October 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;10/29/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 16, p9
Trade Publication
The article offers news briefs related to the petroleum chemical industry and trade. British Petroleum Co. PLC is working to create biofuel processes that would increase crop yield. A recent explosion in six-inch ethylene pipeline in east Texas has disrupted the gas supply in the region. Ankara has decided to cancel the sale of its 51 percent stake in petrochemicals major Petkim to a Kazakhstan-based consortium and will now sell to the second highest bidder, Socar-Turcas-Injaz, for $2.04bn.


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