Keyword: styrene


Trinseo Closes German Styrene and PC Production

21.12.2022 -

Trinseo has finally decided to stop producing styrene at its Böhlen site in Germany, saying the plant – producing about 300,000 t/y – is too small to be competitive on...


EU Fines Styrene Buyers for Cartel

01.12.2022 -

The European Commission has fined five companies a total of €157 million for forming a styrene cartel that operated from May 2012 to June 2018. Affected are Sunpor...


Trinseo Consults Closure of German Styrene Unit

04.10.2022 -

Trinseo is once again looking at the potential closure of its loss-making styrene production plant in Böhlen, Germany and is consulting with the local works council.


Honeywell Optimizes Kuwait Paraxylene

06.09.2017 - Kuwait Paraxylene Production Co. (KPPC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Kuwait Aromatics, will use Honeywell’s services to improve and optimize production at its Shuaiba...


SABIC Completes Buy of Shell's SADAF Stake

21.08.2017 - SABIC has completed the purchase of partner Shell Arabia’s half of their 50:50 joint venture SADAF for $820 million. The transfer plans were announced on Jan. 22. The Saudi...


Saudi Aramco Completes Buy of Shell’s Port Arthur Refinery Stake

10.05.2017 - Saudi Aramco has now taken full control of the Port Arthur refinery in Texas, which it up to now has operated as a 50:50 joint venture, Motiva Enterprises, with the Shell group...


Clariant Catalyst Solves Styrene Process Problem

11.11.2016 - A “cutting-edge” catalyst that solves a critical problem in styrene production has been launched by Swiss specialty chemicals company Clariant. The Swiss specialty chemicals group...


Chandra Asri Selects Unipol PE Process

30.09.2016 - Indonesia’s largest integrated petrochemical producer, Chandra Asri Petrochemical (CAP), has signed an agreement with Univation Technologies to license the US company’s Unipol PE...