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December 12, 2014
Renewable Energy Group (REG; Ames, IA), via a wholly owned subsidiary, will acquire IC Green Energy's (ICG; Tel Aviv) majority stake in biodiesel producer Petrotec (Borken, Germany)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/REG-to-acquire-majority-of-biodiesel-producer-in-Germany_66152.html
December 12, 2014
IHS has cut its crude oil forecast sharply with the latest dated Brent projections lowered by about $22/bbl in 2015 and $11/bbl in 2016, according to IHS December Global Crude Oil...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/IHS-cuts-2015-crude-oil-price-forecast-sharply_66035.html
December 12, 2014
LyondellBasell Industries has begun to ramp up operating rates at its Maasvlakte, Netherlands, propylene oxide–styrene monomer (POSM) unit today after a resolution for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/LyondellBasell-lifts-force-majeure-on-benzene-at-Netherlands-site_66149.html
December 12, 2014
Wacker announced today that it will reorganize its silicone distribution operations in the Nordic countries. As of 1 March 2015, Lindberg & Lund, the Norwegian chemicals...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Wacker-to-reorganize-silicone-distribution-in-Nordic-countries_66146.html
December 12, 2014
Abbott has announced the completion of the purchase of Veropharm, a leading Russian pharmaceuticals manufacturer. Abbott announced in June that it acquired control of Veropharm for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Abbott-completes-acquisition-of-Russian-pharma-firm_66144.html
December 12, 2014
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) has reported the results of the latest Europe-wide monitoring program in its 2012 annual report on pesticide residues in food...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/EU-survey-of-pesticide-residues-in-food-More-than-50-percent-of-samples-show-no-detectable-residues_66143.html
December 11, 2014
Arkema has completed a share capital increase–with preferential subscription rights–that was launched on 19 November as part of the financing of the proposed acquisition of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Arkema-completes-capital-increase-to-help-finance-Bostik-acquisition_66102.html
December 11, 2014
Air Liquide is acquiring a portion of the business of the Arair Group (Tours, France), a home health-care provider in central France. Air Liquide will take over Arair's "Arair...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Air-Liquide-acquires-parts-of-debt-ridden-home-health-care-provider-in-France_66100.html
December 11, 2014
Ilona Haaijer. DSM says that it has appointed Ilona Haaijer as president and CEO/food specialties, one of the five global divisions of DSM. Haaijer will succeed Hans Christian Ambjerg...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/DSM-appoints-new-head-of-food-specialties-division_66070.html
December 11, 2014
Indian mining company NMDC (Hyderabad) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Acron (Velikiy Novgorod, Russia) today to take a stake in a potash project in Russia. The deal...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Indian-firm-signs-MOU-to-take-stake-in-Russian-potash-project-during-presidents-visit_66079.html
December 11, 2014
Thomas Swan (Consett, UK) has today announced the start-up of its integrated pilot plant for the production of Elicarb graphene products. The company will use the plant to produce high...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Thomas-Swan-announces-successful-start-up-of-graphene-pilot-plant_66080.html
December 11, 2014
Sibur Holding (Moscow), an integrated gas processing and petrochemical company, today published its results for the nine months ended 30 September 2014. Revenue was up 33% to 263.9...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Sibur-reports-strong-results-following-completion-of-large-projects_66076.html
December 11, 2014
Lonza says that it has recently entered into collaboration agreements with two prominent innovation clusters — Medicen Paris Region in France, and BioPmed Innovation Cluster in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Lonza-enters-into-collaboration-agreements-with-two-innovation-clusters_66072.html
December 10, 2014
Benzene prices fell below $800/m.t. cif Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp (ARA) on 9 December, trading at $770-780/m.t., and benzene was notionally pegged at $740-765/m.t. today—the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Benzene-reaches-five-year-low-in-Europe-on-continued-crude-weakness-oversupply_66066.html
December 10, 2014
Borealis announced today that Herbert Willerth, Borealis deputy CEO and executive v.p./Mideast and Asia, will retire at the end of 2014 after serving 15 years on the board. Willerth...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Borealis-deputy-CEO-to-retire_66017.html
December 10, 2014
Evonik Industries announced today that it has started up two new facilities producing cross-linking activators at its multiuser site at Wesseling, Germany. The facilities produce...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Evonik-commissions-cross-linking-activator-units-in-Germany_66015.html
December 10, 2014
Poland has notified that European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) that it intends to submit an intention dossier on methanol to the Registry of Intentions (RoI). A previous intention...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/poland/Methanol-to-be-submitted-to-RoI-under-Reach_66036.html
December 10, 2014
Sirius Minerals (London), a potash development company with properties in North Yorkshire, United Kingdom; and North Dakota, said today that Rachel Rhodes, CFO, will leave the company...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Sirius-Minerals-appoints-new-CFO_66013.html
December 10, 2014
Toray Industries says that it has reached a basic agreement with Saati (Appiano Gentile, Italy) to acquire its European carbon fiber fabric and prepreg business. Financial details of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/italy/Toray-to-acquire-Europe-based-carbon-fiber-prepreg-business-of-Italian-firm_66010.html
December 10, 2014
A sinkhole that appeared east of Uralkali's (Berezniki, Russia) Solikamsk-2 potash mine has grown to 50 meters by 80 meters, the company said in an update today. The sinkhole, when...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Sinkhole-near-Uralkali-mine-has-grown-efforts-to-minimize-impact-ongoing_66030.html
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