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October 14, 2014
Badlands NGL, a private equity firm, plans to build a $4-billion, 1.5-million m.t./year polyethylene complex in North Dakota....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Private-equity-firm-plans-world-scale-North-Dakota-polyethylene-complex_64488.html
October 13, 2014
Reliance Industries says net profits for its second quarter, ended 30 September, increased 1.7% compared with the same period of the previous year, to about 59.7 billion Indian rupees...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Reliance-Industries-profits-slightly-increase_64473.html
October 13, 2014
An integrated energy market across the European Union could bring net economic benefits between €16 billion and €40 billion ($20 billion–$50 billion) each year, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Single-EU-energy-market-could-bring-benefits-worth-$20-50-billion_64475.html
October 13, 2014
PPG Industries (PPG) says Mexico's competition commission is extending the deadline for its review of PPG's proposed s $2.3-billion acquisition of Consorcio Comex, S.A. de C.V...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Mexico-antitrust-commission-extends-review-of-PPGs-proposed-acquisition-of-Comex_64477.html
October 13, 2014
Targa Resources (Houston) has agreed to acquire midstream firm Atlas Pipeline Partners and Atlas Energy for $7.7 billion. The deal, which is expected to close in the first quarter of 2015, will substantially expand Targa’s capacity to produce and deliver natural gas liquids (NGLs), the feedstock that has transformed the fortunes of US ethylene producers....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Targa-to-buy-Atlas-Pipeline-for-$7-7-billion_64476.html
October 13, 2014
A wholly owned subsidiary of Qatar Chemical and Petrochemical Marketing and Distribution Co. (Muntajat; Doha) headquartered at The Hague has announced 10 new marketing offices...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Muntajat-subsidiary-opens-10-new-marketing-offices_64469.html
October 13, 2014
Castleton Commodities International (CCI; Stamford, CT), a global commodities merchant formerly known as Louis Dreyfus Highbridge Energy, said on Friday that it will invest $1.2...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Castleton-Commodities-to-build-methanol-plant-in-Louisiana_64468.html
October 13, 2014
An Ineos upstream subsidiary has agreed to acquire an 80% interest in a petroleum exploration and development license in the Midland Valley, Scotland, UK, from Reach Coal Seam Gas Ltd...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Ineos-acquires-majority-interest-in-second-UK-shale-gas-license_64471.html
October 10, 2014
Methanol Holdings Trinidad Ltd. (MHTL), one of the largest global methanol players, is now 100% owned by Consolidated Energy Ltd (CEL), a Trinidad holding company that combines the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Methanol-Holding-Trinidad-has-new-ownership-structure_64455.html
October 10, 2014
Automaker Daimler and Linde will team up with oil and gas companies Total and OMV (Vienna), fuel retailer Avia (Zürich), and logistics company Hoyer (Hamburg) this year to...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Linde-Daimler-to-build-more-hydrogen-fueling-stations-in-Germany_64452.html
October 10, 2014
The emerging energy framework driven by shale oil and gas in North America is changing the competitive dynamics of the worldwide petrochemical industry, leaving regions such as Europe...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/EPCA-2014-Europe-may-adapt-to-increased-petchem-imports-from-US_64274.html
October 10, 2014
Worldwide demand growth for key petrochemical building blocks is expected to be healthy in the coming years, says Mark Eramo, v.p./chemical industry insights at IHS Chemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/EPCA-2014-Healthy-outlook-for-petchem-demand-growth-and-industry-profitability_64273.html
October 10, 2014
The huge buildup of shale-based petrochemical capacity in the United States later this decade will trigger substantial exports of cost-advantaged ethylene derivatives to Europe and...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/EPCA-2014-How-Europes-petchem-industry-can-stay-competitive_64287.html
October 10, 2014
The 48th European Petrochemical Association (EPCA) annual meeting, taking place in Vienna, has attracted a record number of delegates. EPCA president and Ineos group director Tom...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/EPCA-breaks-attendance-record-Europe-at-a-crossroads_64283.html
October 10, 2014
Versalis (Milan) has confirmed plans to enhance the feedstock flexibility of the company's Dunkirk, France, steam cracker to enable the plant to consume low-cost ethane imported from...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/EPCA-2014-Versalis-confirms-conversion-of-Dunkirk-cracker-to-consume-US-ethane_64280.html
October 10, 2014
Bashkhirian Soda (BashKhim; Sterlitamak, Russia) plans to more than double polyvinyl chloride (PVC) capacity at its Sterlitamak manufacturing complex, according to director general...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Russian-firm-BashKhim-plans-to-more-than-double-PVC-capacity_64447.html
October 10, 2014
German chemical industry association VCI (Frankfurt) has criticized the call for a day of action in protest against the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), currently...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/VCI-calls-for-opponents-to-free-trade-agreements-to-play-a-constructive-role_64458.html
October 10, 2014
Matrìca, the 50-50 joint venture between Versalis and Novamont, today hosted the International Open Day at Porto Torres, Italy, which provided a chance for the European...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Matrica-green-chemistry-venture-holds-open-day-new-units-to-be-added-soon_64440.html
October 10, 2014
Active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) manufacturer Shasun Pharmaceuticals (Chennai, India) says there is strong growth across its businesses and that the company is investing to...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/CPhI-Shasun-expanding-API-capacity-in-India-will-build-capacity-in-US-after-merging-with-Strides-Arcolab_64437.html
October 10, 2014
The European Commission said on Thursday that it, along with its counterparts from the relevant national competition authorities, carried out unannounced inspections at the premises of...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/EU-officials-in-dawn-raid-on-ethanol-groups_64436.html
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