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22Feb/17Off

Oxea lifts force majeure on Butyl Acetate in Europe

OXEA the oxo people

OXEA the oxo people

The international chemical company Oxea has lifted force majeure on Butyl Acetate in Europe. The affected unit in Marl, Germany, was restarted, and is running at normal production rates again.

Oxea originally announced force majeure on Butyl Acetate in Europe on February 3, 2017, due to unforeseen technical issues at Oxea’s production plant in Marl, Germany.

About Oxea

Oxea is a global manufacturer of oxo intermediates and oxo derivatives, such as alcohols, polyols, carboxylic acids, specialty esters, and amines. These products are used for the production of high-quality coatings, lubricants, cosmetics and pharmaceutical products, flavorings and fragrances, printing inks and plastics. Oxea employs more than 1,400 people worldwide. Oxea is part of the Oman Oil Company S.A.O.C. (OOC), a commercial company wholly owned by the Government of Oman. Established in 1996, it pursues investment opportunities in the wider energy sector both inside and outside Oman. OOC plays an important role in the Sultanate's efforts to diversify the economy and to promote domestic and foreign investments. For more information about Oxea, visit www.oxea-chemicals.com.

Media contact

OXEA GmbH, Rheinpromenade 4a, 40789 Monheim am Rhein, Germany
Thorsten Ostermann, Communications and Press Relations
Phone: +49 (0)2173 9993-3009
communications@oxea-chemicals.com

13Feb/17Off

Oxea Announces Price Increase for Trimethylolpropane

OXEA the oxo people

OXEA the oxo people

Oxea will increase list and off-list prices on the following products effective March 1, 2017, or as contracts allow.

 

Product North America and Latin America

USD/mt

North America and Latin America

USD/lb

Trimethylolpropane 220 0.10

About Oxea

Oxea is a global manufacturer of oxo intermediates and oxo derivatives, such as alcohols, polyols, carboxylic acids, specialty esters, and amines. These products are used for the production of high-quality coatings, lubricants, cosmetics and pharmaceutical products, flavorings and fragrances, printing inks and plastics. Oxea employs more than 1,400 people worldwide. Oxea is part of the Oman Oil Company S.A.O.C. (OOC), a commercial company wholly owned by the Government of Oman. Established in 1996, it pursues investment opportunities in the wider energy sector both inside and outside Oman. OOC plays an important role in the Sultanate's efforts to diversify the economy and to promote domestic and foreign investments. For more information about Oxea, visit www.oxea-chemicals.com.

Commercial contact:

OXEA Corporation, 1505 West LBJ Freeway, Dallas, TX, 75234, USA
Jorge Moshe Castro Roldan
Marketing Manager Polyols, Higher Aldehydes & Specialty Derivatives
Phone +1 972-481-2731
info@oxea-chemicals.com

13Feb/17Off

Oxea Announces Price Increase for 2-Ethylhexanoic Acid for North America

The international chemical company Oxea announces that it will increase list and off-list prices for 2-Ethylhexanoic Acid effective March 1, 2017, or as contracts allow for North America.

  North America North America
Product USD/lb USD/mt
2-Ethylhexanoic Acid 5 110

About Oxea

Oxea is a global manufacturer of oxo intermediates and oxo derivatives, such as alcohols, polyols, carboxylic acids, specialty esters, and amines. These products are used for the production of high-quality coatings, lubricants, cosmetics and pharmaceutical products, flavorings and fragrances, printing inks and plastics. Oxea employs more than 1,400 people worldwide. Oxea is part of the Oman Oil Company S.A.O.C. (OOC), a commercial company wholly owned by the Government of Oman. Established in 1996, it pursues investment opportunities in the wider energy sector both inside and outside Oman. OOC plays an important role in the Sultanate's efforts to diversify the economy and to promote domestic and foreign investments. For more information about Oxea, visit www.oxea-chemicals.com.

Commercial contact:

OXEA GmbH, Rheinpromenade 4a, D-40789 Monheim am Rhein, Germany
Dr. Christoph Balzarek, Commercial Business Director Carboxylic Acids
Phone: +49 (0)2173 9993 3181
marketing@oxea-chemicals.com

13Feb/17Off

Oxea Announces Price Increases for n-Propanol, n-Propyl Acetate, n/i-Butanol, and n/i-Butyl Acetate (Americas)

OXEA the oxo people

OXEA the oxo people

From its national office in Dallas, Texas, USA, the international chemical company Oxea has announced that it will implement a price increase for prices in North America, Mexico and South America on the following products, effective March 1, 2017, or as contracts allow.

Product North America / Mexico
USD/lb
 South America

USD/mt

n-Propyl Acetate 0.03 66
n-Propyl Acetate 0.03 66
n-Propanol 0.03 66
n/i-Butanol 0.04 88
n/i-Butyl Acetate 0.08 176

About Oxea

Oxea is a global manufacturer of oxo intermediates and oxo derivatives, such as alcohols, polyols, carboxylic acids, specialty esters, and amines. These products are used for the production of high-quality coatings, lubricants, cosmetics and pharmaceutical products, flavorings and fragrances, printing inks and plastics. Oxea employs more than 1,400 people worldwide. Oxea is part of the Oman Oil Company S.A.O.C. (OOC), a commercial company wholly owned by the Government of Oman. Established in 1996, it pursues investment opportunities in the wider energy sector both inside and outside Oman. OOC plays an important role in the Sultanate's efforts to diversify the economy and to promote domestic and foreign investments. For more information about Oxea, visit www.oxea-chemicals.com.

Commercial contact:

OXEA Corporation, 1505 West LBJ Freeway, Dallas, TX, 75234, USA
Purnendu Rai, President Global Sales and OXO-Intermediates
Phone +1 972-481-6010
marketing@oxea-chemicals.com

 

3Feb/17Off

Oxea Announces Price Increases for Neopentyl Glycol

Oxea will increase list and off-list prices on the following product effective March 1, 2017, or as contracts allow.

North America and Latin America North America and Latin America
Product USD/mt USD/lb
Neopentyl Glycol 200 0.09

About Oxea

Oxea is a global manufacturer of oxo intermediates and oxo derivatives, such as alcohols, polyols, carboxylic acids, specialty esters, and amines. These products are used for the production of high-quality coatings, lubricants, cosmetics and pharmaceutical products, flavorings and fragrances, printing inks and plastics. Oxea employs more than 1,400 people worldwide. Oxea is part of the Oman Oil Company S.A.O.C. (OOC), a commercial company wholly owned by the Government of Oman. Established in 1996, it pursues investment opportunities in the wider energy sector both inside and outside Oman. OOC plays an important role in the Sultanate's efforts to diversify the economy and to promote domestic and foreign investments. For more information about Oxea, visit www.oxea-chemicals.com.

Commercial contact
OXEA Corporation, 1505 West LBJ Freeway, Dallas, TX, 75234, USA
Jorge Moshe Castro Roldan
Marketing Manager Polyols, Higher Aldehydes & Specialty Derivatives
Phone +1 972-481-2731
info@oxea-chemicals.com, www.oxea-chemicals.com

3Feb/17Off

Oxea declares force majeure on Butyl Acetate in Europe

The international chemical company Oxea declares force majeure on Butyl Acetate in Europe until further notice. Due to unforeseen technical issues at its production plant in Marl, Germany, Oxea is presently unable to maintain the manufacture and supply of Butyl Acetate.

Oxea is already working to ensure that the impact is as minimal as possible. During the force majeure period, Oxea will continuously inform its customers about the situation and details regarding the supply capability.

About Oxea

Oxea is a global manufacturer of oxo intermediates and oxo derivatives, such as alcohols, polyols, carboxylic acids, specialty esters, and amines. These products are used for the production of high-quality coatings, lubricants, cosmetics and pharmaceutical products, flavorings and fragrances, printing inks and plastics. Oxea employs more than 1,400 people worldwide. Oxea is part of the Oman Oil Company S.A.O.C. (OOC), a commercial company wholly owned by the Government of Oman. Established in 1996, it pursues investment opportunities in the wider energy sector both inside and outside Oman. OOC plays an important role in the Sultanate's efforts to diversify the economy and to promote domestic and foreign investments. For more information about Oxea, visit www.oxea-chemicals.com.

 

27Jan/17Off

Oxea Announces Price Increase for Specialty Esters in Europe

OXEA the oxo people

OXEA the oxo people

Out of their new headquarters in Monheim am Rhein, Germany, the chemical company Oxea announced that it will increase list and off-list prices on the products below effective February 1, 2017, or as contracts allow.

  Europe
Product EUR/mt
Oxsoft DOA 50
Oxsoft TOTM 30
Oxsoft GPO (DOTP) 50

About Oxea

Oxea is a global manufacturer of oxo intermediates and oxo derivatives, such as alcohols, polyols, carboxylic acids, specialty esters, and amines. These products are used for the production of high-quality coatings, lubricants, cosmetics and pharmaceutical products, flavorings and fragrances, printing inks and plastics. Oxea employs more than 1,400 people worldwide. Oxea is part of the Oman Oil Company S.A.O.C. (OOC), a commercial company wholly owned by the Government of Oman. Established in 1996, it pursues investment opportunities in the wider energy sector both inside and outside Oman. OOC plays an important role in the Sultanate's efforts to diversify the economy and to promote domestic and foreign investments. For more information about Oxea, visit www.oxea-chemicals.com.

Commercial contact

OXEA GmbH, Rheinpromenade 4a, 40789 Monheim am Rhein, Germany
Michael Harbich, Marketing Manager Specialty Esters & Amines
Phone: +49 (0)2173 9993-2485, fax: +49 (0)208 693-2050
marketing@oxea-chemicals.com

25Jan/17Off

Oxea Announces Sales Control on n-Propanol and n-Propyl Acetate

In reaction to the increasingly strong demand in the global market, effective immediately Oxea will implement a 100% sales control on n-Propanol and n-Propyl Acetate until further notice. The sales control will be based on the average monthly consumption over the last six months or as allowed by contract.

About Oxea

Oxea is a global manufacturer of oxo intermediates and oxo derivatives, such as alcohols, polyols, carboxylic acids, specialty esters, and amines. These products are used for the production of high-quality coatings, lubricants, cosmetics and pharmaceutical products, flavorings and fragrances, printing inks and plastics. Oxea employs more than 1,400 people worldwide. Oxea is part of the Oman Oil Company S.A.O.C. (OOC), a commercial company wholly owned by the Government of Oman. Established in 1996, it pursues investment opportunities in the wider energy sector both inside and outside Oman. OOC plays an important role in the Sultanate's efforts to diversify the economy and to promote domestic and foreign investments. For more information about Oxea, visit www.oxea-chemicals.com.

Commercial contact:

OXEA Corporation, 1505 West LBJ Freeway, Dallas, TX, 75234, USA
Purnendu Rai, President Global Sales and OXO-Intermediates
Phone +1 972-481-6010
marketing@oxea-chemicals.com

18Jan/17Off

Oxea Announces Price Increase for 2-Ethylhexanoic Acid for North America

The chemical company Oxea will increase list and off-list prices for 2-Ethylhexanoic Acid effective February 1, 2017, or as contracts allow for North America.

Product North America
USD/lb
North America
USD/mt
2-Ethylhexanoic Acid 7 150

About Oxea

Oxea is a global manufacturer of oxo intermediates and oxo derivatives, such as alcohols, polyols, carboxylic acids, specialty esters, and amines. These products are used for the production of high-quality coatings, lubricants, cosmetics and pharmaceutical products, flavorings and fragrances, printing inks and plastics. Oxea employs more than 1,400 people worldwide. Oxea is owned by Oman Oil Company S.A.O.C. For more information about Oxea, visit www.oxea-chemicals.com

About Oman Oil Company

Oman Oil Company S.A.O.C. (OOC) is a commercial company wholly owned by the Government of Oman. It was established in 1996 to pursue investment opportunities in the wider energy sector both inside and outside Oman. The company plays an important role in the Sultanate's efforts to diversify the economy and to promote domestic and foreign investments.

Commercial contact:
OXEA GmbH, Otto-Roelen-Str. 3, D-46147 Oberhausen
Dr. Christoph Balzarek, Commercial Business Director Carboxylic Acids
Phone: +49 (0)208 693 3181, fax: +49 (0)208 693-2050
marketing@oxea-chemicals.com

 

18Jan/17Off

Oxea Announces Price Increases for n-Propanol, n-Propyl Acetate, n/i Butanol, and n/i-Butyl Acetate

Oxea has announced that it will implement a price increase for prices in North America, Mexico and South America on the following products, effective February 1, 2017, or as contracts allow.

Product North America / Mexico
USD/lb
South America
USD/mt
n-Propyl Acetate 0.03 66
n-Propanol 0.03 66
n/i-Butanol 0.06 133
n/i-Butyl Acetate 0.06 133

About Oxea

Oxea is a global manufacturer of oxo intermediates and oxo derivatives, such as alcohols, polyols, carboxylic acids, specialty esters, and amines. These products are used for the production of high-quality coatings, lubricants, cosmetics and pharmaceutical products, flavorings and fragrances, printing inks and plastics. Oxea employs more than 1,400 people worldwide. Oxea is owned by Oman Oil Company S.A.O.C. For more information about Oxea, visit www.oxea-chemicals.com

About Oman Oil Company

Oman Oil Company S.A.O.C. (OOC) is a commercial company wholly owned by the Government of Oman. It was established in 1996 to pursue investment opportunities in the wider energy sector both inside and outside Oman. The Company plays an important role in the Sultanate's efforts to diversify the economy and to promote domestic and foreign investments.

Commercial contact:

OXEA Corporation, 1505 West LBJ Freeway, Dallas, TX, 75234, USA
Purnendu Rai, President Global Sales and OXO-Intermediates
Phone +1 972-481-6010
marketing@oxea-chemicals.com