Keyword: LLDPE


Indian Oil Plans Paradip Petrochemical Project

27.03.2023 -

Indian Oil Corp has granted “stage-one” approval for establishing a petrochemical complex at Paradip, Odisha. The estimated cost for the project is $7.4 billion, making...


Univation Wins Indonesian PE Contract

17.11.2022 -

Univation Technologies has been selected by PT Kilang Pertamina Internasional (PT-KPI) to provide its Unipol PE process for a new 700,000 t/y plant to be installed at the...


Sasol Starts Delayed LLDPE Plant at Lake Charles

19.02.2019 - Two months behind schedule, South African petrochemicals producer Sasol has started up the first of seven production units planned for its delayed complex at Lake Charles...


Dow Completes Enhanced PE Unit at Freeport

20.06.2017 - Dow Chemical said it has completed construction of its new 400,000 t/y LLDPE plant at Freeport, Texas, one of four polymer production facilities grouped downstream of a 1.5 million...


Nova Chemicals Completes PE Expansion

12.09.2016 - Canada’s Nova Chemicals has announced the mechanical completion of its PE1 expansion project at Joffre, Alberta. A third gas phase reactor capable of producing around 450,000 t/y...

Markets & Companies

Shale Booms into Plastics Export Market

20.01.2015 - The development of shale gas and the resulting low prices for natural gas in the United States have resulted in a major change in the production costs of plastics. According to the...


Sasol Board Approves $8 Billion Louisiana Cracker

28.10.2014 - After receiving all permits, the board of South African chemical producer Sasol has given the green light to begin construction on the company's planned $8.1 billion, 1.5 million t...

Chemistry & Life Sciences

Punching above its weight

06.10.2010 - While often viewed in the shadow of its massive Northern neighbour, China, the Southeast Asian group of nations known as ASEAN continues to be a hotbed of activity in the plastics...