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Aliaga cracker to be brought on-stream by Petkim

On 19 Mar 2018 at 08:20 IST

Petkim is in plans to restart its naphtha cracker following an unplanned shutdown
A Polymerupdate source in Turkey informed that the cracker is likely to resume production by this weekend. The cracker was shut owing to a technical glitch on March 9, 2018.
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Propylene prices fall in Asia on Thursday

On 16 Mar 2018 at 09:00 IST

Despite limited product avails, propylene prices in Asia dropped on Thursday. Prices slipped mainly on account of continued dull buying sentiments in the region.
Weaker downstream PP demand and pricing trends further supported the price drop.
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Propylene prices down adjust in parts of Asia

On 14 Mar 2018 at 09:00 IST

Propylene prices declined in some parts of Asia on Tuesday.
On Friday, FOB Korea prices of propylene were assessed at the USD 1020/mt levels, a day on day fall of USD 15/mt. Prices fell mainly on account of weaker upstream energy values on Monday coupled
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PDH plant to be brought on-stream by Ningbo Fortune

On 13 Mar 2018 at 08:20 IST

Ningbo Fortune Petrochemical has planned to restart its propane dehydrogenation (PDH) plant following an unplanned outage.
A Polymerupdate source in China informed that the company is likely to resume operations at the plant in mid-March 208. The plant wa
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Polypropylene (PP) prices edge higher in FEA

On 08 Mar 2018 at 09:00 IST

Polypropylene (PP) prices inched higher in Far East Asia.
CFR Far East Asia prices of PP raffia and PP injection were assessed up at the USD 1230/mt levels, a week on week increase of USD 10/mt. PP film prices were assessed at the USD 1240/mt levels while
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Shenhua Ningxia shuts PE plant

On 03 Mar 2018 at 08:20 IST

Shenhua Ningxia coal has taken off-stream its polyethylene (PE) plant owing to a fire.
A Polymerupdate source informed that the company has halted operations at the plant on March 1, 2018 on account of the fire occurred in ethylene tank on February 28, 20
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Tasnee plans to complete maintenance PP plant

On 19 Feb 2018 at 08:20 IST

National Industrialization Company (TASNEE) is likely to resume operations at its polypropylene (PP) plant in Al-Jubail.
A Polymerupdate source in Saudi Arabia informed that the company has planned to turnaround in end-February 2018. The plant was taken o
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Polypropylene (PP) prices rise in Asia

On 08 Feb 2018 at 09:00 IST

Polypropylene (PP) prices gained in Asia. The price rise was supported by persistent strong import offers from overseas suppliers, improved buying trends and deals sealed at higher price levels in the region.
In South East Asia (SEA), PP raffia and PP in
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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
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Propylene prices gallop higher in Asia

On 29 Jan 2018 at 09:00 IST

Propylene prices galloped sharply higher in Asia last week. Prices surged mainly on account of constrained product avails owing to planned and unplanned shutdowns coupled with higher upstream energy values.
The price rise was further supported by firmer
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