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October 29, 2014
IM Skaugen (IMS; Oslo), part of the Skaugen Group (Oslo), has agreed to sell liquefied petroleum gas (LPG)/ethylene carrier Norgas Napa to a subsidiary of Teekay (Vancouver) for $27...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/IM-Skaugen-sells-LPGethylene-carrier-to-Canadian-firm_64904.html
October 29, 2014
Sibur Holding (Moscow) will move its registered office and change its form of incorporation to a public joint stock company, Sibur announced today. After the reregistration, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Sibur-moves-its-registered-office-and-changes-form-of-incorporation_64884.html
October 29, 2014
Johnson Matthey says that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Clariant's battery materials business for $75 million. The transaction, which is expected to be...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/uk/Johnson-Matthey-to-acquire-Clariants-battery-materials-business-for-$75-million_64880.html
October 29, 2014
BASF says its BASF Venture Capital subsidiary has invested $1.5 million in SLIPS Technolgies (Cambridge, MA), part of a $3 million series A financing. Swiss entrepreneur and private...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/BASF-invests-$1-5-million-in-SLIPS-Technologies-signs-joint-development-agreement_64890.html
October 29, 2014
BP included a $444-million impairment charge in its third-quarter accounts following a "strategic business review" of its petrochemicals business. BP's petrochemicals...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Big-impairment-charge-aromatics-oversupply-weigh-on-BPs-petchem-earnings-plant-closures-planned_64850.html
October 28, 2014
Synthomer (Harlow, UK) today warned in its interim management statement that its full-year earnings will be slightly below analysts' consensus because of weakening conditions in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Synthomer-warns-on-profits-as-European-demand-falters_64845.html
October 28, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has opened public consultations on dichlofluanid and salicylic acid under the harmonised classification and labelling (CLH) regulation...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/ECHA-opens-public-consultation-on-dichlofluanid-and-salicylic-acid-under-CLH_64858.html
October 28, 2014
Green chemistry company GlyEco (Phoenix) says that it has signed a nonbinding memorandum of understanding (MOU) with catalysis and process technology firm Haldor Topsoe. The two...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/denmark/GlyEco-and-Haldor-Topsoe-to-collaborate-in-developing-waste-glycol-recycling-facilities_64838.html
October 28, 2014
The European Commission, supported by the European Environment Agency (EEA; Copenhagen) has today released its annual progress report. Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the European...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Climate-energy-progress-report-Europe-on-track-for-2020-targets-but-"bigger-push-needed-for-2030"_64849.html
October 28, 2014
Specialty chemicals distributor IMCD Group (Rotterdam) says that its distribution deal with BASF for acrylic monomer was extended to the Iberian region. These monomers are key raw...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/IMCD-and-BASF-extend-acrylic-monomer-distribution-deal_64842.html
October 27, 2014
Benzene exports out of the European Union have been decreasing during 2014, according to trade data. Exports stood at 107,000 m.t. in the eight months to August compared with 126,000...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Europes-benzene-exports-decline-on-diminished-availability-lighter-feedslates_64810.html
October 27, 2014
Fertilizers and chemicals producer Grupa Azoty (Tarnów, Poland) is targeting up to 10 overseas acquisitions in an effort to diversify away from the Polish market, says company...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/poland/Report-Polands-Grupa-Azoty-plans-overseas-acquisition-spree_64818.html
October 27, 2014
Germany’s chemical industry association VCI (Frankfurt) is calling on European member states not to follow the plans of the European Commission for new and tougher rules within...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/VCI-Europe-should-implement-existing-waste-legislation-rather-than-develop-new-tougher-rules_64808.html
October 27, 2014
The board of executive directors of BASF has announced a number of personnel changes. Gabriel Tanbourgi, president/care chemicals, will retire on 31 December. He will be succeeded by...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/BASF-announces-several-personnel-changes_64807.html
October 27, 2014
Biopharmaceuticals group CSL (Parkville, Australia) announced today that it has agreed to acquire Novartis’s global influenza vaccine business for $275 million. The business will...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/CSL-to-buy-Novartiss-flu-vaccines-business-creating-a-global-leader_64806.html
October 27, 2014
Borealis announced today the reappointment of Mark Garrett as Borealis’s CEO effective through June 2019. The new contract extension reflects Borealis's commitment to stability...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Borealis-extends-CEO-contract-for-another-five-years_64804.html
October 27, 2014
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC; Geneva) today opened its meeting in Copenhagen to finalize its synthesis report, which will provide policymakers with a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/IPCC-starts-meeting-to-finalize-its-synthesis-report-a-roadmap-for-policymakers-on-climate-change_64814.html
October 24, 2014
Songwon Industrial (Ulsan, South Korea) and its distributor United Trading System (UTS; Saint Petersburg, Russia) have signed a long-term cooperation agreement to supply Sibur (Moscow)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Songwon-signs-deal-with-Sibur-to-supply-additives-used-to-produce-polymers_64776.html
October 24, 2014
Hikma Pharmaceuticals (London) says it received a warning letter from the FDA on Thursday concerning its plant in Portugal. This letter follows an inspection of the facility in March...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/FDA-issues-warning-letter-for-Hikma-Pharmaceuticals-plant-in-Portugal_64779.html
October 24, 2014
Siegfried (Zofingen, Switzerland), a producer of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), pharma intermediates, and finished drugs, says that it has received operating approval from...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Siegfried-API-plant-at-Nantong-receives-operating-approval_64781.html
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