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July 22, 2014
Israeli plant genomics firm Evogene (Rehovot) and biopesticide maker Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI; Davis, CA) announced today that they have signed a multiyear, collaborative agreement...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Evogene-and-Marrone-Bio-collaborate-on-biopesticides_62638.html
July 22, 2014
DuPont reports net income of $1.1 billion, up 0.4% year-on-year (YOY). Consolidated net sales were $9.7 billion, down 1% YOY. Reported operating earnings were $1.17/share, in line with DuPont’s 26 June earnings warning and down 9% YOY. DuPont has also announced a 4.0% dividend increase....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/DuPont-posts-flat-earnings_62637.html
July 22, 2014
Output of chemicals increased 1.8% in the European Union during the first five months of 2014 compared with the corresponding period of last year, Cefic says. However, chemicals output...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/EU-production-of-chemicals-increased-in-first-five-months-but-output-slipped-in-May_62634.html
July 22, 2014
Kemira today reported its second-quarter results, with net profit down to €1.8 million ($2.4 million) from €3.7 million in the year-earlier quarter. Revenues decreased 9%, to...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Kemira-reports-lower-profits-and-revenues-looking-for-acquisitions_62633.html
July 22, 2014
Wacker Chemie said today that it has upgraded its annual Ebitda projection. Ebitda for 2014 is now projected to be at least one-third higher than last year’s €678.7 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Wacker-upgrades-annual-earnings-forecast-on-restructured-polysilicon-contracts_62631.html
July 22, 2014
Tesoro (San Antonio) says it plans to produce petrochemical feedstock in its US west coast refining system. The company intends to gather intermediate feedstock, primarily reformate...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Tesoro-to-produce-xylene-on-US-West-Coast-for-export-to-Asia_62629.html
July 22, 2014
Croda today reported lower second-quarter sales and earnings on weak consumer demand in Europe. Sales were down 5.8%, to £263.4 million ($449.6 million), while adjusted operating...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Crodas-sales-and-earnings-down-unlikely-to-match-last-years-pretax-profit_62628.html
July 22, 2014
ZeoGas (Houston), a developer of natural gas-to-gasoline projects, has entered into a license agreement to use ExxonMobil's research and engineering subsidiary’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/ZeoGas-to-use-ExxonMobil-methanol-to-gasoline-technology-in-US-Gulf-Coast-project_62627.html
July 22, 2014
CB&I and Clariant announced today that their previously announced Ziegler-Natta (ZN) polypropylene (PP) catalyst production plant in Louisville, KY is on schedule to begin...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/CB-and-I-and-Clariant-to-commission-PP-catalyst-plant-at-Louisville-next-year_62626.html
July 22, 2014
The Saudi fertilizer industry leads regional production and is set to usher in a period of strong growth and diversification, according to Abdulwahab Al Sadoun, secretary-general of...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Saudi-Arabian-fertilizer-industry-set-for-growth-and-diversification_62630.html
July 21, 2014
Sabic today reported second-quarter net profit increased 7%, to 6.46 billion Saudi riyals ($1.72 billion), with operating profit rising 1%, to SR10.07 billion. Sales were up 7% to...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Sabic-reports-higher-sales-and-profit-says-US-shale-unlikely-to-make-impact-for-some-time_62602.html
July 21, 2014
Qatar Chemical and Petrochemical Marketing and Distribution Co. (Muntajat; Doha) has signed a two-year contract with Qatar Navigation (Milaha; Doha) for the time charter of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Muntajat-signs-agreement-with-Qatari-shipping-firm-to-export-ammonia_62601.html
July 21, 2014
Reliance Industries’ consolidated net profit in the first quarter of fiscal 2015 rose 13.7%, to 59.6 billion Indian rupees ($1.00 billion), compared with the year-earlier period...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Reliance-reports-higher-sales-and-earnings-polyesters-impact-petchems-margin_62600.html
July 21, 2014
Air Liquide announced today that it has signed an agreement with Natgasoline (Beaumont, TX), a wholly owned subsidiary of OCI (Sittard, Netherlands), to supply oxygen for...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Air-Liquide-to-provide-ASU-to-planned-OCI-methanol-plant_62612.html
July 21, 2014
Westlake Chemical Partners (Houston) announced on 21 July the start of its initial public offering of 11.25 million common units, which are to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange as WLKP. The company, a master limited partnership established to operate the ethylene production facilities of Westlake Chemical (Westlake; Houston), aims to be priced at $19–21/unit, about $225 million in total....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Westlake-launches-$225-million-IPO-of-ethylene-MLP_62611.html
July 21, 2014
American Vanguard announced on Friday that lower-than-normal purchasing of corn inputs and reduced production levels at the company's manufacturing facilities will affect its...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/American-Vanguard-warns-on-second-quarter-earnings_62610.html
July 21, 2014
Evonik Industries and AkzoNobel say they have entered into negotiations to build a membrane cell electrolysis production facility at AkzoNobel’s Ibbenbüren, Germany, site...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/AkzoNobel-and-Evonik-join-forces-in-membrane-cell-chlor-alkali-project-in-Germany_62608.html
July 21, 2014
Evonik Industries has confirmed plans to build a previously announced plant to produce precipitated silicas at Americana, Brazil, near São Paulo. Evonik says it is investing...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Evonik-confirms-plans-for-precipitated-silicas-plant-in-Brazil_62606.html
July 21, 2014
Maire Tecnimont (Rome) today announced it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Fatima Group, a fertilizer player based in Pakistan; and Midwest Fertilizer Corp...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Maire-Tecnimont-signs-MOU-to-build-large-fertilizer-complex-in-the-US_62605.html
July 21, 2014
Investment banking group Goldman Sachs has become a partner in Turkey’s largest integrated port, operated by Petkim, the country’s leading petrochemicals producer. The deal...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Petkim-sells-stake-in-Petlim-Port-in-Turkey-to-Goldman-Sachs_62604.html
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