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November 19, 2014
Petroleos Mexicanos's (Pemex) board has approved the company's previously announced corporate revamp, Pemex announced. The board will maintain state-controlled Pemex's profitable...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Pemex-board-approves-companys-reorganization_65533.html
November 19, 2014
Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile (SQM; Santigo) reported a net income of $66.4 million during the third quarter compared with $138.9 million year-on-year (YOY). However, this...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/argentina/SQMs-reports-39-6-percent-Ebitda-margin-in-third-quarter-highest-for-six-quarters_65530.html
November 19, 2014
Industrial biotechnology  firm Verdezyne (Carlsbad, CA) says it has partnered with Bio-XCell Malaysia to construct Verdezyne’s first commercial-scale renewable chemicals...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Verdezyne-to-build-biorefinery-in-Malaysia_65532.html
November 19, 2014
Distributors are generally optimistic, and see a light at the end of the regulation tunnel as the annual meeting of the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) meeting...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/NACD-2014-Distributor-supplier-relationships-evolve_65517.html
November 18, 2014
Cabot says it has appointed Sean Keohane as executive v.p. and president of the reinforcement materials segment. Keohane will succeed David Miller, who has decided to leave Cabot to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Cabot-appoints-new-heads-of-reinforcement-materials-and-performance-materials-businesses_65519.html
November 18, 2014
Trinseo (Berwyn, PA), formerly Styron, says that it has appointed Angelo Chaclas as senior v.p. and chief legal officer, effective 1 January 2015. He will be a member of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Trinseo-appoints-new-senior-v-p-and-chief-legal-officer_65518.html
November 18, 2014
AkzoNobel says one of its US subsidiaries in Chicago was the target of “external fraud [that] involves an amount of up to €53 million ($66 million),” the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/AkzoNobel-says-US-subsidiary-was-target-of-$66-million-"external-fraud"_65507.html
November 18, 2014
EnerG2 (Seattle) and BASF have entered into a comprehensive collaboration to improve and scale-up the production of EnerG2’s proprietary carbon materials for use in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/BASF-and-US-firm-enter-R-and-D-marketing-collaboration-on-energy-storage-technology_65505.html
November 18, 2014
Lone Star NGL's board has approved the construction of a 533-mile, 24- and 30-inch pipeline that will carry natural gas liquids (NGLs) from the Permian basin to Mont Belvieu, TX. The company will also convert its 12-inch West Texas NGL pipeline to carry crude oil and condensate....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Lone-Star-commits-to-$1-5-billion-NGL-condensate-and-crude-pipelines-to-US-Gulf-Coast_65493.html
November 18, 2014
BP announced today that it plans to invest more than $200 million to upgrade its purified terephthalic acid (PTA) plants at Cooper River, SC; and Geel, Belgium. The investments will...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/BP-to-invest-$200-million-at-PTA-plants-in-US-Belgium_65479.html
November 18, 2014
Westlake Chemical Corp. has awarded a contract to Technip for a previously announced ethylene expansion project at Lake Charles, LA. The contract covers detailed engineering and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Westlake-awards-ethylene-expansion-contract-to-Technip_65496.html
November 17, 2014
A. Schulman says it is closing a former Ferro specialty plastics plant at Stryker, OH in April of next year. The plant’s production – mostly for customers in the US and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Schulman-to-close-plant-in-Ohio-as-part-of-restructuring_65495.html
November 17, 2014
Air Liquide plans to develop and supply a fully integrated hydrogen fueling infrastructure in the northeastern United States, in collaboration with Toyota Motor Sales USA (Torrance...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Air-Liquide-to-develop-hydrogen-fueling-infrastructure-in-the-US-northeast_65482.html
November 17, 2014
Halliburton says it is acquiring all outstanding shares of rival Baker Hughes, for $78.62/share, or $38 billion, including debt, in a deal that will create an oilfield services giant...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Halliburton-and-Baker-Hughes-to-merge-in-$38-billion-deal_65483.html
November 17, 2014
Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA; Caracas) has restarted its fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) unit at the El Palito, Venezuela refinery, after scheduled maintenance, the company...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/venezuela/PDVSA-restarts-FCC-unit-at-El-Palito-refinery_65481.html
November 17, 2014
A fire at Shell’s Norco, LA, refinery on 13 November sparked a rally in ethylene markets late last week. St. Charles Parish Emergency Operations Center reported on 13 November...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Shell-Norco-fire-ignites-spot-ethylene-rally_65474.html
November 17, 2014
Pfizer and Merck KGaA today announced the signing of a major cancer drug deal, which industry observers say reduces the likelihood of a renewed bid by the US pharmaceutical giant for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Pfizer-Merck-KGaA-deal-said-to-reduce-likelihood-of-renewed-Pfizer-bid-for-AstraZeneca_65473.html
November 17, 2014
Toray Industries says that it has agreed to supply Torayca prepreg for the production of Boeing’s (Chicago) new 777X aircraft. Torayca is Toray’s carbon fiber brand. Toray...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Toray-in-$8-7-billion-deal-to-supply-carbon-fiber-prepreg-to-Boeing_65466.html
November 14, 2014
International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) announced today that its current executive v.p. and CFO, Kevin Berryman, will be leaving the company to take a senior leadership role...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/IFF-CFO-to-step-down-interim-CFO-named_65447.html
November 14, 2014
Dow Chemical plans to expand capacity and enhance production technologies and equipment at its four polyethylene (PE) production units at Bahia Blanca, Argentina, starting in 2015. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/argentina/Dow-to-expand-PE-capacity-in-Argentina_65437.html
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