Pfeifer, Margarida O.
September 2008
Latin Trade (English);Sep/Oct2008, Vol. 16 Issue 9, p14
The article focuses on the move by the plastics company Dow Chemical to build an integrated alcohol-chemical plant in Brazil to produce the so-called new petroleum. The plant will be constructed in collaboration with the sugar and alcohol company Crystalev. The new petroleum will serve as a substitute to oil for producing plastics. The petrochemical manufacturer Suzano Petroquímica is also considering the alcohol-chemical production.


Related Articles

  • PLÁSTICO ECOLÓGICO. Pfeifer, Margarida O. // Latin Trade (Spanish);sep/oct2008, Vol. 16 Issue 9, p14 

    No abstract available.

  • business & finance news.  // Chemical Week;7/19/2006, Vol. 168 Issue 24, p7 

    The article offers news related to the petroleum chemical industry as of July 19, 2006. Suzano Petroquimica has completed the first phase of its polypropylene expansion project in Maua, Brazil. Rockwood Specialties has received a revised outlook from Standard & Poor's. An acquisition deal was...

  • Ras Tanura investment faces 12-month delay over design. Salisbury, Peter // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;6/5/2009, Vol. 53 Issue 23, p14 

    The article reports that state oil giant Saudi Aramco and U.S.-based Dow Chemical Co. intend to delay a final investment decision on their $20bn integrated petrochemicals project at Ras Tanura in Saudi Arabia, by a year after underestimating the amount of design work required. It informs that...

  • Dow's Unipol Process Selected for Two World-Scale PP Plants. Scott, Alex // Chemical Week;5/11/2005, Vol. 167 Issue 16, p15 

    Reports on the selection of Dow Chemical's Unipol polypropylene (PP) process technology by a petrochemical company to build two world-scale PP facilities. Production capacities of the two plants; Features of the Unipol process; Other Unipol PP contract awarded to Dow.

  • Tripoli launches $5bn facilities upgrade. Nield, Richard // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;11/23/2007, Vol. 51 Issue 47, p12 

    This article reports on the launch of a programme by the Libyan government to build its first petrochemicals facilities for decades by the end of 2008. The facilities will be built alongside existing infrastructure at the Ras Lanuf petrochemicals complex and the Marsa el-Brega fertilizer...

  • Dow, Aramco plan plastic and chemicals hub.  // TCE: The Chemical Engineer;Jun2007, Issue 792, p14 

    The article reports that Dow Chemical and Saudi Aramco have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop plastics and chemical plants at Ras Tanura in Saudi Arabia. The project targets to manufacture basic petrochemicals and feedstocks for speciality polymers. Saudi Aramco's chief...

  • Dow’s major moves. Esposito, Frank // Plastics News;8/1/2011, Vol. 23 Issue 20, p0001 

    The article reports that Midland, Michigan-based Dow Chemical Co. plans to build a plastics and chemicals facility in Jubail, Saudi Arabia, in partnership with Saudi Arabian Oil Co. It states that the complex will have an annual capacity of over seven billion pounds of plastics and chemicals...

  • Dow Plastics V-P Anticipates Strong Growth Throughout 2000. Ouellette, Jennifer // Chemical Market Reporter;12/20/99, Vol. 256 Issue 25, p5 

    Reports on the projected growth of the petrochemicals and plastics industry in 2000. Forecast of Anthony J. Carbone, executive vice-president of Dow Chemical, for the company's plastics division; Overview of Dow's plastic and coatings demand in 1999; Outlook on the cost of raw materials for...

  • All in the timing. Jagger, Anna; O'Driscoll, Cath // European Chemical News;2/7/2005, Vol. 82 Issue 2133, p18 

    Focuses on the success of Brazilian petrochemicals group Unipar in the industry. Plan of Unipar affiliate Petroquímica União to expand ethylene capacity at the Capuava chemicals complex in São Paulo; Significance of the construction of the petrochemicals facility in Brazil, according...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics