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November 12, 2014
AkzoNobel is working with Enerkem (Montreal) to explore the use of waste streams as a feedstock for producing chemical and to develop waste-to-chemicals facilities. AkzoNobel says it...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/AkzoNobel-and-Dutch-partners-work-with-Enerkem-to-explore-waste-to-chemicals-production_65309.html
November 12, 2014
Enterprise Products Partners and Oiltanking Partners have concluded the agreement that will merge the two companies, under a $6-billion deal announced on 1 October. Each share in Oiltanking will be exchanged for 1.3 shares in Enterprise, a 10.4% premium based on closing prices on 10 November, says Enterprise. Enterprise expects the merger to be completed in early 2015....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Enterprise-Oiltanking-reach-merger-agreement_65320.html
November 12, 2014
Adama Agricultural Solutions, the leading off-patent crop protection company, has announced the commencement of marketing of its initial public offering of shares, which are expected...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Adama-proceeds-with-plans-to-list-on-New-York-Stock-Exchange_65308.html
November 12, 2014
Petronas (Kuala Lumpur) has reached an agreement with an Asia subsidiary of Phillips 66 to acquire a 47% interest in Malaysian Refining Co. (MRC), which will result in Petronas owning...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Petronas-buys-Phillips-66-out-of-Melaka-refinery-for-$635-million_65307.html
November 12, 2014
The US FDA issued a warning letter on 15 October to the active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) manufacturing facility of Cadila Pharmaceuticals (Ahmedabad, India), which is located at...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/FDA-issues-warning-letter-to-Cadilas-API-plant-in-India_65305.html
November 12, 2014
Dow has also announced an agreement to sell Angus Chemical, a producer of nitroalkane-based specialty chemicals, to private equity firm Golden Gate Capital for $1.2 billion....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Dow-to-cut-stake-in-Kuwait-petchem-JVs_65329.html
November 12, 2014
Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) today officially opened the sweetener-manufacturing portion of its integrated food manufacturing complex at the port of Tianjin, China. When complete next...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/ADM-opens-sweetener-manufacturing-facility-in-China_65321.html
November 12, 2014
Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL; Tel Aviv) says its net profits for the third quarter of 2014 more than doubled compared with the year-ago quarter, to $180 million. Third-quarter sales...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/ICL-reports-huge-rise-in-third-quarter-profits_65304.html
November 12, 2014
Indorama Ventures (Bangkok), a major producer of polyester, plans to further back integrate to ethylene production and is in discussions with partners to build a greenfield ethylene...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Indorama-plans-shale-cracker-JV-in-the-US-another-MEG-plant_65314.html
November 12, 2014
Bayer MaterialScience has appointed Klaus Schäfer head of industrial operations and technology. Schäfer, who assumes the new role on 1 January 2015, will also become a member...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Bayer-MaterialScience-appoints-new-board-member_65316.html
November 11, 2014
OCI Partners (Nederland, TX) reports third-quarter income of $19 million, down 21% year-over-year (YOY) from $24 million. Sales totaled $90 million, down 6% YOY from $96 million. The company cites lower ammonia production and lower methanol prices....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/OCI-Partners-earnings-down-21-percent-YOY-on-volume-costs_65301.html
November 11, 2014
BASF and Anhui Huaheng Biotechnology (Hefei, China) have signed a letter of intent to do a feasibility study for jointly building and operating a new L-alanine production plant at...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/BASF-and-Anhui-Huaheng-mull-L-alanine-production-joint-venture-in-China_65284.html
November 11, 2014
Atul, a major base chemicals and derivatives producer in western India, is converting its mercury cell chlor-alkali plant to membrane technology. The company has awarded ThyssenKrupp...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Atul-builds-membrane-cell-chlorine-plant-in-India_65287.html
November 11, 2014
The Israeli cabinet has approved the country's Sheshinski Committee II's recommendations on fiscal and tax policies for Israel's natural resources, the country's ministry of finance...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Israeli-cabinet-approves-recommendations-for-higher-taxes-on-companies-exploiting-natural-resources_65286.html
November 11, 2014
Solvay says it has opened a new facility at Bad Wimpfen, Germany, to produce the synthetic building block 4-ethoxy-1,1,1-trifluoro-3-butene-2-one (ETFBO). Large active ingredient...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Solvay-opens-ETFBO-plant-in-Germany_65280.html
November 11, 2014
Ballooning trade deficits and how Latin American can emulate North America’s investment boon with its own shale gas resources dominated discussion at the 34th annual meeting of...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/APLA-2014-Capturing-new-feedstock-and-demand-opportunities_65285.html
November 11, 2014
CB&I announced today that it has been awarded a contract valued in excess of $40 million by Coffeyville Resources Refining & Marketing. The project scope includes the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/CB-and-I-awarded-hydrogen-plant-contract-in-Kansas_65289.html
November 10, 2014
ACC president Cal Dooley says the midterm elections provide a more favorable policy environment for US chemical makers to carry out US growth and investment plans....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/ACC-expresses-optimism-on-post-election-TSCA-trade-prospects_65264.html
November 10, 2014
Dow Chemical says it will appeal a polyurethanes price-fixing class-action judgment to the US Supreme Court. In September, the US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit affirmed a jury verdict awarding the plaintiffs $1.06 billion. Dow asked the court to rehear the case, but on 7 November, the court turned the company down....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Dow-to-appeal-polyurethanes-decision-to-US-Supreme-Court_65261.html
November 10, 2014
Chevron Phillips Chemical (CPChem; The Woodlands, TX) says it has begun the process of restarting the ethylene plant at its Port Arthur, TX, facility. The company expects the plant to be running at full capacity by the end of the year....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/CPChem-restarts-Port-Arthur-TX-ethylene-plant_65276.html
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