Monday, March 26, 2007

Nova Chemicals and INEOS plan expansion of styrene JV

NOVA Chemicals Corporation has signed a letter of intent with INEOS to expand the existing European joint venture to include North American assets.

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Friday, March 23, 2007

Eleme Petrochemicals commences exports to Europe, Asia, Africa

Nigeria’s newly privatised Eleme Petrochemicals Company Limited (EPCL) has commenced export of its products to Europe, Asia and across Africa. Eleme, that was acquired by the Indonesian firm - Indorama Group, specialises in the production of high density polyethylene.

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Saturday, March 17, 2007

REPSOL commences pilot polyolefin plant in Spain

Repsol YPF has opened a pilot Polyolefin plant to conduct research into a range of polypropylene and polyethylene by simulating a variety of manufacturing processes. The plant is to be located at its industrial chemicals complex in Tarragona, Spain. The company plans to develop higher-performance products by implementing new technologies for next generation plastics production with advanced properties.