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  1. EPA ISSUES CLARIFICATION ON RULE GOVERNING BENZENE EMISSIONS

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    Tue, 19 Jan 1993

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

    The year 2001 was one of the worst years for benzene demand, according to a recently completed Chemical Market Associates Inc. study. However, conditions are in place to reverse that trend and firm up demand within the next 4 years. CMAI also updated the outlooks for cumene and phenol—which ...

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    Tue, 7 May 2002

  3. EPA proposes gasoline benzene rule

    The US Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a rule to limit the maximum benzene content in conventional and reformulated gasolines. EPA said the proposed standards would require refiners to maintain their average 1998-1999 levels of benzene , a known human carcinogen.

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    Tue, 25 Jul 2000

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

    The US Environmental Protection Agency launched an investigation of a possible benzene release at BP America Inc.’s Texas City refinery, joining other government investigations of the Apr. 6 incident.

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    Fri, 17 Sep 2010

  5. Egyptian Linear Alkyl Benzene awards Fluor petrochemical project management

    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 master plan" for Egypt, a Fluor spokesman said.

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    Tue, 22 Jun 2004

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

    Worldwide benzene markets are forecast to experience supply tightness through 2008, which will be "exaggerated if demand growth rates accelerate beyond those forecast to 2006," according to a recent report released by Houston-based chemical consulting firm Chemical Market Associates Inc.

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    Mon, 15 Mar 2004

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

    Germany's Environment Ministry has called for a reduction in benzene content of gasoline sold throughout the European Union. The cost to Europe's refiners could be as much as $70/metric ton of gasoline produced in addition to a growing list of spending requirements. Umweltbundesamt, the ministry's ...

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    Mon, 1 Aug 1994

  8. Shell Nederland to build benzene unit

    Shell Nederland Chemie BV will invest more than $25 million in a benzene extraction unit at its petrochemical facility at Moerdijk, the Netherlands, said Shell Chemicals Ltd.

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    Wed, 27 Jun 2001

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

    Solutia Inc., St. Louis, Mo., and JLM Industries Inc., Tampa, Fla., agreed to end an agreement to build a benzene -to-phenol plant at Solutia's Pensacola, Fla., facility. The companies agreed to terminate the planned project because of "current dynamics in the global market for phenol."

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    Tue, 31 Jul 2001

  10. EPA POSTPONES EFFECTIVE DATE FOR BENZENE REDUCTION RULE

    The Environmental Protection Agency has delayed a rule requiring a 93% reduction in benzene emissions from U.S. refineries and other plants "due to substantial confusion in industry." It will issue clarifying amendments, and the rule will not take effect until Dec. 1. The National Petroleum ...

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    Mon, 2 Mar 1992

  11. REFINERS HAVE SEVERAL OPTIONS FOR REDUCING GASOLINE BENZENE

    Alan R. Goelzer, Agustin Hernandez-Robinson Badger Co. Inc. Cambridge, Mass. Sanjeev Ram Raytheon Engineers & Constructors Inc. Cambridge, Mass. Arthur A. Chin Mobil Research & Development Corp. Paulsboro, N.J. Mohsen N. Harandi, C. Morris Smith Mobil Research & Development Corp. Princeton, N.J. ...

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    Mon, 13 Sep 1993

  12. Ethylene, benzene units disrupted at Plaquemine plant

    Dow Chemical Co. is working to restore normal operations at its petrochemical plant in Plaquemine, La., following a series of disruptions that occurred in late April.

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    Fri, 2 May 2014

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