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October 17, 2014
Nova Chemicals said today that it intends to sell $500 million of senior notes due 2025 in a private offering....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Nova-plans-$500-million-bond-offering_64594.html
October 17, 2014
Honeywell says that third-quarter performance materials and technologies segment profit was $444 million, up 8% year-on-year....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Honeywell-performance-materials-profit-up-8-percent_64579.html
October 17, 2014
Chemtura will increase capacity for its Naugalube alkylated diphenyl amine (ADPA) liquid antioxidants at three sites “to prevent predicted future shortages of antioxidants in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Chemtura-to-expand-ADPA-antioxidant-capacity-at-three-sites_64580.html
October 17, 2014
Chesapeake Energy (Oklahoma City) says it has agreed to sell assets in the southern Marcellus Shale and a portion of the eastern Utica Shale to Southwestern Energy (Houston) for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Southwestern-Energy-to-buy-Marcellus-Utica-Shale-assets-from-Chesapeake-for-$5-4-billion_64576.html
October 17, 2014
The recently constructed Vantage pipeline will support overall hydrocarbon recovery at the Bakken Shale in North Dakota by decreasing flaring, IHS Energy says. Total wet gas production...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/IHS-Energy-Vantage-pipeline-to-support-hydrocarbon-recovery-at-Bakken-Shale_64572.html
October 16, 2014
“Although we identified very significant operational and structural synergies, we were ultimately unable to agree on terms of a transaction that met the requirements of all our respective shareholders,” says Tony Will, CF president and CEO....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/CF-and-Yara-end-merger-talks_64570.html
October 16, 2014
The company cut full-year guidance, citing weakness in aerospace and additives....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Cytec-net-income-jumps-22-percent_64568.html
October 16, 2014
AbbVie (Chicago) says that its board of directors withdraws its recommendation regarding the proposed acquisition of Shire (Dublin) and instead recommends that stockholders vote...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/AbbVie-decides-against-Shire-acquisition_64559.html
October 16, 2014
FMC has named K. Kyle Matthews v.p./human resources (HR) and a member of the company's executive committee, effective 27 October. Matthews recently served as senior v.p./HR for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/FMC-names-human-resources-head_64558.html
October 16, 2014
PPG Industries today reported stronger third-quarter net income, with growth across most business segments and regions. Net income of $377 million grew 84% year-on-year (YOY) on sales up 4% YOY, to $3.9 billion. Adjusted earnings per share of $2.82/share were above analyst estimates of $2.75/share, as reported by Thomson Reuters (New York). Adjusted net income, excluding nonrecurring items, was $394 million, up 17% YOY....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/PPG-reports-adjusted-earnings-up-17-percent_64557.html
October 16, 2014
BASF has appointed Gerry Podesta as the senior v.p./dispersions and pigments, North America effective 1 November. Podesta succeeds Derek Fairclough, who will lead BASF’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/BASF-appoints-senior-v-p-leads-in-North-America_64554.html
October 16, 2014
Alpek (Monterrey, Mexico) posted a 17% decline in consolidated Ebitda for the third quarter of 2014 compared with the corresponding period of last year, to $131 million, on sales down...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/PTA-PET-producer-Alpek-posts-lower-results-on-weaker-volume-prices_64547.html
October 15, 2014
NuStar Energy (San Antonio) and Pemex affiliate PMI will form a joint venture to develop new pipeline infrastructure to transport liquefied petroleum gases (LPGs) and refined products...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/NuStar-and-Pemex-plan-US-Mexico-LPG-refined-products-pipeline_64540.html
October 15, 2014
Kinder Morgan Energy Partners today reported third quarter net income of $976 million, an increase of 40% from the year-ago quarter.  “Growth was led by outstanding results...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Kinder-Morgan-earnings-gain-40-percent-on-increased-oil-NGL-production_64539.html
October 15, 2014
EPA announced today that it is registering Dow's Enlist Duo herbicide for use on corn and soybeans after a thorough assessment confirmed the product meets the necessary safety...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/Dow-gains-final-approval-for-Enlist-herbicide_64525.html
October 15, 2014
Evonik Industries today opened a production plant in São Paulo State, Brazil, to make ingredients for customers in the cosmetics and consumer goods industries. The plant has the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/brazil/Evonik-opens-plant-for-cosmetics-and-consumer-goods-in-Brazil_64527.html
October 15, 2014
AbbVie (Chicago) and Shire (Dublin) have announced that AbbVie is reconsidering its previously announced decision to acquire Shire for £32 billion ($51 billion). AbbVie says it...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/AbbVie-reconsiders-decision-to-acquire-Shire_64523.html
October 15, 2014
Archer Daniels Midland (ADM; Chicago) has signed an agreement to purchase Specialty Commodities Inc. (SCI; Fargo, ND) for $170 million, subject to postclosing adjustments. SCI works...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/ADM-to-acquire-specialty-ingredients-firm-for-$170-million_64519.html
October 15, 2014
UOP said on Tuesday that PennTex North Louisiana, a subsidiary of PennTex Midstream Partners, has selected UOP to engineer, procure, and construct (EPC) a gas processing plant to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/UOP-awarded-second-gas-processing-plant-contract-by-PennTex-signs-MOU-for-third-unit_64516.html
October 15, 2014
A. Schulman says that it has signed an agreement and a strategic partnership with polymer producer Initz (Ulsan, South Korea) to compound and market Initz's Ecotran polyphenylene...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Schulman-and-Initz-form-alliance-for-PPS-compounds_64514.html
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