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October 31, 2014
US EPA today approved a Texas state program to issue greenhouse gas (GHG) permits, eliminating the need for companies to seek air permits from federal regulatory agencies in Texas. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/EPA-approves-Texas-GHG-permitting-program_65028.html
October 31, 2014
Ube Industries reports no net profits for its fiscal first half ended 30 September, compared with a net profit of ¥6.6 billion ($59 million) in the year-ago period. Sales in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Ube-records-fall-in-sales_65027.html
October 31, 2014
ExxonMobil posted third-quarter chemical earnings of $1.2 billion, up 17% from same year-ago quarter quarter on stronger commodity margins. Margins increased earnings by $210 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/ExxonMobil-Chemical-earnings-up-17-percent-on-flat-volume_65025.html
October 31, 2014
Chad Holliday, 66, former CEO of DuPont and former chairman of Bank of America, will become the first American chairman at Royal Dutch Shell, Shell said Thursday. Holliday, already a...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Former-DuPont-CEO-Holliday-to-become-first-American-chairman-of-Royal-Dutch-Shell_65011.html
October 31, 2014
Corbion (Gorinchem, Netherlands) said today that it will build a 75,000-m.t./year polylactic acid (PLA) plant in Thailand. With entry into this business, the company intends to bring...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Corbion-to-build-polylactic-acid-plant-in-Thailand-consolidates-operations-in-the-US_65019.html
October 31, 2014
Russia and Ukraine have agreed on a $4.6-billion package covering supplies of natural gas from Russia to Ukraine in winter 2014-15 and settling Ukraine's debts to Russia for past gas...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Russia-Ukraine-EU-agree-on-$4-6-billion-winter-gas-supply-deal_65017.html
October 31, 2014
Sumitomo Chemical reports an 81.4% rise in net profits for its fiscal first half, ended 30 September 2014, compared with the year-ago period, to ¥22.58 billion ($203 million)...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Sumitomo-Chemical-reports-huge-rise-in-profits_65018.html
October 31, 2014
Cirrus Pharmaceuticals (Research Triangle Park; NC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Kemwell (Bangalore), which is a 100% services oriented company providing pharmaceutical contract...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Cirrus-Pharmaceuticals-invests-in-cGMP-plant-in-North-Carolina_65016.html
October 31, 2014
Europe's November ethylene contract price settled at €1,060/m.t. ($1,349) del northwest Europe (NWE), down €90/m.t. on October. The November propylene contract price also...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/November-olefin-contract-prices-settle-down-&euro90m-t-in-Europe_64959.html
October 31, 2014
TCI Sanmar Chemicals, part of Sanmar Group (Chennai, India), plans to expand its Port Said, Egypt based manufacturing complex, where it has already invested more than $1 billion. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/TCI-Sanmar-to-expand-PVC-complex-in-Egypt_65015.html
October 31, 2014
Tosoh reports a 2.8% decrease in net profits for the company's fiscal first half ended 30 September 2014 compared with the year-ago period, to ¥13.7 billion ($123 million)...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Tosoh-reports-fall-in-profits_65014.html
October 31, 2014
Specialty chemicals producer Elementis (London) in its interim management statement for the three months ended 30 September 2014 said it has demonstrated resilient performance in...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Elementis-reports-resilient-third-quarter-performance-in-challenging-conditions_65013.html
October 31, 2014
Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings, the parent of Mitsubishi Chemical, says its net profits increased by 21.7% in its fiscal first half, ended 30 September, compared with the year-ago...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Mitsubishi-Chemical-reports-rise-in-profits-sales_65012.html
October 31, 2014
Lonza, in its business update announcement for the third quarter, says that business performance in the specialty ingredients and the pharma and biotech segments remained on track. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Lonzas-business-performance-on-track-to-retain-wood-protection-business_65010.html
October 31, 2014
Sinopec’s chemicals segment reports an operating loss of 3.51 billion renminbi ($577 million) in the first nine months of 2014 compared with an operating loss of Rmb59 million in...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Sinopecs-chemicals-segment-nine-month-loss-widens_65009.html
October 30, 2014
ExxonMobil says it has broken ground on the previously announced halobutyl rubber and hydrogenated hydrocarbon resin production plants at the company’s petrochemical complex in...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/ExxonMobil-breaks-ground-on-halobutyl-rubber-and-hydrocarbon-resin-plants-in-Singapore_65008.html
October 30, 2014
Eastman Chemical’s third-quarter net earnings fell 31%, to $212 million, due to the one-time impact of restructuring changes, Operating earnings were $427 million, up 5.4% YOY on higher advanced materials and adhesives and plasticizers earnings. Eastman says it now expects full-year earnings to “approach $7/share,” toward the higher end of previous estimates....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Eastman-earnings-fall-on-one-time-charges-full-year-outlook-remains-strong_65007.html
October 30, 2014
Methanex (Vancouver, BC) reports third-quarter income of $52 million, down 40% year-over-year (YOY) from $87 million. Sales totaled $730 million, down 4% YOY from $758 million. Adjusted earnings of 69 cents/share beat the analysts’ consensus estimate of 64 cents/share compiled by Thomson Reuters....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Methanex-earnings-down-but-beat-estimates_64970.html
October 30, 2014
A July ethylene outage at the company’s Port Arthur, TX, facility took a large chunk out of Chevron Phillips Chemical’s (CPChem; The Woodlands, TX) third-quarter earnings. Phillips 66 reports that its chemical segment, a 50% equity interest in CPChem, turned in earnings of $230 million for the third quarter, a 29% year-over-year (YOY) decline from $324 million....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/CPChem-earnings-down-29-percent-on-Port-Arthur-outage_64958.html
October 30, 2014
The governor of Virginia Terry McAuliffe announced today that the Chinese company UniTao Pharmaceuticals has purchased the Boehringer Ingelheim plant at Petersburg and plans to invest...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Chinese-company-buys-Boehringer-Ingelheim-plant-in-Virginia_64975.html
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