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  • Plant News as on 13-11-2019 keyboard_arrow_down
    MEG Plant News

    Qianxi Coal Chemical has paused the operations of its Monoethylene Glycol (MEG) unit in Guizhou, China on 9th November 2019 for maintenance and is expected to remain offline for about one month. The MEG unit gives an output of 3,00,000 mt/year.


    Henan Yongjin Chemical has resumed the operations of its Monoethylene Glycol (MEG) unit in Henan, China on 11th November 2019 which remained inoperative for about three weeks amid maintenance. The MEG Plant gives an output of 2,00,000 mt/year.


    Methanol Plant News

    Hebei Yangmei Zhengy has resumed the operations of its Methanol plant in Hebei, China. The turnaround completed on 11th November 2019 which was commenced on 12th October 2019. The Methanol plant gives an output of 80,000 mt/year.


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  • Plant News as on 12-11-2019 keyboard_arrow_down
    Methanol Plant News


    Petronas Chemical Group (PCG) has paused the operations of its No.2 Methanol unit in Labuan, Malaysia on 6th November 2019 amid power failure and is expected to remain inoperative for about 10 days. The Methanol unit gives an output of 1.7 million mt/year.

    MEG Plant News


    Lotte Chemical has resumed the operations of its No.1 & 2 Monoethylene Glycol (MEG) units in Yeosu, South Korea in the last week which remained offline for maintenance from mid-October 2019. The No.1 & 2 units gives an output of 1,20,000 mt/year each.


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  • Basic Price changes as on 11-11-2019 keyboard_arrow_down
    Acetic Acid price decreased by ₹3.50/Kg, New Basic Price ₹31.50/kg + GST for Tanker & 40.50/kg + GST for Drums. Login to Read More
  • Plant News as on 09-11-2019 keyboard_arrow_down
    MTBE Plant News

    Hengli Petrochemical has resumed the operations of its Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (MTBE) plant in Changxing Island, China on 4th November 2019 which remained inoperative for about one week amid maintenance. The MTBE plant gives an output of 8,20,000 mt/year.


    Methanol Plant News

    Xinneng Fenghuang (Tengzhou) Energy Company has resumed the operations of its No. 2 and No. 3 Methanol units in Shandong, China on 3rd November 2019 which was paused on 27th October 2019 amid a power failure. The No.2 and 3 units give an output of 3,60,000 mt/year and 2,00,000 mt/year.


    MEG Plant News

    CNOOC and Shell Petrochemicals Co (CSPC) has resumed the operations of its Monoethylene Glycol (MEG) plant in Guangdong, China on 3rd November 2019 which remained inoperative from 18th October 2019 amid maintenance turnaround. The MEG plant has a production capacity of 4,80,000 mt/year.


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  • Plant News as on 09-11-2019 keyboard_arrow_down
    MTBE Plant News

    Hengli Petrochemical has resumed the operations of its Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (MTBE) plant in Changxing Island, China on 4th November 2019 which remained inoperative for about one week amid maintenance. The MTBE plant gives an output of 8,20,000 mt/year.


    Methanol Plant News

    Xinneng Fenghuang (Tengzhou) Energy Company has resumed the operations of its No. 2 and No. 3 Methanol units in Shandong, China on 3rd November 2019 which was paused on 27th October 2019 amid a power failure. The No.2 and 3 units give an output of 3,60,000 mt/year and 2,00,000 mt/year.


    MEG Plant News

    CNOOC and Shell Petrochemicals Co (CSPC) has resumed the operations of its Monoethylene Glycol (MEG) plant in Guangdong, China on 3rd November 2019 which remained inoperative from 18th October 2019 amid maintenance turnaround. The MEG plant has a production capacity of 4,80,000 mt/year.


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  • Changes in Basic Prices as on 08-11-2019 keyboard_arrow_down
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    MEG price decreased by ₹0.50/kg, New Basic Price ₹45.40/Kg+GST.
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  • Acetic Acid Plant News keyboard_arrow_down
    BB YPC Acetyls Co (Nanjing) Ltd (BYACO) has planned to pause the operations of its Acetic Acid plant in Jiangsu, China on 9th November 2019 for a maintenance turnaround and is expected to remain inoperative for about two weeks. The plant gives an output of 5,00,000 mt/year.


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  • Methanol and PAN Plant News keyboard_arrow_down
    Methanol Plant News

    Shenhua Baotou has resumed the operations of its Methanol plant in Baotou, China on 1st November 2019 which was inoperative for about two weeks amid maintenance turnaround. The plant gives an output of 1.8 million mt/year.


    PAN Plant News

    Aekyung Petrochemical has paused the operations of its No. 3 Phthalic Anhydride (PAN) unit in Ulsan, South Korea on 4th November 2019 for maintenance and is expected to remain inoperative for about 20 days. The No. 3 unit gives an output of 50,000 mt/year.


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  • PAN Plant News keyboard_arrow_down
    Deza has resumed the operations of its Phthalic Anhydride (PAN) plant in Valasske Mezirici, the Czech Republic on 4th November 2019 which remained inoperative from 1st November 2019 for maintenance. The PAN plant comprises of two units with outputs of 3,6000 mt/year and 12,000 mt/year.


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  • IPA and Ethyl Acetate Plant News keyboard_arrow_down
    IPA Plant News

    Dezhou Detian Chemical has resumed the operations of its Isopropanol (IPA) unit in Dezhou, China. The maintenance work wrapped up in early-November 2019. The plant remained inoperative for about two weeks. It gives an output of 50,000 mt/year.


    Ethyl Acetate Plant News

    Jiangsu Lianhai Biological Technology intends to resume the operations of its Ethyl Acetate plant in Jiangsu, China in mid-November 2019 which was paused in the 3rd week of October 2019. The plant gives an output of 3,00,000 mt/year,


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  • MTBE Plant News keyboard_arrow_down
    Zhongjia Huachen Energy has planned to resume the operations of its Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (MTBE) plant in Zhejiang, China in mid-November,2019 which was paused on 1st October 2019 for a maintenance turnaround. The MTBE Plant gives an output of 1,20,000 mt/year.


    Shandong Shida Chemicals has paused the operations of its Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (MTBE) plant in Shandong, China on 6th November 2019 for a maintenance turnaround and is expected to remain offline for about one week. The MTBE plant gives an output of 2,60,000 mt/year.


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  • INEOS affected by EO supply disruption keyboard_arrow_down
    INEOS Oxide proclaims a Force Majeure (FM) on US ethanolamines at its plant in Plaquemine, Louisiana because of a disturbance caused in its Ethylene Oxide (EO) supply.


    INEOS averred on 3rd November that an industrial uncertainty affected its EO supplier, whose name is concealed by INEOS. The aftermath of this resulted in a force majeure on all grades of Monoethanolamine, Diethanolamine, Triethanolamine and Alkanolamine 5503, effective on 3rd November but the resume is not ascertained yet.


    Dow produces EO at a nearby plant in Plaquemine which has a capacity of 2,70,000 mt/year. Dow has declared FM on its EO plant on Wednesday. Dow has downstream glycol ether plant in Plaquemine & EO is a precursor of glycol ether. The output of its Glycol Ether plant is 1,04,000 mt/year.


    Dow kept quiet when insisted to deliver the status of its downstream glycol ethers plant. However, on 3rd November it spoke that a vessel ruptured at its Plaquemine plant adding that its No. 2 Glycol unit was at recouping due to the rupture and the remaining were operating healthily.


    As per sources which heard from a Dow spokesperson, that the vessel contained water, small levels of sulphuric acid, ethylene oxide (EO) and Nitrogen.


    Due to the explosive nature of EO, it is transported through long distances by pipelines and not ships. Ethanolamines are used to make personal care products, detergents, and herbicides.


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  • Acetic Acid Plant News keyboard_arrow_down
    Celanese Corporation has resumed the operations of its Acetic Acid Plant in Jiangsu, China on 5th November 2019 which was paused on 31st October 2019 amid technical issues. The plant consists of two units giving an output of 6,00,000 mt/year each.


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  • MIBK & MMA Plant News keyboard_arrow_down
    MIBK Plant News

    LCY Chemical Corp has resumed the operations of its Methyl Isobutyl Ketone (MIBK) plant in Jiangsu, China in early-November 2019 which was paused from 14th October 2019 amid maintenance. The MIBK plant has a production capacity of 40,000 mt/year.


    Methyl Methacrylate Plant News

    Asahi Kasei Corp has brought back in production its Methyl Methacrylate (MMA) plant in Kawaski, Japan on 3rd November 2019 which stopped functioning from 5th October 2019 amid maintenance turnaround. The MMA plant gives an output of 1,00,000 mt/year.


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  • SM Plant News keyboard_arrow_down
    Sinopec Jiujiang has paused the operations of its Styrene Monomer (SM) plant in Jiangxi, China on 1st November 2019 for a maintenance turnaround and is expected to remain inoperative for about one week. The SM plant gives an output of 80,000 mt/year.


    Sinopec Anqing Company has paused the operations of its Styrene Monomer (SM) plant in Anhui, China on 2nd November 2019 for maintenance and is anticipated to remain inoperative for about 6-7 weeks. The SM plant gives an output of 1,00,000 mt/year.


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