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December 12, 2014
This Week in CW: US chemical output is set accelerate sharply through the end of the decade, exceeding the growth of the overall US economy, according to ACC’s Year End 2014...
December 5, 2014
This Week in CW: Vertellus (Indianapolis), a leading producer of specialty chemicals for the life sciences sector and other industrial applications, has signed a definitive agreement...
November 14, 2014
This Week in CW: Dow Chemical held its investor day this week and made several announcements. The company says it plans to cut its stake in its Kuwaiti petrochemical joint ventures and...
October 24, 2014
This Week in CW: Earnings season was in full swing this week as companies continued to report third quarter results. BASF reported a slight increase in third-quarter Ebitda to...
October 17, 2014
This week in CW: CF Industries (Deerfield, IL) and Yara International (Oslo) have terminated merger discussions. “Although we identified very significant operational and...
October 10, 2014
This Week in CW: Yara International, a global leading producer of fertilizers, says that Jørgen Ole Haslestad, long-serving CEO, resigned on Tuesday. "Yara's board has...
September 26, 2014
This Week in CW: BASF said on Wednesday that it is changing the organizational structure of its paper chemicals business to strengthen competiveness. As of 1 January 2015, the paper...
September 5, 2014
This Week in CW: Pembina (Calgary, AB) has chosen Portland, OR, as the site for a $500-million, 30,000-bbl/day propane export facility. The company has also agreed to acquire the...
August 29, 2014
This Week in CW: Albemarle’s $6.2-billion acquisition of Rockwood Holdings was the result of an off-and-on 24-month courtship, according to a joint registration statement filed...
August 22, 2014
This Week in CW: Coatings maker Axalta has filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC; Washington) for an initial public offering (IPO) of an undetermined value...
August 15, 2014
This Week in CW: Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI) announced that it is buying out its two master limited partnerships (MLPs) – Kinder Morgan Energy Partners (KMP) and El Paso Pipeline...
August 8, 2014
This Week in CW: Companies continued reporting results this week as earnings season slows down. Axiall (Atlanta) says that weakness in chlor-alkali and an unplanned outage in vinyl...
August 1, 2014
This Week in CW: Several more companies reported earnings this week. In Asia, Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings, the parent of Mitsubishi Chemical, says its net profits decreased by 46.8%...
July 25, 2014
This Week in CW: Earnings season is in full swing as several companies reported results this week. BASF reported a 12.3% increase in second-quarter net income, to €1.3 billion...
July 18, 2014
This Week in CW: Albemarle has reached an agreement to acquire Rockwood Holdings, a leading producer of lithium and surface treatment chemicals, for $6.2 billion. The deal gives...
June 27, 2014
This Week in CW: IHS Chemical's annual Polyethylene Polypropylene Chain Global Business Forum (PEPP) took place in Zurich this week. Asia will remain the main demand region for...
June 20, 2014
This Week in CW: Chevron Phillips Chemical (CPChem; The Woodlands, TX) has broken ground on two 500,000-m.t./year polyethylene (PE) plants at its site in Old Ocean, TX. The plants...
June 13, 2014
This Week in CW: Navigating the growing pains that accompany the unprecedented US capital build was a primary theme at ACC’s annual meeting at Colorado Springs, CO, on 2–4...
June 6, 2014
This Week in CW: A huge explosion and fire on 3 June at a Shell chemical plant at Moerdijk, Netherlands, has injured two employees. An explosion occurred at about 11:00 pm local time...
May 30, 2014
This Week in CW: Several key changes happened this week. Mosaic announced that its president and CEO James Prokopanko is taking a medical leave of absence for surgery to treat his...
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