December 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;12/17/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 22, p10
Trade Publication
This section offers news briefs related to the chemical industry. Shell and H.R. Biopetroleum will build a pilot facility in Hawaii to grow marine algae and produce vegetable oil for conversion into biofuel. Indian firm Sainek Mining has signed an agreement with the Ethiopian government to build a factory to mine potash in Ethiopia. Qilu Petrochemical, a Sinopec subsidiary, has cut its cracker operating rate to below 80% following the government's call to produce more refined oil products.


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