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    Mon, 28 Sep 1992

    Shell and Montedison SpA have tentatively agreed to create a $3.5 billion joint venture company to produce and market polyolefins . The two signed a memorandum of understanding earlier this month to create a 50-50 venture following a year of negotiations

  2. CMAI: Polyolefin demand to grow 6-8%/year

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    Mon, 26 Mar 2001

    HOUSTON, Mar. 26 �World demand for polyolefins is expected to grow 6-8% a year until ..... Market Associates Inc.'s 2001 World Polyolefins Analysis. That figure is 1.5-2 ..... statement by the report's authors said the polyolefins industry "experienced an extraordinary


    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 10 Jan 1994

    SpA plan a megamerger of most of their polyolefins assets this year. The move will create ..... research and development of advanced polyolefins and enhanced prospects for growth in ..... enterprise will include all of Shell's polyolefins assets apart from joint ventures in

  4. Processing news briefs, May 10

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    Wed, 10 May 2000

    precommissioning. The project is slated for completion by 2002. Japan Polyolefins Co., a joint venture of Showa Denko KK and Nippon Petrochemicals ..... in Oiwa, Japan. The investment should raise total Japan Polyolefins capacity to 352,000 tonnes/year. Showa Denko holds 65

  5. Processing news briefs, Feb. 27

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    Tue, 27 Feb 2001

    near an existing Williams liquids separation plant. Siam Polyolefins Co. has selected technology owned by Aspen Technology Inc ..... manufacturing operations at two sites in Rayong, Thailand. Siam Polyolefins Co. is part of Cementhai Chemicals Co., the petrochemical

  6. LyondellBasell names senior vice-president

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    Thu, 9 Jun 2011

    By OGJ editors HOUSTON, June 9 -- LyondellBasell named Tim Roberts as senior vice-president, olefins and polyolefins , Americas region. He will be based in Houston. Most recently, Roberts served as vice-president, planning and development


    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 12 Jun 1995

    east of Helsinki. A Borealis official said production of polyolefins rose 10% during 1994 via use of a production unit that had ..... year from 140,000 metric tons/year. Borealis is the polyolefins joint venture between Finland's Neste Oy and Norway's

  8. Basell to upgrade, increase capacity of Etang-de-Berre refinery

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    Wed, 19 Mar 2003

    By an OGJ correspondent PARIS, Mar. 19 -- Basell Polyolefins Co., a 50:50 joint venture of Shell Chemicals Ltd. and Germany's BASF AG, plans to invest 51 million euros to improve the

  9. Shell agrees to sell three French refineries

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    Thu, 2 Aug 2007

    Dutch Shell has signed deals to sell three French refineries with a combined capacity of more than 300,000 b/d to Basell Polyolefins , Hoofddorp, the Netherlands, and Petroplus Holdings AG, Zug, Switzerland. The refineries are among Shell's smallest

  10. COMPANY NEWS: Basell to buy Lyondell Chemical in $19 billion deal

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 23 Jul 2007

    Polyolefins manufacturer Basell Service Co. BV plans to buy Lyondell Chemical Co. of Houston for about $12 billion, plus the assumption

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