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November 3, 2014
Saudi International Petrochemical Co. (Sipchem) said today that it intends to stop production at IMC, its methanol production joint venture with a consortium of Japanese companies...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Sipchem-takes-large-methanol-complex-off-line-for-maintenance_65045.html
November 3, 2014
The petrochemical business of Gail India (New Delhi), a natural gas company, reports a 13% rise in sales in the fiscal second quarter, ended 30 September, compared with the year-ago...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Gails-petrochemical-business-reports-rise-in-sales_65043.html
November 3, 2014
Lanxess has declined to comment on reports in the German Rheinische Post that it is preparing to slash up to 1,200 jobs in the restructuring of its business. “We do not comment...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Lanxess-preparing-to-slash-jobs-in-major-restructuring-program_65041.html
November 3, 2014
Vertellus Specialties (Indianapolis) has acquired Pentagon Chemicals (Halebank, UK), a maker of fine and specialty chemicals for the life science market, in a deal that closed on...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Vertellus-acquires-UKs-Pentagon-Chemicals_65053.html
November 3, 2014
Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings (LabCorp; Burlington, NC) and Covance (Princeton, NJ) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for LabCorp to acquire...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/LabCorp-to-acquire-contract-research-player-Covance-for-$5-6-billion_65051.html
November 3, 2014
Petrochemical Industries Co. (PIC; Kuwait City) has returned to the negotiating table to acquire a stake in two Oil & Natural Gas Corp. (ONGC; New Delhi) petrochemical units for...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Report-Kuwaits-PIC-returns-to-negotiations-to-acquire-stake-in-OPaL-and-Mangalore-Petrochemicals_65047.html
November 2, 2014
Indian Oil (New Delhi) is developing a cracker project on the east coast of India based on shale gas ethane from the United States, CW has learned. S. Mitra, executive...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Indian-Oil-mulls-cracker-based-on-US-shale-gas-revives-acetic-acid-project-to-hike-SBR-capacity_65042.html
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
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