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    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 18 Jun 1990

    has delayed the schedule to resume polyethylene production at its Houston Chemical ..... stream in fourth quarter 1990. The polyethylene unit was heavily damaged by explosions ..... schedule for resumption will allow polyethylene production to be controlled from a


    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 12 Sep 1994

    decided to complete construction of a polyethylene plant at Porvoo, Finland, which had ..... market and surplus capacity in European polyethylene production caused the postponement ..... increase Borealis' competitiveness in polyethylene ." The plant is designed to produce

  3. BP to restructure Grangemouth complex, shut down CDU and polyethylene plant

    Online Articles

    Tue, 13 Nov 2001

    said it will shut down an older crude processing unit and a polyethylene production unit as part of a restructuring effort at its Grangemouth ..... projects including expansion of the site's ethylene and polyethylene capacity, new polypropylene and ethanol production units

  4. Marun awards polyethylene plant contract to Krupp

    Online Articles

    Thu, 9 Nov 2000

    subsidiary of Germany's ThyssenKrupp Engineering, to build a 200-million-deutschemark, 300,000-tonnes/year polyethylene plant that Krupp says will be the largest of its kind in the world. The plant will be built in the Marun Petrochemical Complex

  5. Sinopec plans polyethylene plant using Chevron Phillips slurry techonolgy

    Online Articles

    Mon, 26 Jan 2004

    technology to China Petrochemical International Co. Ltd. (Sinopec) for a planned 350,000 tonne/year, high-density polyethylene plant to be built in China. The plant will be constructed at Sinopec's Maoming Petrochemical complex in China's Guangdong

  6. NPC moves downstream, awards polyethylene plant

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    Mon, 5 Aug 2002

    PLC (NPC) awarded a $67.89 million contract to the South Korean conglomerate Samsung Engineering Co. to build a new polyethylene plant. The contract forms a key part of the $130 million investment NPC is putting into building the 250,000 tonne

  7. NPC lets Technip-Coflexip Iranian polyethylene plant contract

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    Tue, 29 Oct 2002

    based Iranian engineering firm Nargan a contract for the design and construction of a 300,000 tonne/year low-density polyethylene unit for the nineth Olefins Complex at Asaluyeh. The contract is worth 100 million euros net to Technip-Coflexip, the

  8. Sasol lets contract for Louisiana polyethylene plant

    Online Articles

    Thu, 4 Dec 2014

    procurement, module fabrication, and construction support services for a 450,000-tonne/year (tpy) linear low-density polyethylene plant (LLDPE) to be included at the complex, Toyo Engineering said. TEK’s scope of work under the contract additionally

  9. ExxonMobil Chemical acquires rest of polyethylene plant

    Online Articles

    Mon, 4 Oct 2004

    and Germany's BASF AG. The acquisition, effective Oct. 1, gives ExxonMobil Chemical full ownership of the plant, which manufactures linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE) resins. Details of the deal were not provided.

  10. Pemex Petroquimica proposes world-scale ethylene-polyethylene complex in Mexico

    Online Articles

    Wed, 27 Oct 2004

    ascertain whether the project can produce a globally competitive complex, initially comprising two world-class ethylene and polyethylene plants. Two locations are being considered: Altamira in Tamaulipas state and Coatzacoalcos in Veracruz state. The partners

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