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  1. Braskem expands specialty polyethylene production in Brazil

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    Thu, 15 Jan 2015

    production capacity of linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE) at its Camacari petrochemical ..... s brand of metallocene-based polyethylene . The expansion project, which required ..... converting one of the plant’s existing polyethylene production lines into one that exclusively

  2. Canadian company builds largest ethylene and polyethylene complex

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    Mon, 3 Jul 2000

    central Alberta the largest ethylene and polyethylene complex in the world, according to ..... Once the project's ethylene and polyethylene plants begin operating, Nova Chemicals ..... year capacity) and fifth-largest polyethylene producer (3.5 billion lb/year

  1. Dushanzi sets another expansion at Chinese polyethylene plant

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    Wed, 4 Apr 2001

    further increase the capacity of its polyethylene plant at Dushanzi, Xinjiang province ..... use BP PLC's proprietary Innovene polyethylene technology to increase the linear low density polyethylene and high density polyethylene capacity

  2. Tests confirm polyethylene pipe for high-pressure oil, gas service

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    Mon, 9 Sep 1996

    tests on reinforced high-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe have confirmed its service ..... line early next year. Three layers Polyethylene tubes have been used for transporting ..... pressures with the same advantages of polyethylene at low pressures. The company says

  3. Texas to scrutinize polyethylene pipe use

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    Tue, 16 May 2000

    change its rules for installation of polyethylene pipe. TRC Chairman Michael Williams ..... needs to change the qualifications of polyethylene pipe installers and collect data on manufacturers ..... escaping from a crack where two pieces of polyethylene pipe had been fused. TRC said Texas

  4. Equistar to shut down polyethylene plant

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    Mon, 22 Jan 2001

    will discontinue operations at its polyethylene plant at Port Arthur, Tex., by ..... 240 million lb/year high density polyethylene (HDPE) reactor and a 160 million lb/year low density polyethylene reactor, as well as a 300 million

  5. ExxonMobil, Chevron Phillips Chemical agree on polyethylene catalyst use

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    Fri, 26 Oct 2001

    appeals court has upheld its patent for a polyethylene manufacturing process. The company ..... metallocene catalysts used to manufacture polyethylene , overruling a decision by a Houston ..... Chemical and Dow Chemical Co. for polyethylene manufacturing. Terms were not disclosed

  6. National Petrochemical PLC to acquire Bangkok Polyethylene

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    Thu, 17 Aug 2000

    PLC of Thailand signed a memorandum of understanding Thursday to acquire Bangkok Polyethylene PLC, Thailand's largest producer of high-density polyethylene (HDPE). NPC agreed to buy the company's shares for cash. The price will be

  7. Air Products to supply recovery system to Texas polyethylene plant

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    Tue, 17 Jul 2001

    nitrogen recovery system for a new polyethylene plant, officials said Tuesday ..... Phillips Chemical's slurry phase polyethylene process and more than 97% of the ..... purpose blow molding high-density polyethylene resins.

  8. Basell awards German polyethylene plant contract to Tecnimont

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    Thu, 17 Jan 2002

    contract for a 320,000 tonne/year high-density polyethylene plant to be built at Wesseling, Germany. Tecnimont ..... s largest producer of polypropylene and a leader in polyethylene and advanced polyolefin products.

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