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  1. Benzene , cyclohexane demand plunges, while cumene, phenol thrive

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    Tue, 7 May 2002

    year 2001 was one of the worst years for benzene demand, according to a recently completed ..... a 3% global contraction in demand for benzene in 2001 the first such contraction on ..... world trade has always been important for benzene , trade patterns are changing, CMAI said

  2. EPA ISSUES CLARIFICATION ON RULE GOVERNING BENZENE EMISSIONS

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    Tue, 19 Jan 1993

    Environmental Protection Agency has clarified its benzene emissions rule for refineries and other ..... means of compliance. EPA issued its final benzene waste rules for chemical plants, refineries ..... included in the calculation of total annual benzene volume in all aqueous waste streams

  3. EPA proposes gasoline benzene rule

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    Tue, 25 Jul 2000

    has proposed a rule to limit the maximum benzene content in conventional and reformulated ..... maintain their average 1998-1999 levels of benzene , a known human carcinogen. It said ..... cleaner cars and cleaner burning gasoline, benzene levels nationwide in urban areas decreased

  4. EPA joins probes into benzene release at BP Texas City refinery

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    Fri, 17 Sep 2010

    Environmental Protection Agency launched an investigation of a possible benzene release at BP America Inc.’s Texas City refinery, joining ..... chemicals which could have resulted in a catastrophic release of benzene , a hazardous air pollutant, EPA said. It said that it will

  5. Study finds global benzene markets will see tight supply through 2008

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    Mon, 15 Mar 2004

    OGJ editors HOUSTON, Mar. 15 -- Worldwide benzene markets are forecast to experience supply ..... CMAI). CMAI's annual report, World Benzene Analysis, covers various areas of the benzene market, including capacity, supply, demand

  6. Egyptian Linear Alkyl Benzene awards Fluor petrochemical project management

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    Tue, 22 Jun 2004

    By OGJ editors HOUSTON, June 22 -- Egyptian Linear Alkyl Benzene (E-LAB) has awarded a contract to Fluor Corp. to manage development of a new linear alkyl benzene facility in Alexandria, Egypt. The project is part of a 20-year "petrochemical

  7. STUDY SPARKS GERMAN CALL FOR BENZENE REDUCTION IN EUROPEAN GASOLINE

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    Mon, 1 Aug 1994

    Ministry has called for a reduction in benzene content of gasoline sold throughout the ..... asked Europe's refiners to produce low benzene gasoline prior to legislation expected ..... study set out requirements for reducing benzene and other emissions from gasoline and

  8. Shell Nederland to build benzene unit

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    Wed, 27 Jun 2001

    Nederland Chemie BV will invest more than $25 million in a benzene extraction unit at its petrochemical facility at Moerdijk ..... Shell sites will provide feedstock for the new unit, and the benzene product will be consumed by the local ethylbenzene unit. Evert

  9. Solutia, JLM Industries drop plans for benzene -to-phenol plant

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    Tue, 31 Jul 2001

    Inc., Tampa, Fla., agreed to end an agreement to build a benzene -to-phenol plant at Solutia's Pensacola, Fla., facility ..... Intermediates at Solutia. "And we may certainly decide to explore benzene to phenol production in the future, should the market dynamics

  10. EPA POSTPONES EFFECTIVE DATE FOR BENZENE REDUCTION RULE

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    Mon, 2 Mar 1992

    delayed a rule requiring a 93% reduction in benzene emissions from U.S. refineries and ..... for refiners. EPA issued its final benzene waste rules for chemical plants, refineries ..... them to take added action to mitigate benzene emissions resulting from delayed compliance

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