India: petrochemicals plant
Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) will be investing in its Hazira petrochemicals plant within the next year.
China: Degussa expands
Degussa AG (Germany) is expanding its commitment in China with a multi-user site for several Degussa business units in Shanghai.
Thailand: PTA plant
Foster Wheeler International Corporation has been awarded an engineering, onshore procurement, project and construction management services contract for a PTA plant in Thailand.
Kvaerner wins PTA project
Aker Kvaerner has been awarded a contract to provide the engineering, procurement and technical advisory support for two new pure terephthalic acid (PTA) plants in the Far East.
Sabic to build second EG plant
Saudi Basic Industries Corporation will construct a new Ethylene Glycol (EG) plant at Jubail United Petrochemical Company.
Polyester development in India
Reliance Industries Ltd. and DuPont Polyester Technologies have entered into an R&D alliance to jointly develop advanced polyester process and product technologies in India.
Largest polyester complex in the Middle East
Saudi Egyptian Petrochemical Company (Cairo, Egypt) is constructing a USD 550 million polyester complex in El-Ameriya, Alexandria, Egypt.