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October 3, 2014
Huntsman plans to build a world-scale, 400,000-m.t./year methylene di-para-phenylene isocyanate (MDI) plant at the company’s site at Geismar, LA. The company has commenced...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Huntsman-to-build-400000-m-t-year-MDI-plant-at-Geismar-site_64101.html
October 3, 2014
Shell has become the first organization to offer a globally available portfolio of natural gas–based fluids and solvents, Shell announced today. The high-purity paraffinic fluids...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Shell-Chemical-offers-gas-based-fluids-and-solvents-product-portfolio_64260.html
October 3, 2014
The European Commission today cleared Eli Lilly's proposed acquisition of Novartis’s animal health business. The commission’s investigation confirms that the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/EU-clears-Eli-Lillys-$5-4-billion-acquisition-of-Novartiss-animal-health-business_64259.html
October 3, 2014
Sagent Pharmaceuticals (Schaumburg, IL), a leader in specialty pharma products with a focus on the injectable market, has acquired Omega Laboratories (Montreal), a market-leading...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Sagent-Pharmaceuticals-buys-Omega-Laboratories_64253.html
October 3, 2014
Salix Pharmaceuticals (Raleigh, NC) and Cosmo Pharmaceuticals (Lainate, Italy) said on Thursday that they have agreed to terminate their previously announced agreement under which...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Pharma-merger-cancelled-as-Obama-Administration-tightens-tax-loophole_64252.html
October 3, 2014
Rentech Nitrogen (Los Angeles), North America’s largest producer of synthetic granular ammonium sulfate (AS) fertilizer, has announced plans to restructure its unprofitable...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Rentech-to-cut-jobs-and-fertilizer-output-at-Pasadena-facility_64251.html
October 2, 2014
Biobased succinic acid firm BioAmber (Minneapolis) today announced it has signed an exclusive supply agreement with Xuchuan, which plans to replace adipic acid with biobased succinic...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/BioAmber-signs-biobased-succinic-acid-supply-deal-with-Xuchuan_64241.html
October 2, 2014
WadeCo Specialties (Midland, TX), which is owned by private equity firm Hastings Equity Partners (Boston), has acquired Elite Treating Solutions (Midland, TX) for an undisclosed sum...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/WadeCo-Specialties-acquires-rival-oilfield-chemicals-firm_64238.html
October 2, 2014
Dow Chemical and ExxonMobil Chemical announced today they have signed a definitive agreement to restructure the ownership of Univation Technologies, their equally owned polyethylene...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/ExxonMobil-Chemical-divests-its-stake-in-PE-licensing-JV-Univation-Technologies_64235.html
October 2, 2014
Dow expects to have buyers for the Angus Chemical Co., sodium borohydride, and AgroFresh businesses by the end of the year....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Dow-confirms-plans-to-sell-Angus-sodium-borohydride-and-AgroFresh_64237.html
October 2, 2014
Impreglon (Lüneburg, Germany), a global leader in surface technology, has acquired its sixth plant in the United States, which increases its number of plants worldwide to 36. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Impreglon-buys-production-plant-in-the-US_64228.html
October 2, 2014
EPA has granted a Greenhouse Gas Prevention of Significant Deterioration (GHG PSD) permit to OCI’s planned world-scale methanol plant at Beaumont, TX. At 1.75 million m.t./year, OCI’s plant will be the largest in the US when it begins production in late 2016, but it will hold the title for only one year if Southern Louisiana Methanol successfully commissions its 1.86 million  m.t./year plant in Convent, LA, in 2017....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/EPA-grants-GHG-PSD-permit-to-OCIs-Beaumont-TX-methanol-project_64239.html
October 2, 2014
Brazil's antitrust body CADE (Brasilia) has approved the acquisition of Innova (Triunfo, Brazil), a subsidiary of Petrobras (Rio de Janeiro), by plastic packaging and styrene producer...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Brazil-antitrust-body-approves-Videolar-acquisition-of-Petrobras-styrenic-assets_64231.html
October 2, 2014
Yara International said today that it has obtained the relevant regulatory approvals and closed the acquisition of OFD Holding, allowing the integration process to begin. The OFD...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/Yara-completes-acquisition-of-Latin-American-fertilizer-player-OFD-Holding_64225.html
October 2, 2014
Bayer, which has just closed the acquisition of Merck & Co.’s OTC business, today announced that it is issuing a jumbo bond in 144A/Reg S format with a volume of $7 billion...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Bayer-launches-$7-billion-bond-to-finance-Merck-and-Co-OTC-acquisition_64223.html
October 2, 2014
Cytec Industries has announced the mechanical completion of the previously announced Welland, ON, phosphine manufacturing plant. This facility will double Cytec’s phosphine and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Cytec-completes-phosphine-capacity-expansion_64222.html
October 1, 2014
Agrium today said it expects third-quarter earnings to total 45-55 cts/share, roughly flat compared with the year-ago quarter. The company also said that fourth-quarter earnings should...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Agrium-expects-flat-third-quarter-earnings_64219.html
October 1, 2014
Platform says it $1-billion purchase of Chemtura AgroSolutions is 'on schedule to close next month.'...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Platform-closes-purchase-of-Agriphar_64203.html
October 1, 2014
Bayer today completed acquiring the consumer-care business of Merck & Co.(Whitehouse Station, NJ). The transaction closed following the receipt of required antitrust approvals...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Bayer-closes-$14-2-billion-acquisition-of-Merck-and-Co-s-consumer-care-business_64217.html
October 1, 2014

Oxea (Dallas) has lifted force majeure on oxo intermediates produced at its Bay City, TX, facility. “The plant repairs have been completed successfully, and the facility is running at full rates,” the company says. “All sales controls that were in place have now been lifted.”

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http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Oxea-lifts-force-majeure-on-Bay-City-oxo-intermediates_64202.html
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