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February 12, 2016
The petrochemicals business of Indian Oil Corp. (New Delhi) reports a 24.3% fall in sales in the fiscal third quarter, ended 31 December 2015, compared with the year-ago quarter, to...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Indian-Oils-petrochemicals-business-reports-lower-sales_77158.html
February 12, 2016
DIC (Tokyo) has announced its financial results for the fiscal year ended 31 December 2015. DIC decided in 2013 to change its fiscal year-end from 31 March to 31 December. DIC reports...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/DIC-reports-higher-earnings_77156.html
February 11, 2016
Mosaic reports net income for the fourth quarter of $155 million, down 57% year-over-year (YOY) from $361 million. Sales totaled $2.2 billion, down 8.3% YOY. Earnings per share of 44 cts fell short of the consensus analysts’ estimate of 47 cts, as compiled by Thomson Reuters (New York). Operating earnings declined 44% YOY to $204 million, the result of lower potash and phosphate prices and volumes and lower potash production, says the company....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Mosaic-net-income-down-57-percent-YOY-on-volume-and-price_77097.html
February 11, 2016
W.R. Grace reports fourth-quarter net income of $20.5 million, up 34.0% year-on-year (YOY). Adjusted earnings of $1.40/share were up 2.2% YOY and beat the analysts’ consensus...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Grace-beats-estimates_77096.html
February 11, 2016
Huntsman reports net income for the fourth quarter of $4 million, up from a loss of $38 million in the year-ago period. Sales fell 21% year-over-year (YOY) to $2.332 billion on lower prices and volumes. Adjusted earnings increased 55% YOY to 51 cts/share, beating the average analysts’ estimate of 21 cts/share as compiled by Thomson Reuters (New York)....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Huntsman-swings-to-$4-million-profit-for-fourth-quarter-beats-estimates_77095.html
February 11, 2016
Total has announced an increase in fourth-quarter earnings at its refining and chemicals business, and says that the restructuring of the company's refining business in Europe will be...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Total-posts-higher-refining-chemicals-income-refinery-restructuring-ahead-of-schedule_77091.html
February 11, 2016
Shandong Haihua Group ((Weifang, China) shut down its 2.85-million m.t./year soda ash plant at Weifang on 29 January due to facility issues and the company is planning to resume full...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Waste-water-issues-force-shutdown-of-major-soda-ash-plant-in-China_77090.html
February 11, 2016
Inovyn, the Ineos-Solvay chlorvinyls joint venture has placed orders for additional major plant items for its previously announced large scale potassium hydroxide (KOH) production...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Inovyn-to-award-Antwerp-chlor-alkali-contract-this-quarter_77085.html
February 11, 2016
Yara International (Oslo), a leading global fertilizer producer, on Thursday reported slightly weaker-than-expected fourth-quarter results compared with a year earlier, with Ebitda...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Yara-reports-weaker-fourth-quarter-on-lower-margins-and-deliveries_77084.html
February 11, 2016
AkzoNobel, the leading global producer of paints and coatings, said on Thursday it is in discussions with BASF to acquire BASF’s industrial coatings business. “The...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/AkzoNobel-in-talks-to-acquire-BASFs-industrial-coatings-business_77083.html
February 11, 2016
Lanxess and Saudi Aramco say that all relevant antitrust authorities have cleared their previously announced synthetic rubber joint venture, and the jv will be launched on 1 April...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Lanxess-Saudi-Aramco-synthetic-rubber-JV-to-be-launched-on-1-April-under-the-name-Arlanxeo_77081.html
February 10, 2016
FMC today reported a fourth-quarter net loss of $204 million, compared with a profit of $77 million in the year-ago quarter, mostly due to restructuring charges. Revenues fell 1%...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/FMC-beats-estimates-as-cost-cuts-offset-ag-weakness_77080.html
February 10, 2016
AkzoNobel has achieved its full-year 2015 profitability targets following a restructuring that began more than three years ago. However, the company’s fourth-quarter 2015...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/AkzoNobel-achieves-2015-targets-fourth-quarter-earnings-miss-estimates_77054.html
February 10, 2016
Evonik Industries plans to build a production line for special nylon-12 powders at its Marl, Germany, site. The investment will be in the mid double-digit million euro range, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Evonik-to-build-nylon-12-powder-line-at-Germany-site-increasing-capacity-50-percent_77050.html
February 10, 2016
Indo Rama Synthetics (India) (Gurgaon), a major local producer of polyester, on Wednesday announced a return to profit in the third quarter of fiscal 2016 ending 31 December 2015. Net...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Indo-Rama-Synthetics-India-swings-to-profit_77051.html
February 10, 2016
Victrex (Thornton Cleveleys, UK), the leading producer of poletheretherketone (PEEK) on Wednesday released its first quarter management statement, ahead of its annual general meeting...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Victrex-reports-soft-first-quarter-expects-stronger-second-half_77048.html
February 10, 2016
Technology group Axens (Rueil-Malmaison, France) on Wednesday announced that it has been selected by Hengli Petrochemical Co. to supply process technology for its petrochemical complex...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Axens-to-supply-first-crude-oil-to-para-xylene-complex-to-China_77047.html
February 10, 2016
The petrochemical business of Gail India (New Delhi), a natural gas company, reports a 41.5% decrease in sales in the fiscal third quarter, ended 31 December 2015, compared with the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Gails-petrochemical-business-reports-huge-fall-in-sales_77045.html
February 10, 2016
Monsanto has agreed to pay an $80-million civil penalty over charges that it violated accounting rules and misstated 2009-2011 earnings when it failed to properly account for millions...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Monsanto-to-pay-$80-million-to-settle-SEC-accounting-charges_77040.html
February 9, 2016
Celanese (Dallas) says its board of directors has taken steps to open up the nomination of directors and propose a transition to annual board elections, initiatives that will give shareholders greater influence over the company's governance....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Celanese-board-undertakes-governance-initiatives_77042.html
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