TITLE

Degussa to invest $6.6m in US plant

PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;7/30/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 5, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents news briefs related to the petrochemical industry. Degussa AG will invest $6.6 million for the expansion of its plant at Janesville, Wisconsin. Gas Authority of India Ltd. (GAIL) is exploring the option of using propane as feedstock for its proposed olefins complex planned for Kasargod district in Kerala, India. Mexican government-owned oil company Pemex could move thousands of petrochemical workers into maintenance jobs as part of a deal with unions to avoid layoffs.
ACCESSION #
26776175

 

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