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November 12, 2014
Enterprise Products Partners and Oiltanking Partners have concluded the agreement that will merge the two companies, under a $6-billion deal announced on 1 October. Each share in Oiltanking will be exchanged for 1.3 shares in Enterprise, a 10.4% premium based on closing prices on 10 November, says Enterprise. Enterprise expects the merger to be completed in early 2015....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Enterprise-Oiltanking-reach-merger-agreement_65320.html
November 12, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has announced a public consultation on applications for authorization of trichloroethylene (TCE) under the European Union’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/ECHA-opens-public-consultation-on-alternatives-to-trichloroethylene-under-Reach_65317.html
November 12, 2014
Vopak posted third-quarter Ebitda excluding exceptional items of €202 million, up 9% from the corresponding period of last year, on revenue up 6%, to €338 million. Ebit...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Vopak-posts-higher-earnings-raises-outlook_65315.html
November 12, 2014
Bayer MaterialScience has appointed Klaus Schäfer head of industrial operations and technology. Schäfer, who assumes the new role on 1 January 2015, will also become a member...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Bayer-MaterialScience-appoints-new-board-member_65316.html
November 12, 2014
LyondellBasell Industries will invest about €200 million to modernize its petrochemical site at Berre, France, following the permanent closure of the company's refinery at the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/LyondellBasell-to-invest-&euro200-million-at-Berre-site_65313.html
November 11, 2014
Henkel's adhesive technologies business's adjusted operating profit during the third quarter was €373 million ($464.9 million), matching that of quarter-three last year. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Henkels-third-quarter-adhesives-profit-stable_65292.html
November 11, 2014
Solvay says it has opened a new facility at Bad Wimpfen, Germany, to produce the synthetic building block 4-ethoxy-1,1,1-trifluoro-3-butene-2-one (ETFBO). Large active ingredient...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Solvay-opens-ETFBO-plant-in-Germany_65280.html
November 10, 2014
Composite materials supplier Gurit (Zurich) says its CFO, Markus Knüsli Amacker, is to leave the company by May 2015 “by best mutual consent.” Amacker joined Gurit in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Gurit-CFO-Amacker-to-leave-the-company-by-May-2015_65260.html
November 10, 2014
The executive board of Germany’s IG BCE (Hanover), representing workers in the chemical, mining, and energy sectors, says it has unanimously agreed its pay demands for the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Germany-chemical-industry-workers-demand-4-5-percent-more-pay-in-2015_65258.html
November 10, 2014
Hi-Bis, a joint venture in which Bayer MaterialScience has 10% interest with the remaining shares held by the Japanese conglomerate Mitsui & Co., with 35% and its Honshu Chemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Hi-Bis-completes-expansion-of-special-bisphenols-capacity-in-Germany_65250.html
November 10, 2014
Germany’s environment ministry has presented the mid-term results of the European Union’s regulatory testing of nanomaterials (Nanoreg) to wide range of participants from...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Results-from-regulatory-testing-of-nanomaterials-presented_65256.html
November 10, 2014
Styrolution (Fribourg, Switzerland), part of the Ineos group, said today that it intends to close permanently its 80,000 m.t./year polystyrene (PS) plant at Trelleborg, Sweden. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Styrolution-to-close-polystyrene-plant-in-Sweden_65254.html
November 10, 2014
Versalis, the chemicals subsidiary of ENI (Rome), will permanently shut down a complex producing xylenes and ethylbenzene at Sarroch, Italy, following the purchase of some downstream...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Versaliss-transformation-in-Europe-includes-major-downsizing-closure-of-aromatics-at-Sarroch_65248.html
November 9, 2014
Solvay’s spokesperson on Sunday declined to comment to CW on a report on Bloomberg that the company has hired Goldman Sachs and Credit Suisse Group to advise it in a possible...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Solvay-seeking-to-divest-Acetow-business_65245.html
November 7, 2014
Appvion (Appleton, WI) says it has launched the first thermal receipt paper using vitamin C. Thermal paper is a paper coated with a reactive layer that changes color when exposed to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Appvion-launches-thermal-paper-using-vitamin-C-rather-than-BPA_65220.html
November 7, 2014
Petrochemical producer TVK (Tiszaújváros, Hungary) says its net sales in third-quarter 2014 were 94.9 billion forint ($381 million) compared with Ft101.8 billion...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/hungary/TVKs-third-quarter-operating-profit-leaps-53-percent-on-sales-down-6-8-percent_65219.html
November 7, 2014
Air Liquide has signed an agreement for the acquisition of FordonsGas (Gothenburg, Sweden), a company that distributes compressed biogas (CBG) for the Swedish transportation...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Air-Liquide-to-acquire-distributor-of-compressed-biogas-in-Sweden_65230.html
November 7, 2014
Caustic soda supply has tightened considerably in northwestern and southern Europe because of production issues plaguing various producers. These issues range from industrial action to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Caustic-soda-prices-spike-in-Europe-as-production-issues-constrain-supply_65218.html
November 7, 2014
Borealis, a leading polyolefins player in Europe and member of the International Petroleum Investment Co. (IPIC; Abu Dhabi)—which also includes Borouge, Nova Chemicals, and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Borealis-to-start-shipping-US-ethane-in-2016-Borouge-delays-dent-results_65217.html
November 7, 2014
Evonik Industries has announced the management boards of its future legal entities, part of its new structure. The new entities are Evonik Nutrition & Care, Evonik Resource...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Evonik-names-management-boards-of-its-new-legal-entities_65226.html
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