01 March 2010 00:00 [Source: ICB]
Notes: *Capacity: figures given in tonnes/year; tonnes/day are converted by multiplying by 330. (x) = expansion; T = total capacity including expansion.
Start-up: Dates given are for planned start-up. H1 = 1st half year; H2 = 2nd half year; Q1 = 1st quarter; Q2 = 2nd quarter; Q3 = 3rd quarter; Q4 = 4th quarter.
Status: S = study; P = planned; A = approval; E = engineering; U = under construction; C = completed; D = delayed.
NEW PROJECTS AND PERMANENT PLANT shutdowns REPORTED BY ICIS NEWS, february 16-23, 2010
|Carbon Holdings||Ain Sokhna, Egypt||high density polyethylene (HDPE)||450,000||Univation Technologies Unipol (single-reactor bimodal catalyst)||-||-||-||E|
|linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE)/HDPE||900,000 (two 450,000 units)||Univation Technologies: Unipol (metallocene catalysts)||-||-||-||E|
|Chemtura||Catenoy, France||alkylated phenol||-||-||-||-||-||P|
|Asia and Middle East||Alkanox 240 phosphite antioxidants||-||-||-||-||-||P|
|Chevron||Pascagoula, Mississippi, US||Group II base oils||(x)1.25m||-||-||-||2013||D|
|HMC Polymers||Mab Ta Phut, Thailand||polypropylene (PP)||300,000||-||-||-||May 2010||C|
|propylene||300,000||propane dehydrogenation (PDH)||-||-||-||-|
|Siam Polyethylene||Mab Ta Phut, Thailand||LLDPE||350,000||-||-||-||-||D|
|PERMANENT PLANT shutdowns|
|Clariant||Balkum, Thane, India||pigments||-||-||-||-||2011-2013|
|Resende, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil||textile dyes and chemicals||partial plant closure||-||-||-||2011-2013|
|Muttenz, Switzerland||textile dyes and textile chemicals||transfer production to Asia||-||-||-||2011-2013|
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