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- ...Government urges megamergers. // Chemical Week;8/26/1998, Vol. 160 Issue 32, p8
Focuses on the three large mergers proposed by the Korean government between petrochemical companies. Merger between LG Chemical Ltd. and Honam Petrochemical; Fusion between Samsung General Chemical Co. and Hyundai Petrochemical Co.; Merger of SK Corp. with Korea Petrochemical Industry.
- LG Chem to add ABS by 2008. Tan, Clara // Asian Chemical News;5/3/2004, Vol. 10 Issue 444, p16
Reports on the plan of LG Chem to add acrylnitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) capacity in China by 2008. Information on the site being considered by the company for the construction of the ABS plant; Operations of LG; Increase of ABS capacity in China.
- Output boost to depress Asian olefins spot prices. Myung, Gina // ICIS Chemical Business;6/11/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 70, p41
The article states that increased olefins production from Samsung Total Petrochemicals is expected to decrease spot market prices in Asia. It says that the firm has restarted its expanded plant at the start of June 2007 and has become the third largest plant operator in South Korea. Also noted...
- Government slams effort to restructure petrochemicals. MOLLET, ANDREW // Chemical Week;12/9/1998, Vol. 160 Issue 47, p20
Focuses on the criticism aired by a government committee of South Korea on the restructuring plans of the petrochemical business of Hyundai Petrochemical and Samsung General Chemical. Statement of the committee on the companies' restructuring plans; Combined losses posted by Samsung and Hyundai.
- Untitled. // Chemical Week;6/4/2003, Vol. 165 Issue 20, p15
Presents updates on the chemical industry in the Asia-Pacific as of June 2003. Information on the plan of Samsung General Chemicals and Atofina on their petrochemical joint venture deal; Plan of the Petroleum Authority of Thailand to list its Thai Olefins Co. subsidiary on the Bangkok, Thailand...
- Asian action. Hariharan, Malini // Asian Chemical News;11/22/2004, Vol. 10 Issue 469, p14
Highlights developments in the Asian petrochemical industry from 1999 to 2004. Plan of the Hyundai group to depart from the petrochemical industry following a proposed merger between Hyundai Petrochemical and Samsung General Chemical in May 1999; Imposition of fines by the South Korean Fair...
- NEW PROJECTS AND PERMANENT PLANT SHUTDOWNS MARCH 1-11, 2011. // ICIS Chemical Business;3/21/2011, Vol. 279 Issue 10, p29
Several charts are presented depicting new projects and permanent plant shutdowns of various companies from March 1-11, 2011, including DuBay Polymer GmbH, Samsung Total Petrochemicals Co. Ltd. and BASF SE.
- China phenol prices may surge. Huang, Trisha // ICIS Chemical Business;3/30/2015, Issue 3228, p1
The article focuses on predictions regarding increase in prices of phenol in Chinese petrochemical market. It states that spot prices of phenol may elevate due to turnarounds in several petrochemical plants in the country and mentions that the prices have reportedly increased as a result of...
- OIL PRICE THREAT. Viswanathan, Prema; O'Driscoll, Cath // European Chemical News;9/19/2005, Vol. 83 Issue 2163, p34
Presents an interview with No Ki-Ho, CEO of LG Chem. Implications of oil price increase for the Asian petrochemical industry; Ways to cope with oil price increases; Views on the supply and demand of petrochemicals in China.