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December 19, 2014
Ineos Technologies has licensed its Innovene polypropylene (PP) process for manufacturing PP homopolymers and random and impact copolymers to the Full-Tech (Changzhou) Chemistry &...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Ineos-licenses-polypropylene-technology-to-China_66368.html
December 19, 2014
BASF and Gazprom (Moscow) have abandoned plans for an energy asset swap that had been due for completion at the end of this year. Wintershall (Kassel, Germany), a BASF...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/BASF-Gazprom-abandon-energy-asset-swap_66323.html
December 19, 2014
DuPont today filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC; Washington) to launch a spinoff of its mostly-commodity performance chemicals business, over a year after the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/DuPont-files-for-performance-chemicals-spinoff_66339.html
December 19, 2014
Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL; Tel Aviv) says that its performance products business segment has agreed to sell its Rhenoflex business unit based at Ludwigshafen and in China to Findos...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/ICL-to-divest-shoe-reinforcement-materials-business_66367.html
December 19, 2014
Petronas, Dialog Group (Petaling Jaya, Malaysia), and Vopak have decided to develop and operate a tank terminal at Pengerang, Malaysia, that will serve Petronas's previously announced...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Vopak-Petronas-Dialog-to-partner-in-tank-storage-terminal-for-Rapid-complex-in-Malaysia_66363.html
December 19, 2014
Shareholders of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) on Thursday approved by an overwhelming majoring a planned deal with Novartis, which sets the two pharma groups to trade more than $20.0 billion...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/GSK-shareholders-approve-$20-billion-asset-deal-with-Novartis_66362.html
December 19, 2014
Bayer HealthCare and Cardinal Health (Dublin, OH) have signed a 15-year agreement for the contract manufacturing of Bayer’s Xofigo (radium Ra 223 dichloride) drug. As part of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Bayer-to-outsource-production-of-major-drug-to-Cardinal-Health_66360.html
December 19, 2014
LyondellBasell Industries says that Petronas has selected the LyondellBasell Spherizone and Spheripol polypropylene (PP) process technologies. The technologies will be used for a...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Petronas-selects-LyondellBasell-Spherizone-and-Spheripol-PP-technology-for-Rapid-project_66359.html
December 19, 2014
G2X Energy (Houston) and Methanol Holdings (Trinidad) Ltd. (MHTL) announced on Thursday that MHTL intends to partner with G2X Energy to construct a previously announced, world-scale...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Methanol-Holdings-Trinidad-to-become-partner-in-Louisiana-project_66358.html
December 19, 2014
Yousef Al Benyan  Sabic, the Mideast’s largest chemicals player and one of the global leading producers, has appointed Yousef Al Benyan as its new CFO, CW has learned...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Sabic-appoints-chemicals-executive-to-CFO_66357.html
December 19, 2014
Clariant says that it has signed an agreement to divest its water treatment business operating in Argentina, Brazil, and Colombia to Ecolab. Financial details of the deal have not been...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Ecolab-to-acquire-Clariants-water-treatment-business-in-Latin-America_66355.html
December 19, 2014
UOP, a Honeywell subsidiary, says its C3 Oleflex process technology plant owned by Sibur (Moscow) has reached full capacity utilization. The facility, based at Tobolsk, Russia, will...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Siburs-propane-dehydrogenation-plant-reaches-full-capacity_66233.html
December 18, 2014
BioNitrogen Holdings Corp. (West Palm Beach, FL), a cleantech company with technology that converts biomass into urea fertilizer, says it has signed an agreement with Saipem for the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/BioNitrogen-partners-with-Saipem-for-biomass-to-urea-EPC-services_66322.html
December 18, 2014
BASF and Shell have reached agreement for BASF to sell its 50% share in their propylene oxide-styrene monomer (POSM) joint venture, Ellba Eastern (Singapore) to Shell, making it a...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/BASF-quits-Ellba-Eastern-POSM-joint-venture-with-Shell_66284.html
December 18, 2014

Chevron Phillips Chemical (CPChem; The Woodlands, TX) plans to build a polyethylene (PE) pilot plant at its research and development facility in Bartlesville, OK. CPChem expects to begin construction in 2015.

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http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/CPChem-to-build-PE-pilot-plant-at-Bartlesville-OK_66295.html
December 18, 2014
LyondellBasell has appointed executive v.p. Bhavesh Patel as its next CEO, effective 12 January 2015. Patel succeeds James Gallogly, who announced plans to retire in September....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/LyondellBasell-names-Patel-as-next-CEO_66293.html
December 18, 2014
ExxonMobil Chemical France, an ExxonMobil subsidiary, has confirmed that it plans to close the regular butyl rubber unit at the company's Notre Dame de Gravenchon, France complex. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/ExxonMobil-Chemical-to-close-butyl-rubber-unit-in-France_66289.html
December 18, 2014
Uralkali (Berezniki, Russia), one of the largest potash producers, today announced its third-quarter results with revenues up 5% on the year-earlier quarter at $896 million. Production...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Uralkali-reports-strong-results-expects-record-potash-deliveries-this-year_66292.html
December 18, 2014
SCG Chemicals, the chemical subsidiary of Siam Cement Group (SCG; Bangkok) has acquired a 51% stake in plastics institute Norner (Stathelle, Norway) from the current Norwegian owners...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/SCG-Chemicals-acquires-plastics-institute-in-Norway_66291.html
December 18, 2014
Toray Industries and its wholly owned subsidiary Toray Advanced Materials Korea (TAK; Seoul) will expand high-performance polypropylene (PP) spunbond production capacity at the Toray...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Toray-to-expand-polypropylene-spunbond-capacity-in-Indonesia_66281.html
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