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12.07.2019

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Oxea to Increase Global Production for TCD Alcohol

Oxea has plans to expand its production capacities in order to meet the growing market demand. Basic engineering work for the project is expected to begin soon and is anticipated to be functional by the second half of 2021.

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08.07.2019

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Oxea Expands Production of Carboxylic Acids in Oberhausen

Oxea plans to build a new large-scale plant for the production of carboxylic acids in Oberhausen. With this project, the company is responding to rising global demand.

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22.01.2019

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Oxea Examines Feasibility of New World-Scale Production Plant

Oxea is studying the feasibility of a new world-scale production plant for the manufacturing of carboxylic acids. At the same time, the company announed measures to further improve and debottleneck its manufacturing processes at its existing carboxylic acid production units.

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06.12.2018

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Dr. Oliver Borgmeier is Oxea’s New Chief Operating Officer

Dr. Oliver Borgmeier will succeed Dr. Salim Al Huthaili with effect from January 1, 2019. Huthaili will be taking over the CEO position at Duqm Refinery and Petrochemical Industries Company.

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29.11.2018

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Oxea Appoints Markus Hoschke as Executive Vice President Global Marketing & Sales

Under his new role, Markus Hoschke will be responsible for handling the company’s domestic and international market development efforts. Post his appointment, he will be reporting to the CEO of Oxea, Dr. Salim Al Huthaili.

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22.11.2018

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Oxea Declares Force Majeure at Oberhausen Site

As the result of a disruption in the operation of a raw material supplier at the site, the chemical company Oxea had to restrict the supply of certain products from its production plant in Oberhausen, Germany.

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20.07.2018

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Oxea Announces Successful Start-Up of New Propanol Production Unit

Oxea has successfully started up its new 100,000 mt per annum world-scale production unit “Propanol 2” at its Bay City, Texas, USA, site.

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17.07.2018

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Oxea Announces Plans to Expand Production Capacities at Oberhausen Plant

Oxea plans to significantly expand its supply of carboxylic acids in the short to medium term. To this end, the company is already evaluating various strategic options for its worldwide production sites to be able to meet increasing global demand in the future.

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27.06.2018

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Oxea Announces NPG Capacity Expansion for European Customers

To meet growing customer demand in Europe, the global chemical company Oxea will increase its European production capacity for neopentyl glycol (NPG).

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27.05.2018

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Oxea Completes Propanol Unit in Bay City

Oxea announced that their new world-scale propanol production unit at its Bay City site in Texas, USA, is mechanically complete.

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18.05.2018

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Oxea’s Oberhausen Plant Undertakes Planned Turnaround

The plant will remain closed for about four weeks and the firm intends to use this time for modernising its plant and removing production bottlenecks.

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15.04.2018

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Oxea Appoints New Senior Vice President of Strategic Alliances

The global chemical company Oxea appointed Lars Eric Johansson, 57, as its new Senior Vice President of Strategic Alliances.

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06.12.2017

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Oxea Enters Partnership to Step Up DOTP Production

The global chemical company Oxea has entered into a cooperation with a German partner to produce dioctyl terephthalate (DOTP), a general purpose non-ortho-phthalate plasticizer, in Europe.

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18.09.2017

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Oxea Restarts Plants in Bay City and Bishop

After the controlled shutdown due to the landfall of Hurricane Harvey at end of August, Oxea announced the successful restart of operations at its production sites in Bay City and Bishop, Texas, USA.

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20.03.2017

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Oxea Starts Construction of Further Propanol Unit in Bay City

Oxea has started to build a second world-scale propanol unit at its production site at Bay City, Texas, USA.

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19.05.2016

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Oxea to Implement New Management Structure with Salim Al Huthaili as New CEO

Oxo chemicals manufacturer Oxea has appointed Dr. Salim Al Huthaili as the new chief executive officer of the company. Huthaili, 38, has built an impressive record of accomplishment and growth in his career in the chemical and process industry.

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05.10.2015

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Propanolfacility – Oxea to Continue Detail Engineering

Oxea continues with the detailed engineering for a Propanol unit at its world-scale production plant at Bay City.

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08.05.2015

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Oxea Prepares Omani Graduates for Working World

The Oman Oil Company (OOC) together with its subsidiary, the chemical company Oxea, and the German University of Technology (GUtech) in Maskat/Oman want to prepare Omani graduates for work at Oxea plants.

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26.06.2014

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Oxea Completes Specialty Esters Plant in Nanjing

Oxea announced that its specialty esters plant in Nanjing, China, is now mechanically complete. After a construction period of slightly more than fifteen months the new state-of-the-art plant is currently in the commissioning and start-up phase. The new plant is Oxea’s first prod...

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25.03.2014

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Oxea Plans to Expand Plasticiser Production with Partnership in Europe

Oxea, an Oman Oil Group company, plans to increase the production capacity for its Oxsoft GPO plasticiser (a Dioctyl Terephthalate product) in Europe by 50,000 tons until the fourth quarter of 2015.

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24.03.2014

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Oxea Works on New Facilities for 2-EH and Propanol in Texas

Oxea boosts its petrochemicals business in the US: The global chemical company has started the basic engineering for a 2-Ethylhexanol (2-EH) and a Propanol unit at its world-scale production plant at Bay City, Texas.

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22.01.2014

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Oxea to Increase Capacity for Specialty Esters at Amsterdam Plant

Oxea has successfully increased its capacity by 20 percent for specialty esters at its Amsterdam Esters Plant (AEP). To this end, the chemical company invested an amount in the single-figure million Euro range to implement several optimization measures.

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01.03.2013

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Oxea Starts Construction of Oxo Derivatives On Time

Oxea's new oxo derivatives production in China is well on time: Construction works for the plant have just begun, with completion scheduled for late 2013.

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17.01.2013

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Oxea to Increase Production Capacities with Optimized Processes

The chemical company Oxea has developed several innovative continuous processes to expand its production at its site in Bishop, Texas/USA.

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06.11.2012

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Oxea Conducts Feasibility Study for Further Plant Expansion Projects

Following the capacity increase of its syngas production facility in Bay City, Texas, USA, the chemical company Oxea is in the last stages of completion of a feasibility study of additional downstream plant expansion projects.

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10.11.2011

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Oxo Derivatives Production in China

Chemical company Oxea announced plans to build a production plant for plasticisers and oxo derivatives in Nanjing China.

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31.10.2011

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Oxea to Build its First Production Plant in China

The chemical company Oxea announced today that it will build its first chemical plant for the production of oxo derivatives in Nanjing, China, in 2012.

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04.10.2011

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Oxea Expands Production Capacity for Syngas in Texas

With a ten percent increase of it's Baytown Syngas facility, Oxea strengthens its production capacity for oxo-intermediates and oxo-derivatives.

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07.03.2011

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Oxea Almost Doubles Specialty Ester Capacity

To keep up with growing demand and developments in the marketplace Oxea announces its plans for significant capacity expansion of its range of specialty esters.

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