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June 30, 2015
Amyris (Emeryville, CA) has agreed on business terms with Total Energies Nouvelles Activités USA, a Total subsidiary, for a restructuring of the companies' fuels joint venture...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Total-Amyris-agree-on-terms-of-fuels-JV-restructuring_71766.html
June 30, 2015
Petrobras (Rio de Janeiro) will cut its investments by 37% over the next five years, according to the company's business plan presented by Aldemir Bendine, CEO. The company anticipates...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Petrobras-slashes-investment-budget-for-2015-19-citing-fall-in-oil-prices_71767.html
June 30, 2015
CB&I says that it has been awarded a contract valued at about $115 million by Ingleside Ethylene—a 50-50 joint venture between OxyChem (Dallas) and Mexichem (Tlalnepantla...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/CB-and-I-awarded-contract-for-ethylene-storage-facility-by-OxyChem-Mexichem-JV_71763.html
June 30, 2015
Flavors and fine ingredients company Frutarom Industries (Haifa, Israel) says that it has acquired flavors company Foote & Jenks (Camden, NJ) for about $4 million. Foote &...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Frutarom-acquires-US-flavors-company_71754.html
June 30, 2015
Prompt benzene spot prices were down in the United States on 29 June, but market participants expect the July benzene contract to settle higher. The July benzene contract settlement is...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/US-benzene-contract-expected-to-firm-despite-spot-market-declines_71727.html
June 30, 2015
Despite rising prices over the past several months, drivers are poised to pay the lowest prices at the pump over the Fourth of July holiday weekend in at least five years, according to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/4th-of-July-weekend-in-US-expected-to-see-lowest-gasoline-price-in-five-years_71740.html
June 29, 2015
Blank-check acquisition firm Platform Specialty Products (West Palm Beach, FL) today completed its share offering, which was announced earlier this month. The company sold about 18.2...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Platform-closes-share-offer_71744.html
June 26, 2015
Cosmar, a 50-50 joint venture between Sabic and Total, is bringing a styrene production line back onstream at its Carville, LA, plant this week, in line with expectations. The company...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Styrene-plants-in-US-remain-on-schedule-to-restart-after-turnarounds_71700.html
June 26, 2015
Clariant says that it has appointed Allen Ferguson as its oil services manager for Canada. As the head, Ferguson will expand the division's market presence by developing specialty...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Clariant-appoints-head-of-oil-services-business-in-Canada_71683.html
June 26, 2015
Amyris (Emeryville, CA), and Dinaco Importação Comércio (Rio de Janeiro) announced an exclusive reseller agreement for Amyris's cosmetic ingredients in Brazil...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Amyris-signs-exclusive-reseller-agreement-for-biobased-emollients-in-Brazil_71686.html
June 26, 2015
AkzoNobel says that its performance coatings business is investing about €3 million ($3.4 million) to expand its research and development facilities at Houston. The upgraded...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/AkzoNobel-expands-performance-coatings-research-facility-in-Houston_71690.html
June 25, 2015
US producers of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) have asked for antidumping duties on imports originating in China. An industry group, the American HFC Coalition, says it has filed a petition with the US Department of Commerce and the US International Trade Commission, alleging that underpriced blends and components from China are being imported into the US market with dumping margins ranging from 100% to more than 300%....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/US-producers-of-HFCs-allege-dumping-by-China-ask-for-duties_71663.html
June 25, 2015
The United Steelworkers (USW; Pittsburgh) union said this week that the last site involved in its oil industry strike has ratified its contract with Marathon Petroleum. USW Local 13-1...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/USW-strike-ends-as-labor-contract-with-Marathons-Galveston-Bay-refinery-is-ratified_71661.html
June 25, 2015
The compounding business of Hexpol (Malmö, Sweden) will install a rubber compounding line at Querétaro, Mexico. The new line follows the commissioning of a second mixing...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Hexpol-expands-rubber-compounding-capacity-in-Mexico_71608.html
June 25, 2015
Rare-earths miner Molycorp today filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection for most of US operations, in order to restructure its $1.7 billion in debt obligations. Under the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Molycorp-files-for-Chapter-11-bankruptcy-to-transfer-control-to-creditors_71610.html
June 25, 2015
Thermo Fisher Scientific (Waltham, MA) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Johnson Matthey’s research chemicals business, Alfa Aesar (Heysham...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Thermo-Fisher-to-acquire-Johnson-Mattheys-research-chemicals-business-for-$403-million_71609.html
June 25, 2015
Propylene stock movements were mixed in the United States during the week ended 19 June, according to data released by the Energy Information Administration (EIA). Propane-propylene...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Propylene-stock-movements-mixed-in-US_71594.html
June 24, 2015
PPG Industries says that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire IVC Industrial Coatings (Brazil, IN), a specialty powder and liquid coatings manufacturer. Financial terms of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/PPG-to-acquire-IVC-Industrial-Coatings_71175.html
June 24, 2015
Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL; Tel Aviv) says that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of the remaining shares of Allana Potash (Toronto), a mining company engaged in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/ICL-completes-acquisition-of-Allana-Potash_71524.html
June 24, 2015
During the week ended 20 June, chemical railcar traffic in North America declined 0.3% year-over-year (YOY) as gains in the United States were not enough to offset declines in Mexico....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/North-America-weekly-chemical-rail-traffic-down-0-3-percent-YOY_71593.html
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