Tension holds up Iran ethylene
- Tension holds up Iran ethylene. Lerner, Ivan // ICIS Chemical Business Americas;4/2/2007, Vol. 271 Issue 13, p17
The article reports on the expected ethylene capacity from Iran that should have entered the market. The entrance of Iran ethylene capacity in the market is halted by the political turmoil in the region, according to senior vice president of NOVA Chemicals, Grant Thomson. The capture of 15...
- Nova to use oil sands feedstock. Baumgarten, Stefan // Chemical Market Reporter;6/5/2006, Vol. 269 Issue 22, p4
The article reports on the plan of Nova Chemicals Inc. to use oil sands feedstock for its ethylene plants in Canada. According to its president and CEO Jeffrey Lipton, there is an opportunity to use off-gases from oil sands produced in Alberta. In addition, Lipton expects that North American...
- Ethylene Set to Rebound on Tight Supply, Stronger Demand. Sim, Peck Hwee // Chemical Week;8/3/2005, Vol. 167 Issue 25, p34
Reports on the price level changes for the ethylene industry in the third quarter of 2005. Factors that led to the decline in demand in the ethylene market; Percentage of North American ethylene capacity removed by a series of unplanned outages; Problems faced by Nova Chemicals and Dow Chemical.
- Company Monitor. // Canada Petrochemicals Report;2009, p35
The article focuses on the business operations of Nova Chemicals Corp. and Petro-Canada Inc. in Canada. Nova Chemicals is involved in the manufacturing of propylene, styrenic polymers, ethylene, and styrene. In the first half of 2008, revenue increased by 46% as compared to 2007. Oil and gas...
- Nova-Carbide Ethylene Unit Ahead of Schedule. Kannler, Angeline // Chemical Week;3/8/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 10, p18
Announces the start of operations of the ethylene joint venture of Nova Chemicals with Union Carbide at Joffre, Alberta in 2000. Share of Union Carbide in the venture's output; Expected growth of polyethylene demand for 2000.
- Wrong switch hit, costing US$11m. // Process & Control Engineering (PACE);Aug2006, Vol. 59 Issue 7, p4
The article reports on the industrial accident that forced Nova Chemicals Corp. to temporarily shut down its ethylene facility when an employee unintentionally hit the wrong switch at the plant in Ontario. The cost of the incident was estimated at $11 million, which could also affect the second...
- Insight Into Competitive Arena. // Canada Petrochemicals Report;2009, p33
The article presents information on various petrochemical companies in Canada. It is stated that Nova Chemicals Corp. is a dominant player in the petrochemical sector in Canada, with manufacturing plants in Alberta, Ontario and Quebec. An ethylene cracker plant is operated by Imperial Oil Ltd....
- First-quarter profits pressured despite strong ethylene margins. // Chemical Week;5/13/2013, Vol. 175 Issue 14, p10
The article discusses the financial performance of commodity and diversified chemical firms such as Nova Chemicals Corp. as of May 2013, focusing on the impact of economic conditions and ethylene profit margins.
- US PE contracts split with gains. KLUMP, MICHELLE // ICIS Chemical Business;9/17/2012, Vol. 282 Issue 7, p17
The article focuses on the effect increasing ethylene prices and supply chain disruptions caused by Hurricane Isaac in August 2012 has had on U.S. polyethylene (PE) contracts. It states that feedstock ethylene costs increased 14 percent for spot buyers and nearly 10 percent from July for...