer at Hull, England for July 2007 due to continuing production problems. The company says it is trying to run the unit at a steady rate, although at reduced volumes, to meet as much of the demand as possible....
- Celanese to Construct Vinyl Acetate Plant in China. // China Chemical Reporter;12/26/2005, Vol. 16 Issue 36, p10
The article reports that Celanese AG will build a 300 000 t/a world-scale vinyl acetate monomer (VAM) plant in Nanjing, Jiangsu Sheng, China. The company wants to maintain its number one position in the VAM market. The acetic acid used by the VAM plant will be supplied by the company's 600 000...