ExxonMobil expects to grow chemicals manufacturing capacity in Asia Pacific and North America by about 40 percent

Related Keywords: chemicals manufacturing projects, environment, ethane cracker, ethylene, ExxonMobil, health and education, Huizhou Dayawan Petrochemical Industrial Park, international participation, Monoethylene Glycol, performance polymers manufacturing, petrochemical, polyethylene, polypropylene lines, SABIC

Texas
Summary: 
The company recently started operations at it’s new 1.5 million ton-per-year ethane cracker at the company’s integrated Baytown chemical and refining complex in Texas. ExxonMobil and SABIC have also created a new joint venture to advance development of the Gulf Coast Growth Ventures project, a 1.8 million tonne ethane cracker currently planned for construction in San Patricio County, Texas. The facility will also include a monoethylene glycol unit and two polyethylene units.

The company recently started operations at it’s new 1.5 million ton-per-year ethane cracker at the company’s integrated Baytown chemical and refining complex in Texas. ExxonMobil and SABIC have also created a new joint venture to advance development of the Gulf Coast Growth Ventures project, a 1.8 million tonne ethane cracker currently planned for construction in San Patricio County, Texas. The facility will also include a monoethylene glycol unit and two polyethylene units.

http://www.textileworld.com/textile-world/fiber-world/2018/09/exxonmobil-signs-framework-agreement-for-proposed-chemical-complex-in-china/
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RIL commissions the world's largest ROGC at Jamnagar

Related Keywords: and polyethylene, ethylene, mono-ethylene glycol, petrochemicals, Reliance Industries Limited

Gujarat
RIL commissions the world's largest ROGC at Jamnagar
Summary: 
Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) completing its multi-billion-dollar expansion of largest operating refinery off-gas cracker (ROGC) world’s largest off-gas cracker facility at its Jamnagar complex. This has also doubled RIL’s ethylene production capacity, which is now close to 4 MMTPA at five of its manufacturing sites. RIL joins the distinguished league of top 5 petrochemical producers globally.

Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) completing its multi-billion-dollar expansion of largest operating refinery off-gas cracker (ROGC) world’s largest off-gas cracker facility at its Jamnagar complex. This has also doubled RIL’s ethylene production capacity, which is now close to 4 MMTPA at five of its manufacturing sites. RIL joins the distinguished league of top 5 petrochemical producers globally.

With this, Jamnagar in Gujarat has also become home to the world’s largest operating refinery off-gas cracker, RIL said in a statement.

http://www.thehindu.com/business/Industry/ril-raises-ethylene-capacity-twofold/article22353673.ece
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PM Modi inaugurates Rs30,000cr OPaL petrochemical plant in Gujarat

Related Keywords: benzene, consists of dual feed cracker unit, ethylene, inaugurated the thirty thousand crore, largest petrochemical plant in India, located at Dahej Special Economic Zone, ONGC Petro additions Limited, OPaL, polymers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, robust growth, single largest petrochemical complex, spread over five hundred and eight hectares

Gujarat
PM Modi inaugurates Rs30,000cr  OPaL petrochemical plant in Gujarat
Summary: 
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Rs30,000 crore ONGC Petro additions Limited (OPaL)'s largest petrochemical plant in India located at Dahej Special Economic Zone (SEZ), Gujarat. Spread over 508 hectares OPAL is the single-largest petrochemical complex in India.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Rs30,000 crore ONGC Petro additions Limited (OPaL)'s largest petrochemical plant in India located at Dahej Special Economic Zone (SEZ), Gujarat. Spread over 508 hectares OPAL is the single-largest petrochemical complex in India.

https://energyinfrapost.com/pm-modi-dedicate-rs-30000-crore-petrochemical-project-opal-nation/
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Pakistan to build first ever naphtha cracker

Related Keywords: convert naphtha into various by products, ethylene, include a Naphtha Cracker Complex, NCC, Pakistan planning to build first state-of-the-art grand petrochemical complex, produce textiles, propylene, raw material feedstock, various other consumer products

Lahore
Pakistan to build first ever naphtha cracker
Summary: 
Pakistan is planning to build the country’s first state-of-the-art grand petrochemical complex which would include a Naphtha Cracker Complex (NCC), which will convert naphtha into various by products like ethylene and propylene, which are raw material feedstock to produce textiles and various other consumer products.

Pakistan is planning to build the country’s first state-of-the-art grand petrochemical complex which would include a Naphtha Cracker Complex (NCC), which will convert naphtha into various by products like ethylene and propylene, which are raw material feedstock to produce textiles and various other consumer products.

The announcement for setting up the naphtha cracker came up after a meeting of a delegation from Pakistan Chemical Manufacturing Association (PCMA) and federal minister for planning, development and reforms.

http://tribune.com.pk/story/1302875/initiative-pakistan-build-countrys-first-naphtha-cracker-complex/
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Indorama to renovate Carlyss facility on receiving air and water permits

Related Keywords: air and water permits, ethylene, greenfield crackers, Indorama Ventures, Louisiana, modern production facility, mono ethylene glycol, proceed with construction, propylene, purified ethylene oxide, revamp abandoned ethane cracker, sat idle, site in Carlyss

Singapore
Indorama to renovate  Carlyss facility on receiving air and water permits
Summary: 
Indorama Ventures to revamp the abandoned ethane cracker site in Carlyss, Louisiana, which has sat idle on a 250-acre site since 2001 took a critical step towards breaking ground at the dormant Occidental Chemical Corp and proceed construction investing $175 million after receiving the air and water permits required.

Indorama Ventures to revamp the abandoned ethane cracker site in Carlyss, Louisiana, which has sat idle on a 250-acre site since 2001 took a critical step towards breaking ground at the dormant Occidental Chemical Corp and proceed construction investing $175 million after receiving the air and water permits required.

Officials with Indorama Ventures said that issuance of a water permit in June and air permit in August keeps it on track for a scheduled fourth quarter 2017 startup.

https://www.businessreport.com/business/indorama-gets-permits-edges-closer-refurbishing-carlyss-facility
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Ethylene production via sunlight likely to open new door

Related Keywords: a research scientist in the Photobiology Group . NREL, cyanobacteria harvesting sunlight, ethylene, produced via sunlight, yanobacterium can be genetically engineered to produce ethylene, Yu

USA
Ethylene production via sunlight likely to open new door
Summary: 
Yu, a research scientist in the Photobiology Group at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory who has already proved a certain cyanobacterium can be genetically engineered to produce ethylene. Now it's time to take the research outside of the laboratory.

Yu, a research scientist in the Photobiology Group at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory who has already proved a certain cyanobacterium can be genetically engineered to produce ethylene. Now it's time to take the research outside of the laboratory.

http://biomassmagazine.com/articles/12299/nrel-ethylene-production-via-sunlight-opens-door-to-future
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Surat man-made textile sector sees dip in daily production due to recession

Related Keywords: daily production, dip in sales, ethylene, fall in crude prices, FOSTTA, man-made textile sector, manufacture of polyester, Pandesara Industrial Association, principle ingredient, recession, Surat, textile trader, yarn price

Surat
Surat man-made textile sector sees dip in daily production due to recession
Summary: 
The daily production of man-made fabrics in Surat has gone down from 3 crore metre to 2.3 crore metre in the past 20 days due to recession faced by the industry. Decline in production by at least 20 percent compared to last year, according to market sources.

The daily production of man-made fabrics in Surat has gone down from 3 crore metre to 2.3 crore metre in the past 20 days due to recession faced by the industry. Decline in production by at least 20 percent compared to last year, according to market sources.

The yarn prices have become unstable due to the falling crude prices. The principle ingredient used in the manufacture of polyester is ethylene, which is derived from petroleum. Due to this the industry is incurring loss of Rs 4 per metre, said Mahinder Ramoliya, a weaver from Sachin.

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/surat/Man-made-textile-output-dips-by-20/articleshow/45658620.cms
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Formosa investing US$2.0 bn in US to capitalise on shale energy revolution

Related Keywords: ethylene, ethylene glycol project, Formosa Plastics Group, investment in US, shale energy revolution, Wang Wen-yuan

Mumbai
Formosa investing US$2.0 bn in US
Summary: 
Formosa Plastics Group, Taiwan's petrochemical giant, has drawn up plans to invest US$2 billion into its US investment projects to capitalise on North America's shale energy revolution, a daily reported on 9 November.

Formosa Plastics Group, Taiwan's petrochemical giant, has drawn up plans to invest US$2 billion into its US investment projects to capitalise on North America's shale energy revolution, a daily reported on 9 November.

According to Wang Wen-yuan, director of the group, the investment was encouraged by cheap supplies of natural gas, said Economic Daily News and Apple Daily. Ethylene, an organic compound widely used in chemical industry, produced from shale gas costs only US$300 per tonne, compared with US$900 per tonne from oil, Wang said..

http://shalegas.einnews.com/article__detail/233695889?lcode=g7S762OR9WStcCgmlf5i3w%3D%3D
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European olefins buyers look ahead to plunge in contract prices of ethylene to propylene

Related Keywords: contract prices, ethylene, European olefins buyers, propylene

London
European olefins buyers look ahead to plunge in contract prices of ethylene to p
Summary: 
European olefin buyers are aiming for a plunge in contract prices of both ethylene and propylene following the direction of feedstock naphtha. As it was seen on December 20, when January ethylene and propylene contract prices were settled, naphtha was priced at $962.25/mt CIF NWE. It has since fallen, to be assessed at $917/mt CIF NWE Monday.

European olefin buyers are aiming for a plunge in contract prices of both ethylene and propylene following the direction of feedstock naphtha. As it was seen on December 20, when January ethylene and propylene contract prices were settled, naphtha was priced at $962.25/mt CIF NWE. It has since fallen, to be assessed at $917/mt CIF NWE Monday.

However, the buyers are more optimistic about fall in ethylene contract prices than propylene for February.

http://www.platts.com/latest-news/petrochemicals/london/european-olefins-buyers-more-optimistic-on-ethylene-26657146
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Taiwanese govt give approval to build naphtha cracker in China

Related Keywords: ethylene, Naphtha cracker, propylene, Taiwanese government

Taipei
Taiwanese govt give approval to build naphtha cracker in China
Summary: 
A group led by Taiwan's USI Corp. is planning to build naphtha crackers at a petrochemical complex partly owned by China Petrochemical Corp. in the Gulei Petrochemical Zone in Zhangzhou city, located in China's eastern Fujian province for which Taiwan's government on Monday gave its approval

A group led by Taiwan's USI Corp. is planning to build naphtha crackers at a petrochemical complex partly owned by China Petrochemical Corp. in the Gulei Petrochemical Zone in Zhangzhou city, located in China's eastern Fujian province for which Taiwan's government on Monday gave its approval

The naphtha crackers at a petrochemical complex in China will be build with an investment of US$263.6 million. The crackers are expected to produce ethylene and propylene. This is the first approval since lifting a ban on investments in China's downstream petrochemical industry in early October.

http://online.wsj.com/article/DN-CO-20140127-002665.html
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