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Iranian petchem companies eager for using domestic catalysts

3 September 2019 - 17:27
Managing Director of Iran’s Petrochemical Research and Technology Company (PRTC) said the country’s petrochemical complexes are keen on utilizing domestic catalysts in their operations, IRIB reported on Monday.

SP Chemical attains on-spec ethylene at Taixing cracker

28 August 2019 - 19:50
Chinese producer SP Chemical has achieved on-specification ethylene production at its Taixing 700,000 t/yr LPG-based cracker.

Analysis: Korea focuses on petchems amid trade pressure

22 August 2019 - 22:48
South Korea is focusing on petrochemical investments to support its export-reliant economy, which has been hit by a trade war with Japan.

China’s Gulei petrochemical complex makes progress

22 August 2019 - 22:45
A long-delayed petrochemical complex at Gulei in southeast China is making some progress, after its backers secured almost $3bn in funding and began construction.

Mosaic reports sulfuric acid overflow in Uberaba

21 August 2019 - 21:37
Sulfuric acid overflowed during a 15 August shutdown at Mosaic's unit in Industrial District 3, located in the Brazilian city of Uberaba.

China resumes work on three key projects in Iran despite US sanctions

17 August 2019 - 23:30
China has reengaged with Iran on three key projects despite US sanctions on the Islamic Republic, the Oil Price quoted a senior oil and gas industry source who works closely with the Iranian Oil Ministry.

Nan Ya shuts down No.1 MEG unit

15 August 2019 - 18:52
Taiwan's Nan Ya Plastics is shutting down its No.1 MEG unit at Mailiao today for scheduled maintenance.

PGPIC chief: Iran eyes flotation for two more petrochemical companies

13 August 2019 - 23:56
Iran is planning to float two more petrochemical companies in the stock market as it seeks to finance expansion projects in the oil and gas industry amid US unilateral sanctions that have affected government coffers.

First phase of Lordegan Petrochemical Company's utility section begins production

13 August 2019 - 23:53
The first phase of the utility section of Lordegan Petrochemical Company in western Iran became operational.

Chinese private-sector firms face refining pressure

12 August 2019 - 21:28
Chinese private-sector firms Rongsheng and Hengli relied on petrochemicals to generate profits in this year's first half, despite raising run rates at their new integrated refineries.
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