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December 18, 2013
The European Commission has released a set of measures aimed at addressing air quality in Europe, the culmination of a major review of air policy started in 2011. The package adopted...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Europe-releases-new-clean-air-package_57476.html
December 18, 2013
The European Commission has opened an investigation into Germany's renewable energy law (EEG), chemical trade association VCI (Frankfurt) says. Germany's energy-intensive...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/VCI-says-financial-relief-for-energy-intensive-industries-is-critical-and-appropriate-update_57419.html
December 17, 2013
Sasol announced today that it has reached an agreement to sell its German solvents manufacturing plants and the associated European solvents business to Ineos. The international...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Sasol-to-sell-its-European-solvents-business-and-two-German-sites-to-Ineos_57449.html
December 17, 2013
Solvay Aroma Performance, a subsidiary of Solvay, has doubled its production capacity for specialty fluoroaliphatic derivatives at Salindres, France, the company announced today...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Solvay-completes-expansion-of-fluorinated-derivatives-in-France-China_57446.html
December 17, 2013
The European Commission has launched the public Sustainable Process Industry through Resource and Energy Efficiency (Spire) public-private partnership (PPP) with the signing of a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/EU-launches-public-private-partnership-including-Cefic-for-sustainable-process-industry_57447.html
December 17, 2013
Private equity firm OpenGate Capital (Los Angeles) says it  has signed an exclusivity agreement to acquire Benvic, a polyvinyl chloride (PVC) compounder, from Solvay. Benvic has...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Private-equity-firm-signs-agreement-to-buy-Europe-PVC-compounder-from-Solvay_57442.html
December 17, 2013
The board of management of Lenzing and the Works Council have agreed a comprehensive package of social measures designed to cushion the effects of the recently announced cost reduction...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Lenzing-outlines-cost-saving-measures-and-job-cuts_57441.html
December 17, 2013
Fertilizer producer Uralchem (Moscow) said on Monday that it has secured a seven-year $4.5- billion loan from VTB Capital. Uralchem and its Kirovo-Chepetsk plant are the borrowers...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Uralchem-secures-loan-to-pay-for-stake-in-potash-producer-Uralkali_57440.html
December 17, 2013
Air Liquide says it has launched i-Lab, a laboratory for new ideas, to help accelerate the pace of innovation and to explore new markets. The i-Lab, which is located at Paris, aims to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/france/Air-Liquide-launches-i-Lab-at-Paris_57437.html
December 16, 2013
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says that it has added seven new substances of very high concern (SVHC) to the candidate list for authorization, under the European...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/ECHA-adds-seven-SVHCs-to-candidate-list-for-authorization_57423.html
December 16, 2013
The Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research (TNO; Delft) and AV Topchiev Institute for Petrochemical Synthesis (TIPS; Moscow) have signed a letter of intent to create...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Two-research-institutes-partner-to-market-new-XTL-process-technology_57416.html
December 13, 2013
EU energy ministers, meeting in Brussels, have failed to agree to a compromise on a European Commission proposal to restrict the use of first-generation biofuels, according to a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/EU-energy-ministers-fail-to-agree-on-limit-to-use-of-first-generation-biofuels_57391.html
December 13, 2013
The European Union's research and innovation program, Horizon 2020, was launched this week by Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, European commissioner for research, innovation, and science...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Chemical-industry-welcomes-launch-of-EUs-$110-billion-Horizon-2020-research-and-innovation-program_57396.html
December 13, 2013
Simadan Holding (Amsterdam) will invest €65 million ($89.5 million) to build a second-generation biodiesel plant at Amsterdam, the company announced today. The waste-to-fuel plant...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Dutch-company-to-invest-&euro65-million-for-second-generation-biodiesel-project_57394.html
December 13, 2013
The administrators of debt-ridden petrochemical producer Oltchim (Ramnicu Valcea, Romania) have opened the bidding process for the company to interested parties, Oltchim announced on...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/hungary/Bidding-opens-for-Oltchim-assets-decision-expected-in-February_57385.html
December 13, 2013
Wintershall (Kassel, Germany), the upstream oil and gas subsidiary of BASF, is optimizing its portfolio by divesting its share in selected assets on the UK continental shelf,  to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/BASF-exploration-and-production-subsidiary-sells-North-Sea-assets-to-Hungarys-MOL_57387.html
December 13, 2013
The European Investment Bank (EIB; Luxembourg) is to lend €65 million ($89.5 million) to support R&D projects in production technology for second-generation biofuel at...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/Biochemtex-receives-$90-million-loan-for-R-and-D-on-second-generation-bioethanol_57386.html
December 13, 2013
German chemical trade association VCI (Frankfurt) says it is "cautiously optimistic" for the start of 2014, and expects an increase in chemical production of 2% in the coming...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/VCI-cautiously-optimistic-for-German-chemical-industry-in-2014-expects-production-rise-of-2-percent_57310.html
December 13, 2013
Belarus plans to export 6.6. million m.t. of potash fertilizers during 2014, Andrei Kharkovets, minister of finance said on 12 December in a session at the country's House of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/eastern_europe/russia/Report-Belarus-to-export-6-6-million-m-t-of-potash-fertilizers-next-year_57313.html
December 12, 2013
Two bids have been confirmed for the possible acquisition of debt-ridden polyvinyl chloride (PVC) manufacturer Kem One (Lyon, France), the company announced today. The Commercial Court...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/western_europe/French-court-grants-one-week-extension-on-Kem-One-takeover-case-two-bids-confirmed_57315.html
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