Output boost to depress Asian olefins spot prices
- Samsung Total and Lotte Daesan Merge Metathesis Plans. Young, Ian // Chemical Week;10/11/2006, Vol. 168 Issue 34, p17
The article reports on the agreement of Samsung Total Petrochemicals and Lotte Daesan Petrochemical to merge separate metathesis projects at Daesan, Korea. They will instead participate in a single project to build a metathesis unit with capacity for 200,000 m.t./year of propylene at Daesan....
- Cost-cutting drive. // Asian Chemical News;10/4/2004, Vol. 10 Issue 463, p11
Focuses on the impact of the cost-cutting approach used by Samsung Total Petrochemicals on the productivity and savings of the company. Amount saved by the company on energy expenditures, as of October 2004; Factors that contributed to the energy cost savings of the company; Background on...
- Traders expecting BD prices to bounce back. Yan, Helen // ICIS Chemical Business;4/2/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 60, p29
The article reports that butadiene (BD) spot prices in Asia are likely to rebound in April 2007 on tight supply, according to traders. According to a Japanese trader, they anticipate supply to tighten in the second quarter due to several shutdowns in the region. LG Chem has recently shut a unit...
- Samsung startup. // Chemical Week;5/8/1996, Vol. 158 Issue 18, p47
Reports on Samsung General Chemical's expansion of its styrene capacity. Opening of the company's new plant in Seosan; Expansion plans.
- Samsung General Chemical confirms P-xylene plant. // Chemical Week;7/26/1995, Vol. 157 Issue 3, p28
Reports on Samsung General Chemical's plan to back integrate to para-xylene by building a plant to feed its first purified terephthalic acid (PTA) plant. Use of Enichem process; Plant capacity.
- Samsung plans aromatics project. // Chemical Week;6/21/1995, Vol. 156 Issue 24, Chemical Week Asia p6
Reports on Samsung General Chemical's plans to invest in an aromatics project in Korea. Construction plans; Products; Capacities; Technology; Funds.
- Rival South Korean p-xylene plans... // Chemical Week;9/20/1995, Vol. 157 Issue 10, p28
Reports that Korea's Hanwha Energy is planning to build its first para-xylene plant and supply the product to Samsung General Petrochemical.
- 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...
- Chi Mei joins Samsung styrene. // Chemical Week;9/13/1995, Vol. 157 Issue 9, p5
Reports that Chi Mei will take a 20% stake in Samsung General Chemicals' styrene expansion project.