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GPCA Forum: Time For Middle East Producers To Review Their Business Model

GPCA Forum: Time For Middle East Producers To Review Their Business Model


Abdelghani Henni, Contributor
Nov 30, 2016

Will Oil Product Capacity Exceed Demand?

Strategic objectives, feedstock advantages and market forces still compel high plant utilization rates getting ahead of finished product demand.

Rene Gonzalez
Nov 30, 2016

ExxonMobil Expands PE Capacity At Beaumont, Texas Plant

The PE capacity will increase by 65%, or about 650,000 metric tons per year, the company stated, to meet growing demand for high performance plastics. 

Nov 17, 2016

Grace To Provide ‘UNIPOL’ PP Technology For Braskem’s Planned Texas Facility

W. R. Grace & Co. recently announced that it will provide its “UNIPOL” polypropylene (PP) process technology and services to Braskem America’s newest planned facility in La Porte, Texas, which is anticipated to begin operations in early 2019.

Nov 3, 2016

GTC Technology To Modernize Benzene Complex In Russia

GTC Technology announced it signed an agreement with PJSC “Nizhnekamskneftekhim” (NKNK) to provide its licensed “GT-BTX” technology for the modernization of a benzene production facility at NKNK’s EP-600 cracker plant in Nizhnekamsk, Republic of Tatarstan, Russia.

Nov 2, 2016

Technip To Supply Furnaces For Russian Ethylene Plant

Technip announced it was awarded a contract by public joint-stock company (PJSC) Kazanorgsintez to provide the engineering and procurement of three grassroots furnaces for its ethylene plant at Kazan, Republic of Tatarstan, Russia.

Oct 21, 2016