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February 14, 2014
Odfjell's net losses widened in the fourth quarter of 2013, to $102 million from net losses of $40 million in the year-earlier period, on revenue of $284 million, down from $296...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Odfjells-net-losses-widen_58827.html
February 14, 2014
Exports of potash fertilizers from Russia in 2013 were down both in volume and value terms, according to the Federal Customs Service (Moscow). Export volumes were down 29.6% on the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Value-of-Russian-potash-exports-declines-40-percent-in-2013_58825.html
February 14, 2014
Ineos announced today that its Ineos Oxide subsidiary has completed expanding its ethylidene norbornene (ENB) plant at Antwerp, increasing capacity to 28,000 m.t./year. The expansion...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Ineos-completes-expansion-of-ethylidene-norbornene-plant-at-Antwerp_58821.html
February 14, 2014
Paints maker Jotun (Sandefjord, Norway) today reported a full-year 2013 operating profit of 1.26 billion Norwegian kroner ($206.5 million), a 12% increase compared with 2012...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Jotun-reports-higher-profits-marine-coatings-are-down_58820.html
February 14, 2014
Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL; Tokyo) announced today that it has signed a contract with Methanol Holdings (Trinidad) to build and charter four methanol carriers. The new contract will play an...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Mitsui-OSK-to-build-four-carriers-for-charter-to-Methanol-Holdings-Trinidad_58819.html
February 14, 2014
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Pisa, Italy) has opened a public consultation on a draft scientific opinion on dietary reference values for niacin (nicotinic acid, or...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/EFSA-launches-public-consultation-on-dietary-reference-values-for-niacin_58835.html
February 14, 2014
M&A activity in the chemical sector during 2013 was to a large extent driven by shareholder activism and investments by hedge funds, which pushed many chemical companies to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Deloitte-Farm-chemicals-health-care-and-biobased-products-to-drive-M-and-A-activity-in-2014_58828.html
February 13, 2014
Europe's polyethylene (PE) producers are likely to try a rollover of monthly contract prices in February following a decrease in the Western European February ethylene contract price...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Europes-PE-prices-lose-support-from-ethylene-in-February_58800.html
February 13, 2014
Ineos Europe today announced a new ethane purchase agreement with Consol Energy (Pittsburgh). The feedstock will be transported through the Mariner East infrastructure and imported by...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Ineos-signs-agreement-to-buy-ethane-from-Consol-Energy-for-import-into-Europe_58799.html
February 13, 2014
The chemical sector in the European Union remains "fragile" despite output growth of 2.8% in November 2013, Cefic says. Output fell 0.2% for January–November 2013...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Cefic-EU-chemical-sector-faces-fragile-recovery_58798.html
February 13, 2014
PhosAgro (Moscow), a leading fertilizer producer, announced today the election of a new board of directors. The move follows Maxim Volkov resigning as CEO in the middle of last...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/PhosAgro-elects-new-board-of-directors_58796.html
February 13, 2014
Foster Wheeler (Zug, Switzerland), a leading engineering and construction firm, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with AMEC (London) under which AMEC will...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/AMEC-to-acquire-Foster-Wheeler-for-$3-3-billion-creating-an-E-and-C-powerhouse_58794.html
February 13, 2014
Mallinckrodt, a specialty pharmaceutical and medical imaging group, says that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire all outstanding shares of Cadence Pharmaceuticals...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Mallinckrodt-to-acquire-Cadence-Pharmaceuticals_58793.html
February 13, 2014
Five new intentions and two new submissions for harmonized classification and labeling have been added to the Registry of Intentions, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/-ECHA-adds-substances-to-registry-of-intentions-under-Reach_58792.html
February 13, 2014
Versalis (Milan), the chemicals subsidiary of Italy’s energy major ENI (Rome), today reported an increase in fourth-quarter operating loss on lower sales. Full-year 2013...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Versalis-posts-higher-fourth-quarter-loss-on-lower-sales_58791.html
February 13, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has opened public consultations on applications for authorization for the use of diarsenic trioxide, and the pigments lead chromate...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/ECHA-opens-public-consultations-on-authorization-of-diarsenic-trioxide-lead-chromate-pigments_58779.html
February 12, 2014
Nexam (Lund, Sweden) and BASF have developed a cross-linkable nylon-6,6 and agreed to initiate the commercialization phase for the compound, Nexam announced. Nexam has awarded BASF...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Nexam-BASF-establish-partnership-for-cross-linkable-nylon-66-compound-commercialization_58769.html
February 12, 2014
Nedex (Istanbul), a producer of specialty chemicals, has received €10 million ($13.6 million) in European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD; London)  funding, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Turkish-firm-receives-&euro10-million-EBRD-loan_58767.html
February 12, 2014
The United Nations' Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) is cooperating with the European Union to help Belarus destroy prohibited and unusable pesticides and reduce the risks...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Belarus-signs-agreement-to-destroy-stockpiles-of-obsolete-pesticides_58763.html
February 12, 2014
Consumer goods group Reckitt Benckiser (Slough, UK) today announced its quarterly and annual results and said that it is still reviewing the future of its pharmaceuticals business...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Reckitt-Benckiser-continuing-to-review-pharma-options_58762.html
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