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October 14, 2014
FMC has signed unsecured credit agreements that will provide access to as much as $3.5 billion to help fund its $1.8-billion acquisition of agricultural chemicals maker Cheminova (Harboøre, Denmark). FMC’s acquistion of Cheminova is expected to close in early 2015....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/denmark/FMC-completes-credit-agreements-for-$3-5-billion-to-fund-Cheminova-purchase_64497.html
October 14, 2014
Solvay could sell up to €100 million/year ($127 million) of poly(ether ether ketone) (PEEK) under a possible contract to supply Apple with polymer for the iPhone 6, analysts at...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Analysts-Solvay-could-sell-&euro100-millionyear-of-PEEK-to-Apple-for-iPhone-6_64493.html
October 14, 2014
Germany’s chemical industry trade association VCI (Frankfurt) has spoken out against a reduced version of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/VCI-speaks-out-against-reduced-scope-of-EU-US-trade-deal_64492.html
October 13, 2014
An integrated energy market across the European Union could bring net economic benefits between €16 billion and €40 billion ($20 billion–$50 billion) each year, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Single-EU-energy-market-could-bring-benefits-worth-$20-50-billion_64475.html
October 13, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) is encouraging companies to start preparing now for the registration deadline under the European Union’s Registration, Evaluation...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/ECHA-urges-companies-to-start-preparation-now-for-the-final-Reach-registration-deadline-31-May-2018_64478.html
October 13, 2014
Germany’s biotechnology industries association (DIB; Frankfurt) says it welcomes the implementation of the so-called Nagoya protocol, an international agreement covering the use...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Nagoya-protocol-on-use-of-genetic-resources-enters-into-force_64474.html
October 13, 2014
Yara International says it has appointed Thor Giæver acting CFO. Giæver had been head of investor relations and company secretary at Yara since 2011. Giæver's...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Yara-appoints-acting-CFO_64472.html
October 13, 2014
An Ineos upstream subsidiary has agreed to acquire an 80% interest in a petroleum exploration and development license in the Midland Valley, Scotland, UK, from Reach Coal Seam Gas Ltd...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Ineos-acquires-majority-interest-in-second-UK-shale-gas-license_64471.html
October 10, 2014
Spot ethylene deals were concluded in Europe as high as €985/m.t. del. ($1,254/m.t.) on Wednesday, following Shell's force majeure declaration ethylene after an incident...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Ethylene-spot-up-in-Europe-on-the-back-of-Shell-Moerdijk-force-majeure_64459.html
October 10, 2014
Automaker Daimler and Linde will team up with oil and gas companies Total and OMV (Vienna), fuel retailer Avia (Zürich), and logistics company Hoyer (Hamburg) this year to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Linde-Daimler-to-build-more-hydrogen-fueling-stations-in-Germany_64452.html
October 10, 2014
Bostik (Paris), Total's adhesives subsidiary, has inaugurated an R&D center, the Bostik Smart Technology Center, at Venette, France, near Paris. The center covers 5,100 sq meters...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Bostik-opens-R-and-D-center-in-France_64449.html
October 10, 2014
Givaudan (Geneva), a leading flavors and fragrances company, says its sales reached 1.12 billion Swiss francs ($1.18 billion) in the third quarter of 2014 compared with SF1.09 billion...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Givaudan-reports-increase-in-sales-in-third-quarter-and-first-nine-months-sustained-volume-growth-in-all-markets_64448.html
October 10, 2014
The emerging energy framework driven by shale oil and gas in North America is changing the competitive dynamics of the worldwide petrochemical industry, leaving regions such as Europe...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/EPCA-2014-Europe-may-adapt-to-increased-petchem-imports-from-US_64274.html
October 10, 2014
Worldwide demand growth for key petrochemical building blocks is expected to be healthy in the coming years, says Mark Eramo, v.p./chemical industry insights at IHS Chemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/EPCA-2014-Healthy-outlook-for-petchem-demand-growth-and-industry-profitability_64273.html
October 10, 2014
The huge buildup of shale-based petrochemical capacity in the United States later this decade will trigger substantial exports of cost-advantaged ethylene derivatives to Europe and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/EPCA-2014-How-Europes-petchem-industry-can-stay-competitive_64287.html
October 10, 2014
The 48th European Petrochemical Association (EPCA) annual meeting, taking place in Vienna, has attracted a record number of delegates. EPCA president and Ineos group director Tom...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/EPCA-breaks-attendance-record-Europe-at-a-crossroads_64283.html
October 10, 2014
Versalis (Milan) has confirmed plans to enhance the feedstock flexibility of the company's Dunkirk, France, steam cracker to enable the plant to consume low-cost ethane imported from...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/EPCA-2014-Versalis-confirms-conversion-of-Dunkirk-cracker-to-consume-US-ethane_64280.html
October 10, 2014
Bashkhirian Soda (BashKhim; Sterlitamak, Russia) plans to more than double polyvinyl chloride (PVC) capacity at its Sterlitamak manufacturing complex, according to director general...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Russian-firm-BashKhim-plans-to-more-than-double-PVC-capacity_64447.html
October 10, 2014
German chemical industry association VCI (Frankfurt) has criticized the call for a day of action in protest against the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), currently...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/VCI-calls-for-opponents-to-free-trade-agreements-to-play-a-constructive-role_64458.html
October 10, 2014
Matrìca, the 50-50 joint venture between Versalis and Novamont, today hosted the International Open Day at Porto Torres, Italy, which provided a chance for the European...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Matrica-green-chemistry-venture-holds-open-day-new-units-to-be-added-soon_64440.html
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