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May 22, 2015
China National Chemical Corp. (ChemChina) has ruled itself out as a potential buyer of assets that Monsanto and/or Syngenta would be obliged to divest should a  deal between the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/ChemChina-rules-itself-out-as-potential-buyer-for-Syngenta-Monsanto-assets_70629.html
May 22, 2015
PotashCorp’s CEO Jochen Tilk on Thursday said that the company will continue to review whether to retain its  shareholdings in fellow potash producers, SQM (Santiago, Chile)...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/PotashCorp-reviewing-shareholdings-in-SQM-and-ICL_70628.html
May 22, 2015
Linde said on Friday that as part of its commitment to finding solutions for the recycling of carbon dioxide (CO2), it has extended its participation in the international research...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Linde-signs-up-to-second-phase-of-international-CO2-research-project_70627.html
May 22, 2015
Toray Industries says that its wholly owned subsidiary Toray Advanced Materials Korea (TAK; Seoul) has launched another tender offer to acquire the remaining shares in Toray Chemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Toray-to-acquire-remaining-shares-in-former-Woongjin-Chemical-for-$112-million_70622.html
May 21, 2015
BASF declared force majeure on the supply of ethylene oxide (EO) in Europe yesterday and until further notice, the company confirmed to CW. BASF has also been forced to declare force...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/BASF-declares-force-majeure-on-EO-MEG-in-Europe_70523.html
May 21, 2015
Japan’s production of benzene, toluene, and xylenes fell in April by 10%, 4%, and 2%, respectively, from March, the Japan Petrochemical Industry Association (JPCA) announced...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Japans-April-production-of-aromatics-falls-from-March_70550.html
May 21, 2015
Wacker on Thursday opened a new service laboratory in Moscow. The facility was opened by executive board member Auguste Willems and Christian Hartel, head of Wacker silicones in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Wacker-opens-silicones-service-laboratory-in-Moscow_70555.html
May 21, 2015
Monsanto confirmed on Wednesday that it is working toward acquiring Syngenta, and its plans includes divesting all of Syngenta’s seeds and traits business, which had sales...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Monsanto-confirms-plans-to-divest-Syngentas-seeds-business-to-gain-takeover-approval_70554.html
May 21, 2015
Borealis says that it has reached a preliminary agreement with Agrifos Partners (Miami Beach, FL), a project development company, to jointly develop a world-scale ammonia project...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Borealis-and-Agrifos-to-form-JV-for-ammonia-production-project-in-US_70552.html
May 21, 2015
DSM and NHU (Zhejiang, China) have formed a joint venture for market development and manufacturing of high performance plastic compounds based on polyphenylene sulfide (PPS). The...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/DSM-forms-PPS-compounding-joint-venture-with-Chinese-firm_70549.html
May 20, 2015
DSM and Ascend Performance Materials said today that they have formed a worldwide alliance for the supply of compounds based on nylon-6,6. Under the agreement, Ascend becomes the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/DSM-Ascend-form-alliance-for-supply-of-nylon-66-compounds_70511.html
May 20, 2015
American GTL Energy Holdings (Pittsburgh, PA) said on Wednesday that it had completed a front-end loading (FEL) 2 level study into the feasibility of building a 20,000-bbl/day...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/American-GTL-advances-shale-gas-to-liquids-project-shortlists-site_70529.html
May 20, 2015
Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) is seeking to focus on more profitable areas such as crude oil exploration and production (E&P) activities and the company does not exclude the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Report-Pemex-mulls-sale-of-refining-petrochemical-assets_70528.html
May 20, 2015
EuroChem Group (Zug, Switzerland), a leading global fertilizer producer, on Wednesday reported consolidated revenues for the first three months of 2015 of $1.24 billion, 13% down on...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/EuroChems-first-quarter-profits-rise-lower-fertilizer-prices-hurt-sales_70521.html
May 20, 2015
Perstorp's state-of-the-art oxo alcohols plant at Stenungsund, Sweden. Perstorp has officially opened the Valerox plant, a new state-of-the-art oxo-alcohols production unit at...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Perstorp-inaugurates-major-oxo-alcohol-plant-in-Sweden_70518.html
May 20, 2015
Jacobs Engineering says it has been awarded a contract by Bristol-Myers Squibb to provide construction management services for a new large-scale biologics manufacturing facility...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Jacobs-awarded-additional-contract-by-Bristol-Myers-Squibb-for-biologics-plant-in-Ireland_70514.html
May 20, 2015
Daelim Industrial (Seoul) and Daewoo Engineering & Construction (Seoul) announced on Wednesday that they have won a 3.5 trillion South Korean won ($3.2 billion) order to build a...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Daelim-and-Daewoo-win-major-petrochemicals-plant-order-from-S-Oil_70513.html
May 20, 2015
OCI (Amsterdam), a global producer of fertilizers and methanol, in its trading update on Wednesday said that first quarter 2015 revenue was lower than in the same period last year...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/OCI-reports-lower-sales-and-production-volumes-due-to-plant-upgrades-gas-shortages_70512.html
May 20, 2015
Flavors and fine ingredients firm Frutarom (Herzliya, Israel) on Wednesday reported a substantial rise in first-quarter sales and earnings, following a spree of acquisitions, including...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Frutarom-reports-record-first-quarter-results-confirms-targets_70510.html
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