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December 2, 2014
Novozymes has launched Eversa, the first commercially available, registered enzymatic technology to make biodiesel from waste oils. The enzymatic process converts used cooking oil...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Novozymes-new-technology-converts-waste-oils-into-biodiesel_65777.html
December 2, 2014
BASF’s refining catalysts business has launched a fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) catalysts testing and research laboratory at a company site at Heidelberg, Germany. The site...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/BASF-launches-FCC-catalyst-lab-in-Germany_65776.html
December 2, 2014
Automaker Daimler has signed an agreement with AkzoNobel's performance coatings business to make AkzoNobel one of the approved suppliers of vehicle refinishes to Daimler dealerships...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/AkzoNobel-Daimler-sign-worldwide-coatings-supply-agreement_65775.html
December 2, 2014
Ferro  has completed the acquisition of tile coating manufacturer Vetriceramici (Casola Valsenio, Italy) for €83.0 million ($102.8 million), subject to customary working...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Ferro-closes-acquisition-of-tile-coatings-producer-in-Italy_65774.html
December 2, 2014
BioAmber (Minneapolis) announced today the signing of an exclusive supply agreement to supply Oleon (Ertvelde, Belgium) with biobased succinic acid. Under the terms of the five-year...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/BioAmber-to-supply-biosuccinic-acid-to-Oleon-for-lubricants-manufacture_65773.html
December 2, 2014
Bayer today said that it plans to sharpen its focus on innovation in its life science businesses, which include HealthCare and CropScience. “Overall, we expect the R&D to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Bayer-outlines-R-and-D-plans-applies-for-nearly-500-life-sciences-patents_65771.html
December 2, 2014
Umicore (Brussels) today announced that it has reached an agreement with the Todini family to purchase its 52% stake in the joint venture Todini and Co. (Monza, Italy), thereby...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/italy/Umicore-to-acquire-full-ownership-of-Italy-based-chemicals-distributor-Todini_65768.html
December 2, 2014
Mexichem says that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) producer Vestolit (Marl, Germany). Vestolit was acquired from funds managed by...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Mexichem-completes-acquisition-of-PVC-producer-Vestolit_65765.html
December 1, 2014
Rosneft (Moscow) says it has agreed to acquire Total's 16.67% stake in refinery and petrochemicals company PCK Raffinerie (Schwedt, Germany). The deal was signed in Sochi, Russia by...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Rosneft-to-buy-Totals-stake-in-refinery-aromatics-complex-in-Germany_65760.html
December 1, 2014
AMEC Foster Wheeler says it has been awarded a contract by Solvay Sodi, a Solvay subsidiary, for the design, supply, and installation of a circulating fluidized-bed boiler island at a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/AMEC-Foster-Wheeler-awarded-contract-by-Solvay-for-boiler-island-at-soda-ash-plant-in-Bulgaria_65759.html
December 1, 2014
Five Indian companies, led by state-owned mining group NMDC (Hyderabad), have formed a consortium to acquire a 30% stake in a potash project currently being developed by Acron (Velikiy...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Indian-firms-form-consortium-to-acquire-stake-in-potash-project-in-Russia_65735.html
December 1, 2014
Fine chemicals company Dottikon Exclusive Synthesis (Dottikon ES; Dottikon, Switzerland) reports a net loss of 3.20 million Swiss francs ($3.33 million) for its fiscal first half...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Dottikon-narrows-loss_65740.html
December 1, 2014
Siegfried (Zofingen, Switzerland), a producer of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), pharma intermediates, and finished drugs, says that it has acquired Hameln Pharma (Hameln...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Siegfried-acquires-German-pharma-firm_65736.html
November 30, 2014
Merck KGaA (Darmstadt) hosted a top-level debate in London on Friday on key aspects of the over-the-counter (OTC) sector. The event, featuring contributions from leading analysts...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Merck-KGaA-unveils-OTC-strategy-sparks-debate-on-the-sectors-future_65727.html
November 28, 2014
The European Union says that it expects the United Nations conference on climate change, being held in Lima, Peru, in December, to set the stage for a new, legally binding, global...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Lima-talks-crucial-to-2015-climate-agreement_65730.html
November 28, 2014
European styrene monomer contract prices for December look set to fall by well over €100/m.t. ($125) based on raw material moves, but following a strong margin gain for producers...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Bearish-sentiment-dominates-December-styrene-contract-price-talks_65729.html
November 28, 2014
Discussions for the December contract price for toluene in Europe are said to be starting but with an even more difficult backdrop than usual. The illiquid nature of the European spot...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Europes-toluene-December-contract-discussions-start-against-difficult-backdrop_65728.html
November 28, 2014
Europe's December ethylene contract has been confirmed settled at €1010/m.t. del ($1,261.50), down €50/m.t. from November, according to IHS Chemical data.  In addition...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Europes-December-ethylene-and-propylene-contracts-settle-down_65724.html
November 28, 2014
Neste Oil (Helsinki) is launching a low-sulfur marine fuel that it will begin distributing it in mid-December, the company announced. The new fuel is in accordance with the European...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Neste-Oil-to-introduce-low-sulfur-marine-fuel-to-the-market_65723.html
November 28, 2014
Crude oil production will be maintained at a level of 30 million barrels/day, as was agreed in December 2011, in the interest of restoring market equilibrium, the Organization of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/OPEC-Crude-oil-production-to-remain-steady-at-30-million-bblsday_65719.html
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