RIL commissions world’s largest refinery off-gas cracker at Jamnagar
03 January 2018
Reliance acquires Kemrock in auction-sale by lenders
07 September 2017
RIL emerges world’s second largest producer of paraxylene
10 June 2017
Reliance commissions world’s largest ethane project in record time
20 April 2017
Williams Partners to sell stake in olefins plant to Nova Chemicals for $2.1 bn
17 April 2017
ExxonMobil in talks to buy refining-petrochemical complex in Singapore
05 April 2017
SABIC to buy remaining 50% in Shell venture for $820 mn
24 January 2017
LyondellBasell completes 9 lakh tonne expansion at US ethylene complex
20 January 2017
Petrobras to sell ethanol and petrochemicals assets for $587 mn
29 December 2016
AstraZeneca inks $1bn plus drug development deal with Bicycle Therapeutics
02 December 2016
French energy giant Total to sell speciality chemicals unit Atotech to Carlyle for $3.2 bn
07 October 2016
LyondellBasell to set up 5 lakh tonne HDPE plant at its Texas complex
10 September 2016
Saudi Aramco-Motiva leads the race to buy LyondellBasell’s Houston refinery
06 September 2016
RIL sees projects worth $35 bn getting on stream in FY17
05 August 2016
LyondellBasell to build 5 lakh tonne HDPE plant on US Gulf Coast
30 July 2016
RIL, IIP jointly develop benzene recovery process; file for patent
21 June 2016
RIL says PTA plant at Dahej restarted, ramping up capacity now
03 June 2016
LyondellBasell buys out another polypropylene compounds manufacturer in India
07 April 2016
Govt sees North East economy leveraging petroleum sector growth
10 February 2016
After 31-year delay, Assam cracker unit, Numaligarh Refineries’ wax plant dedicated to nation
06 February 2016
LyondellBasell developing world's largest PO / TBA plant
20 November 2015
Global petrochemical prices pevelled off in October
19 November 2015
Kraton Performance Polymers close to buying Arizona Chemical for more than $1.2 bn
28 September 2015
Indian Oil looking to set up $3-bn petrochem project in Iran: report
31 August 2015
LyondellBasell acquires Aurangabad-based SJS Plastiblends
10 August 2015
Reliance announces 10-day shut-down at its Jamnagar crude processing unit in July
30 June 2015
CSIR-IIP develops nano catalysts for production of phenol, propylene oxide and ethylene
23 May 2015
Global petrochemical prices up 10% in April from March
12 May 2015
Global petrochemical prices rise in March after 6-month fall
11 May 2015
Reliance ramps up PTA and PET resin capacity at Dahej
10 April 2015
MRPL to hike stake in ONGC Mangalore from 3% to 46%
10 February 2015
Union workers strike work for second day at US refiners and chemical plants
02 February 2015
Mangalore Chemicals & Fertilizers keen to continue using naphtha as feedstock
05 December 2014
Punj Lloyd to build integrated refinery, petrochemicals tank farm in Malaysia
08 September 2014
Reliance announces maintenance shut-down at Hazira cracker unit
27 August 2014
Koch subsidiary Flint Hills Resources to buy PetroLogistics for $2.1 bn
29 May 2014
Chatterjee again moves Paris court over Haldia share dispute
16 January 2014
IOC withdraws bid for Bengal’s ailing Haldia Petrochem
16 January 2014
IOC’s synthetic rubber unit at Panipat dedicated to nation
02 December 2013
Haldia Petro board to seek BIFR support
23 November 2013
HPCL gets cabinet nod for refinery complex in Rajasthan
21 September 2013
LyondellBasell says Apollo selling 25 million of its shares
02 August 2013
LyondellBasell to buy back 10% of outstanding shares, hike dividend
24 May 2013
LyondellBasell to shut HDPE unit in Germany as its restructures operations
16 May 2013
Reliance-Sibur joint venture starts construction of butyl rubber plant at Jamnagar
22 February 2013
LyondellBasell reports 2012 net income of $2.83 billion
01 February 2013
BPCL to invest Rs20,000-crore for integrated expansion of Kochi refinery
07 January 2013
Apollo selling LyondellBasell stake worth $1 billion
06 December 2012
LyondellBasell announces shareholder sale of 20 million shares
02 November 2012
LyondellBasell reports $851 million Q3 net income; to pay $2.75/share special dividend
26 October 2012
Australian chemicals major revives plan for methanol plant
08 October 2012
LyondellBasell launches new family of fifth-generation polypropylene catalysts
17 September 2012
BPCL signs MoU for Rs20,000 crore expansion of Kochi refinery
15 September 2012
Reliance could emerge $100-bn company by fiscal 2017: Goldman
16 August 2012
Reliance selects Technip technology for Jamnagar cracker project
06 July 2012
Fire hits Rain Commodities’ calcined coke storage dome at Gramercy, US
08 June 2012
Karnataka provides special incentives for MRPL’s Phase III expansion
06 June 2012
Sumitomo, Saudi Aramco plan $7-bn petrochem expansion
28 May 2012
LyondellBasell to hike dividend payout by 60 per cent
09 May 2012
TCS pips RIL to emerge India's most valued firm
02 May 2012
RIL ropes in Russia’s Sibur for 1 lakh tonne butyl rubber JV
21 February 2012
BP, IOC sign pact for setting up 1million tonne acetic acid plant
24 November 2011
GSFC to expand engineering plastics capacity at its Nylon-6 project
18 November 2011
LyondellBasell completes $1-billion notes issue, authorises dividend pay-out
15 November 2011
LyondellBasell reports Q3 2011 net income of $895 million
28 October 2011
No takers for LyondellBasell's French refinery
30 September 2011
LyondellBasell reports $804 million net profit for April-June 2011
29 July 2011
Dow Chemical to sell polypropylene business to Brazil’s Braskem
29 July 2011
Dow Chemical, Aramco to build $20 billion chemicals complex in Saudi Arabia
25 July 2011
Japan’s Mitsui Chemicals to license manufacturing technology to OPaL
18 July 2011
LyondellBasell to buy BP's olefins pipeline system in Houston
07 June 2011
LyondellBasell to sell its 105,000-tpd refinery in France
31 May 2011
Reliance raising polyester capacity to global scale
13 April 2011
LyondellBasell to redeem 10 per cent of dollar and euro bonds; wins top safety award
30 March 2011
Nagarjuna Fertilizer signs MoU with Nigerian government for fertiliser plants
25 March 2011
Buffett's Berkshire buys Lubrizol for $9.7 billion
14 March 2011
LyondellBasell reports $874 million fourth quarter net income
18 February 2011
LyondellBasell working to bridge production disruptions due to fire at Texas unit
12 February 2011
RIL Q3 net zooms over 28 per cent to Rs5,135 crore
21 January 2011
LyondellBasell to convert Class B stock to Class A stock next week
04 December 2010
LyondellBasell appoints Bhavesh Patel as senior VP-olefins and polyolefins
09 November 2010
LyondellBasell reports $467-million third quarter net income
29 October 2010
LyondellBasell lists shares on NYSE
09 October 2010
LyondellBasell generates $8.84 billion net income in Q2 2010
17 August 2010
Reliance Q1 net rises over 32 per cent to Rs4,851 crore; revenues vault 88 per cent
27 July 2010
LyondellBasell's Houston refinery unit back in production
02 July 2010
Mukesh Ambani unveils mega growth plans at Reliance AGM
19 June 2010
Kemrock launches carbon fibre plant; plans big investments
10 May 2010
LyondellBasell emerges from bankruptcy protection
04 May 2010
Punj Lloyd bags Cuddalore refinery project from Nagarjuna Oil
28 April 2010
LyondellBasell to emerge stronger from bankruptcy
24 April 2010
LyondellBasell wins Toyota awards for quality and supply consistency
22 April 2010
IOC to invest Rs900 crore in synthetic rubber JV
05 April 2010
LyondellBasell privately places $2.75 billion in senior secured notes
25 March 2010
LyondellBasell names Bob Patel as senior vice president
22 March 2010
LyondellBasell launches new, stiffer LDPE packaging film in US
19 March 2010
L&T secures Rs2,000-crore project contract from ONGC Mangalore Petrochemicals
15 March 2010
LyondellBasell plans $3.25 billion debt financing for Lyondell Chemical
12 March 2010
LyondellBasell prefers restructuring to Reliance offer
08 March 2010
RIL abandons Lyondell bid; no plan to sweeten offer: report
04 March 2010
GAIL to double Pata plant capacity to 800 kilo tonnes, minister
04 March 2010
Apollo may gain as LyondellBasell rejects Reliance's $14.5 billion bid: report
02 March 2010
LyondellBasell to shut polypropylene plant in Italy
27 February 2010
RIL in deal with LyondellBasell for super-voting power: reports
22 February 2010
LyondellBasell-creditor deal hampers RIL's acquisition plans
17 February 2010
LyondellBasell says agreement with creditors clears way for bankruptcy exit
16 February 2010
LyondellBasell to showcase new automotive plastics at German conference
04 February 2010
Brazil's Braskem to acquire Sunoco unit for $350 million
01 February 2010
Brazil’s Braskem acquires rival Quattor Petroquimica for $478 million
23 January 2010
LyondellBasell launches new PP resin for rainwater harvesting
15 January 2010
Petrochemical hub in Gujarat to generate Rs50,000-crore investment
11 January 2010
Reliance hikes offer for LyondellBasell to $13.5 billion
08 January 2010
Reliance raises $577 million through stock sale to LIC
04 January 2010
LyondellBasell hikes product prices in Europe
01 January 2010
Reliance ED Ravimohan dies of cardiac arrest
29 December 2009
RIL raises offer for LyondellBasell by $5-6 billion: report
26 December 2009
LyondellBasell's Korea joint venture commercialises new polypropylene technology
08 December 2009
RIL move on LyondellBassel enthuses market
24 November 2009
No immediate impact on RIL from LyondellBasell offer: Fitch
23 November 2009
Reliance makes a bid for Dutch petrochem major LyondellBasell
23 November 2009
OPaL may take IPO route for funding petrochem project
19 November 2009
Reliance sets 27 November record date for bonus share allotment
18 November 2009
Shell starts-up world-scale monoethylene glycol plant in Singapore
17 November 2009
Reliance set for major transformation: Mukesh Ambani
17 November 2009
Centre, Andhra Pradesh sign MoU on petro-chemical hub
01 October 2009
Supreme Petrochem to market high end Italian additives
30 September 2009
Reliance eyes bankrupt Dutch company LyondellBasel: report
19 September 2009
Brahmaputra Cracker and Polymer plans Rs896-crore capex
10 September 2009
Finance, petroleum ministries asked to extend support to AI
25 July 2009
PetroChina to buy 45.5 per cent stake in SPC for $1 billion
25 May 2009
Indian Oil secures Rs14,900 crore loan for Paradip refinery
15 May 2009
Shareholders, creditors approve Reliance Petroleum merger with Reliance Industries
07 April 2009
No concessions, no project; Mittal tells PM
30 March 2009
Bankrupt Lyondell Chemical seeks court nod to pay non-US creditors
08 January 2009
Dutch petrochemicals major LyondellBasell files for bankruptcy
07 January 2009
Dow Chemicals to sue Kuwait over failed petrochemicals JV
07 January 2009
Kuwait scraps $17-billion Dow deal
29 December 2008
Reliance commissions world's largest refining capacity at Jamnagar
26 December 2008
ONGC awards India’s largest ethylene project contract to Samsung
24 December 2008
Aramco may replace Mittal Energy in Vizag refinery project
28 November 2008
Iran scales down Olefins No 12 project
17 November 2008
PetroChina Sichuan selects Dow and Aker Solutions for polypropylene process project in China
30 July 2008
Reliance acquires polyester plant in US; plans to invest $215 million
23 June 2008
Fire at IPCL Nagothane kills 4, injures over 30
06 June 2008
DuPont setting up photovoltaic unit, R&D facilities in China
07 May 2008
DuPont to invest $150 million in ethylene copolymers
07 May 2008
LyondellBasell to stop producing polypropylene at its Morris, Illinois plant
06 May 2008
Reliance plans trial runs at Jamnagar refinery in July
24 April 2008
RPL hopes to complete Jamnagar refinery project ahead of schedule
16 April 2008
Confidence Petro enters into a JV with Energtek for ANG distribution
18 March 2008
Aker Kvaerner to provide process design package for PetroChina's polypropylene facility
16 February 2008
Sinopec investing $2.2 billion to expand refining capacity
29 January 2008
RIL sells 4.01 per cent of RPL's equity for Rs.4,023 crore
24 November 2007
Mitsui Chemicals' Mitsui Prime Advanced Composites India to manufacture polypropylene resins in Rajasthan
15 November 2007
GAIL in talks with Qatar, Russian companies to build petrochemical projects
15 November 2007
HPCL ropes in Mittal, Total for $6 billion refinery-cum-petrochemical project
18 October 2007
Sasol offers coal liquefaction technology to India
17 October 2007
SRF Ltd in pact to acquire Toray plant technology
15 October 2007
L&T bags $60-million order in Saudi Arabia
10 October 2007
Bharat Petroleum to exit Bharat Shell
03 October 2007
Mitsubishi, Mitsui eye stakes in Mangalore Refinery''s aromatic unit
26 September 2007
Government to decide on fuel price hike as oil cos lose Rs150 crore per day
10 September 2007
GE Plastics takeover creates SABIC Innovative Plastics
03 September 2007
Degussa to build polymerisation and compounding plant in Shanghai
27 July 2007
Basell Polyolefins to buy Huntsman
27 June 2007
Haldia Petrochemicals to invest Rs800 crore for ethylene capacity expansion
30 May 2007
L&T builds among world's largest FCC regenerators, combustors
22 May 2007
Reliance lines up $500-million loan guarantee from US Exim bank for petro project
17 May 2007
Paswan unveils integrated petroleum and chemicals investment policy, hopes to attract $20 billion
10 May 2007
Policy Resolution for Promotion of Petroleum, Chemicals and Petrochemical Investment Regions (PCPIRs)
10 May 2007
IOC increases domestic market shares of LAB
11 April 2007
PM lays foundation of Rs5,460 crore Assam gas cracker project
09 April 2007
Exxon, Aramco join Sinopec in China''s largest petro sector investment
31 March 2007
No big bang M&As, but JV is okay, says Dow Chemicals' chief
23 March 2007
RIL, Rohm and Haas to explore acrylic manufacturing at Jamnagar
22 March 2007
Key RIL-IPCL merger drivers-Op synergies, tax saves: E&Y
14 March 2007
IOC to invest Rs25,000 crore in new 15-million tonne refinery at Ennore
09 March 2007
RIL board to approve IPCL merger on March 10
08 March 2007
RIL-IPCL merger to create global petrochem major
08 March 2007
Reliance keen on mega petrochem plant in Russia
25 January 2007
Reliance likely to bid for GE Plastics
11 January 2007
Mangalore Refinery to raise capacity to 15 million tones by 2010
02 December 2006
India to source more oil and gas from Russia
02 December 2006
Government adds Kakinada to list of petrochem complex locations
15 November 2006
RIL bids for BP's Belgium refinery
09 November 2006
RIL: Richest Indian heads India's most valuable company
16 October 2006
Reliance Petro may borrow up to $2 billion for refinery expansion
09 October 2006
Gujarat High Court approves IPCL's amalgamation of six polyester companies
27 September 2006
IOC to set up petrochemical hub in West Bengal
27 September 2006
Centre''s nod for ONGC''s petrochem project, stalls fuel retailing
14 August 2006
ONGC investing Rs17,000 crore in Mangalore petrochemical complex
23 June 2006
L&T-Toyo Consortium wins IOCL naphtha cracker contract
30 May 2006
IPCL retains CRISIL ratings following merger with six companies
03 May 2006
Dow Chemical may invest Rs5,000 crore in Reliance''s Jamnagar SEZ
21 April 2006
Chevron to acquire 5 per cent of Reliance Petroleum for Rs1,320 crore
13 April 2006
Reliance Petroleum IPO on 13 April; Price band set at Rs57-Rs62
06 April 2006
Reliance Petroleum raise Rs2,700 crore from private placement
27 March 2006
Reliance Petroleum files draft prospectus for IPO
08 March 2006
ONGC contemplates buying SPIC''s petrochemicals buisness
17 September 2005
Rs485-crore investment plan for IPCL
28 June 2005
Supreme Petrochem net for nine months up by 93 per cent
26 April 2005
PM launches two major projects
17 February 2005
Petroleum ministry asks CPCL to resume naphtha supply to MFL
02 February 2005
IPCL board asks Anil Ambani to reconsider resignation
21 January 2005
Anil Ambani quits IPCL board
04 January 2005
ONGC to finalise power, petro plans; acquires control of MRPL
28 May 2004
GAIL to add 10,000km optical fibre network to connect 73 cities
15 May 2004
Petronet IPO opens
01 March 2004
PSL to export $16 million worth API line pipes to Bangladesh and Oman
07 February 2004
Gulf Oil Corp''s Hyderabad factory reopens
24 January 2004
Exxon Mobil acquires stake in Petronet LNG
20 January 2004
RIL wins conservation award
30 December 2003
Dow Corning launches 42 new food-grade lubricating fluids
06 December 2003
Supreme Petrochem net at Rs 6 crore, net sales at Rs 236 crore
21 October 2003
Reliance to increase PSF capacity
27 November 2002
Jindal Polyester plans Rs 150 crore expansion at Nasik
27 November 2002
New-look RIL posts Rs 3,280-crore net profit
01 October 2002
Six major firms vie for Balmer Lawrie stake
14 September 2002
Indo Gulf Corporation Q1 net at Rs 682m
09 July 2002
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24 October 2001
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