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February 4, 2016
Total announced on Thursday that it has signed a binding heads of agreement (HOA) with ENN LNG Trading, a subsidiary of ENN Energy Holdings, for the delivery of 0.5 million m.t./year...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Total-signs-HOA-to-supply-LNG-to-ENN-in-China_76941.html
February 4, 2016
BASF says that its BASF Philippines (Manila) subsidiary has appointed Roy Comagon as its new managing director. He succeeds Flor Pan, who retired at the end of December 2015, after 18...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/thailand/BASF-appoints-new-head-of-Philippines-business_76937.html
February 4, 2016
Showa Denko says that it has decided to expand its production capacity at Kawasaki, Japan, for high-purity boron trichloride (BCl3), a specialty gas used in the manufacture of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Showa-Denko-to-expand-high-purity-boron-trichloride-capacity_76938.html
February 4, 2016
Evonik Industries says that it has entered into a strategic partnership agreement with the Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT; Mumbai) for exploring research topics together. ICT...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/Evonik-enters-into-research-partnership-with-Indias-Institute-of-Chemical-Technology_76936.html
February 3, 2016
Pakistan Refinery Ltd. (PRL; Karachi) has used process technology and equipment supplied by UOP, part of Honeywell, in a new unit at the Karachi refinery, Honeywell says. PRL's...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/Pakistan-refinery-completes-gasoline-expansion-using-UOP-technology_76923.html
February 3, 2016
Sumitomo Chemical reports net profits rose 79%, to ¥84.6 billion ($721.6 million), for its fiscal first nine months, ended 31 December 2015, compared with the year-ago period...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Sumitomo-Chemical-reports-higher-profits-lower-sales_76915.html
February 3, 2016
BASF says that, effective 1 February, Gustavo Palerosi Carneiro has been senior v.p./crop protection, Asia/Pacific, based at Singapore. He succeeds Diego Lopez. Carneiro started his...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/singapore/BASF-appoints-new-head-of-crop-protection-business-in-Asia_76913.html
February 3, 2016
Evonik Industries says that it has opened its previously announced plant at Shanghai to manufacture the company’s Rohacell polymethacrylimide structural foam. Plans to build...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Evonik-opens-structural-foam-plant-in-Shanghai_76912.html
February 3, 2016
Nippon Shokubai says net profits for its fiscal first nine months, ended 31 December 2015, increased 51% compared with the year-ago period, to ¥20.9 billion ($177.1 million)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Nippon-Shokubai-reports-significant-rise-in-profits_76910.html
February 3, 2016
SK Global Chemical, the petrochemical business of SK Innovation (Seoul), reports an operating loss of 46.9 billion South Korean won ($38.5 million) for the fourth quarter of 2015...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/SK-Global-Chemical-reports-operating-loss-due-to-weak-margins_76909.html
February 2, 2016
Nippon Shokubai, a leading producer of superabsorbent polymers, announced on Tuesday that it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Sumitomo Seika Chemicals relating to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Nippon-Shokubai-suing-Sumitomo-Seika-Chemicals-over-superabsorbent-polymers-patents_76880.html
February 2, 2016
Total announced on Tuesday that it has signed a long-term liquefied natural gas (LNG) sale and purchase agreement with Pertamina (Jakarta) for the supply of LNG volumes increasing from...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/indonesia/Total-Pertamina-swap-LNG-tonnage_76878.html
February 2, 2016
Ube Industries reports net profits for its fiscal first nine months, ended 31 December 2015, more than tripled compared with the year-ago period, to ¥19.2 billion ($159 million)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Ube-reports-earnings-gain_76876.html
February 2, 2016
Tosoh reports net profits for its fiscal first nine months, ended 31 December 2015, fell 42% compared with the year-ago period, to ¥30.2 billion ($251.1 million). This decline is a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Tosoh-reports-lower-profits-and-sales_76875.html
February 2, 2016
Mitsui Chemicals says net profits for its fiscal first nine months, ended 31 December 2015, increased 77% compared with the year-ago period, to ¥33.6 billion ($279.1 million)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Mitsui-Chemicals-reports-rise-in-profits-as-trading-conditions-improve_76874.html
February 2, 2016
Altana (Wesel, Germany) says that its coatings and sealants division has partnered with Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev; Leuven, Belgium), the leading brewer, under...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Altana-to-provide-PVC-free-bottle-closure-compounds-to-AB-InBev-in-China-to-up-production-capacity_76872.html
February 2, 2016
Haldor Topsoe says that one of its new R&D subsidiaries has entered into a collaboration agreement with the Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics (DICP; Dalian, China). DICP is the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Topsoe-to-collaborate-with-Dalian-Institute-for-Chemical-Physics-in-China_76870.html
February 1, 2016
Strong demand and shipping inquiries from Asia have put a strain on cargo space for US petrochemical exports, pushing up freight rates out of the US. The primary driver has been expanding US methanol production capacity, but strong Asian interest in US para-xylene (p-xylene), styrene, ethanol and ethylene dichloride has also  contributed to the pinch. Compounding the problem, two major shippers were unable to move any material during January, according to ship brokers Netco....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Asia-demand-for-US-petchems-tightens-cargo-space-driving-up-rates_76854.html
February 1, 2016
Royal Dutch Shell says that it has agreed to sell its 51% stake in Shell Refining Co. in Malaysia to Malaysian Hengyuan International Ltd. (MHIL), a subsidiary of Shandong Hengyuan...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/singapore/Shell-to-divest-majority-stake-in-Malaysia-refinery_76843.html
February 1, 2016
Sinopec’s output of the major petrochemical products increased in 2015, the company has announced. In its unaudited report, Sinopec says its production of ethylene rose 3.9%, to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Sinopec-reports-increase-in-2015-output-of-ethylene-and-plastics_76840.html
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