Toll Free Number 1-800-212-2599
   |   +(91-22) 61772000 (25 Lines)
   |   GST ID : 27AAECS6989F1ZS
   |   CIN : U72200MH2000PTC125470

BLOGS - HDPE NEWS

Ethylene prices decline in Asia

On 19 Feb 2018 at 09:00 IST

Ethylene prices were assessed lower in Asia last week. The price fall was attributed to sluggish Chinese demand trends ahead of the Lunar New Year holidays.
On Friday, FOB Korea prices of ethylene were assessed at the USD 1240/mt levels while FOB Japan pr
...
Continue Reading...

PTTGC starts maintenance at HDPE plant

On 16 Feb 2018 at 08:20 IST

PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC) has undertaken a planned shutdown at its high density polyethylene (HDPE) plant.
A Polymerupdate source in Thailand informed that the company has commenced turnaround at the plant on February 15, 2018. The plant is expected to
...
Continue Reading...

Ethylene prices drop in parts of Asia

On 13 Feb 2018 at 09:00 IST

Ethylene prices dropped in some parts of Asia on Monday.
CFR North East Asia prices of ethylene were assessed down at the USD 1295/mt mark, a fall of USD 10/mt from last Friday’s assessed levels. The price drop was mainly on account of sluggish buying tr
...
Continue Reading...

Sakai cracker to be shut by Mitsui

On 08 Feb 2018 at 08:20 IST

Mitsui Chemicals is likely to take its naphtha-fed steam cracker off-stream for a maintenance turnaround.
A Polymerupdate source in Japan informed that the plant is likely to be taken off-line for turnaround in mid-June 2018. It is slated to remain under
...
Continue Reading...

Yansab starts maintenance at PE units

On 05 Feb 2018 at 08:20 IST

Yanbu National Petrochemical Company (Yansab) has shut its high density polyethylene (HDPE) and linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE) units for maintenance.
A Polymerupdate source in Saudi Arabia informed that the company has commenced turnaround at the
...
Continue Reading...

High density polyethylene (HDPE) prices rally in Asia

On 01 Feb 2018 at 09:00 IST

HDPE prices bolstered higher in Asia this week. Reports of persistent strong demand sentiments pushed HDPE prices sharply higher across the Asian region.
Bullish import offers from overseas producers and deals concluded at higher price levels further supp
...
Continue Reading...

Blast rocks Naphtha cracker of IOCL Panipat refinery

On 23 Jan 2018 at 08:20 IST

Indian oil major, Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL), witnessed a massive blast in its refinery at Panipat, Haryana.
A domestic source informed that the blast took place in the Naphtha Cracker of the refinery on Monday afternoon. One contractual employ
...
Continue Reading...

Ethylene prices quote stable in Asia

On 22 Jan 2018 at 09:00 IST

Despite firmer upstream energy rates, ethylene prices were assessed flat in Asia last week.
On Friday, FOB Korea prices of ethylene were assessed at the USD 1355/mt levels while CFR North East Asia prices of ethylene were assessed at the USD 1385/mt mark
...
Continue Reading...

PTTGC likely to shut HDPE plant for maintenance

On 09 Jan 2018 at 08:20 IST

PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC) is expected to shut its high density polyethylene (HDPE) plant.
A Polymerupdate source in Thailand informed that the company is likely to shut the plant in February/March 2018, for a maintenance turnaround. The plant is expecte
...
Continue Reading...

Ethylene prices continue to march higher in Asia

On 08 Jan 2018 at 09:00 IST

Ethylene prices firmed in Asia last week. Limited regional product availability, bullish demand trends coupled with firmer upstream energy values together helped sellers of ethylene to increase their prices sharply higher across the Asian region.
On Frida
...
Continue Reading...

Global News gives you an exhaustive picture of the breaking news related to global petrochemical and plastics industry to support your decision making process. The global news helps you unearth what's moving the market today so you can make timely decisions.

Global News provides coverage of the crude oil, naphtha and its downstream sectors polymers and with breaking news, polymer product news, plant updates and market commentary.

associate categories

Search here

Products