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November 4, 2014
CRACKING US ETHANE: Grangemouth with Dragon shale gas carrier Ineos Olefins & Polymers Europe said today that it has reached an agreement with Evergas to order an additional two...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Ineos-orders-two-more-vessels-to-ship-US-ethane-to-its-European-crackers_65089.html
November 4, 2014
AstraZeneca today announced that MedImmune, its global biologics research and development arm, has entered into an agreement to acquire Definiens, a privately-held company that has...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/AstraZeneca-to-strengthen-oncology-portfolio-with-acquisition-and-collaborations_65088.html
November 4, 2014
BC Tripathi, chairman and managing director of Gail (left) and Arzu Azimov, CEO of Socar Trading, signed the MOU. Gail India (New Delhi), a natural gas company, says that it has signed...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Gail-and-state-oil-company-of-Azerbaijan-to-jointly-pursue-various-projects-including-investments-in-petrochemicals_65084.html
November 3, 2014
Bayer HealthCare will invest up to $25 million as a strategic investor in Versant Ventures’ newly formed Versant Venture Capital V fund to support the development of new...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Bayer-to-invest-in-venture-capital-firm-to-support-development-of-new-therapies_65072.html
November 3, 2014
Evonik Industries has opened a plant for hydroxyl terminated polybutadiene (HTPB) at Marl, Germany. The company says it invested a mid-double-digit million-euro amount to build the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Evonik-starts-up-functionalized-polybutadiene-plant-at-Marl_65071.html
November 3, 2014
Lanxess has declined to comment on reports in the German Rheinische Post that it is preparing to slash up to 1,200 jobs in the restructuring of its business. “We do not comment...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Lanxess-preparing-to-slash-jobs-in-major-restructuring-program_65041.html
November 3, 2014
Vertellus Specialties (Indianapolis) has acquired Pentagon Chemicals (Halebank, UK), a maker of fine and specialty chemicals for the life science market, in a deal that closed on...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Vertellus-acquires-UKs-Pentagon-Chemicals_65053.html
November 3, 2014
The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC; Geneva) has published its synthesis report based on its fifth assessment report. Germany’s environment...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/germany/Germanys-environment-minister-"We-can-still-achieve-the-two-degree-limit"_65054.html
November 3, 2014
HIP Petrohemija (Pancevo, Serbia) says it has signed a preliminary agreement with the Pancevo municipal authority for construction of a polypropylene (PP) plant at...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/hungary/Serbias-HIP-Petrohemija-signs-preliminary-deal-for-PP-project_65050.html
November 3, 2014
Siegfried (Zofingen, Switzerland), a producer of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), pharma intermediates, and finished drugs, says that Peter Gehler, a member of the executive...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Siegfried-exec-to-head-industrial-park-at-Zofingen-for-pharma-companies_65049.html
October 31, 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 31, 2014
Chad Holliday, 66, former CEO of DuPont and former chairman of Bank of America, will become the first American chairman at Royal Dutch Shell, Shell said Thursday. Holliday, already a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Former-DuPont-CEO-Holliday-to-become-first-American-chairman-of-Royal-Dutch-Shell_65011.html
October 31, 2014
Russia and Ukraine have agreed on a $4.6-billion package covering supplies of natural gas from Russia to Ukraine in winter 2014-15 and settling Ukraine's debts to Russia for past gas...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Russia-Ukraine-EU-agree-on-$4-6-billion-winter-gas-supply-deal_65017.html
October 31, 2014
Europe's November ethylene contract price settled at €1,060/m.t. ($1,349) del northwest Europe (NWE), down €90/m.t. on October. The November propylene contract price also...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/November-olefin-contract-prices-settle-down-&euro90m-t-in-Europe_64959.html
October 31, 2014
Specialty chemicals producer Elementis (London) in its interim management statement for the three months ended 30 September 2014 said it has demonstrated resilient performance in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Elementis-reports-resilient-third-quarter-performance-in-challenging-conditions_65013.html
October 31, 2014
Lonza, in its business update announcement for the third quarter, says that business performance in the specialty ingredients and the pharma and biotech segments remained on track. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/switzerland/Lonzas-business-performance-on-track-to-retain-wood-protection-business_65010.html
October 30, 2014
Tessenderlo Group (Brussels) says it sales in the third quarter 2014 were €338.7 million ($431 million), compared with €415.1 million for the corresponding period a year ago...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Tessenderlo-increases-sales-and-profit-in-third-quarter_64940.html
October 30, 2014
Sika (Baar, Switzerland) says it has achieved sales growth of 11.7% in the third quarter of 2014. All regions reported double‚Äźdigit sales increases in local currency, the company...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Sika-sales-grow-11-7-percent-in-third-quarter-with-an-above-average-rise-in-net-profit_64939.html
October 30, 2014
The management of logistics service provider Vos Logistics (Oss, Netherlands) intends to acquire all of the shares in Vos Logistics, in cooperation with Scheybeeck Investments...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Management-to-acquire-Vos-Logistics_64997.html
October 30, 2014
Bayer said today that it has increased its 2014 profit forecast following a stronger-than-expected third quarter. It now expects core earnings per share (EPS) to grow by a mid-to-high...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Bayer-raises-2014-profit-forecast-on-track-to-float-MaterialScience_64928.html
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