IHS Chemical Week

Archives :: World News and Views :: Top of the News

Displaying 201 - 220 of 11440 stories.
March 27, 2015
BASF said today that Mario Mehren, member of the board of executive directors of Wintershall (Kassel, Germany) responsible for exploration & production/Russia, North Africa and...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/BASF-appoints-new-president-of-oil-and-gas-and-Wintershall-subsidiary_68995.html
March 27, 2015
Dow Chemical has definitively agreed to merge most of its chlor-alkali and downstream derivatives business with Olin in a transaction that values the business at $5 billion. The terms...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Dow-to-merge-chlor-alkali-and-derivatives-with-Olin-in-deal-valued-at-$5-billion_68979.html
March 27, 2015
PetroChina’s refining and chemicals business segment recorded an operating loss of 23.6 billion renminbi ($3.79 billion) in 2014 compared with an operating loss of Rmb24.4...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/PetroChinas-chemicals-business-loss-narrows_68982.html
March 27, 2015
Asahi Kasei Chemicals said today that, through its Asahi Kasei Plastics North America subsidiary, it will establish a plastics compounding subsidiary in Mexico. The company, as part of...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Asahi-Kasei-to-set-up-plastics-compounding-subsidiary-in-Mexico_68977.html
March 27, 2015
Shiseido (Tokyo), a leading cosmetics player, said today that it will establish a new research facility at Yokohama, Japan. On 26 March, the city granted Shiseido permission to acquire...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Shiseido-to-set-up-innovation-center-at-Yokohama_68975.html
March 27, 2015
Chevron announced today that its wholly owned global energy subsidiary has entered into an underwriting agreement for the sale of its 50% stake in Caltex Australia (CAL). The company...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Chevron-to-sell-stake-in-Caltex-Australia_68974.html
March 27, 2015
Chemical company Grupa Azoty (Tarnów, Poland) says that it will invest 1.7 billion zlotych ($452.1 million) to build a propane dehydrogenation (PDH) plant near its existing...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Grupa-Azoty-to-invest-$450-million-to-build-PDH-plant-in-Poland_68973.html
March 27, 2015
South Korea’s benzene exports for the first three months of 2015 are expected have surged more than 75% surge year-on-year, data obtained by IHS Chemical show. Over 1–26...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/South-Koreas-first-quarter-benzene-exports-spike-75-percent-YOY_68970.html
March 27, 2015
Employers association and trade union in Germany have agreed on a salary agreement. The 550,000 employees in Germany’s chemical industry will receive a pay rise of 2.8%...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Chemical-industry-workers-in-Germany-to-get-2-8-percent-pay-rise_68983.html
March 27, 2015
Merck KGaA has declined to comment on reports that Stefan Oschmann, vice chairman of the executive board, will succeed Karl-Ludwig Kley as chairman next year. “No decision has...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Merck-KGaA-vice-chairman-to-become-new-chairman_68967.html
March 27, 2015
Saudi Arabian Fertilizer Co. (Safco), a Sabic subsidiary, says that completing mechanical and construction work on its urea plant at Al Jubail has been delayed. Trial runs at the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Safco-delays-starting-up-new-urea-plant_68966.html
March 27, 2015
Demand for key basic chemicals has surged since the financial crisis of 2008-2009, but imbalances in supply and demand have emerged that will shape margins through the end of the decade, says Mark Eramo, v.p./global chemical insights at IHS Chemical. Ethylene and vinyls are set to benefit, but methanol could be challenged....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/IHS-WPC-Basic-chemical-capacity-to-grow-4-percentyear-this-decade_68981.html
March 27, 2015
Saudi International Petrochemical Co. (Sipchem) says it intends to stop production at its Al Jubail acetic acid plant to carry out regular maintenance. The facility will stop...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Sipchem-to-halt-production-of-acetic-acid-for-plant-turnaround_68965.html
March 27, 2015
AbbVie is to invest $30 million to expand one of its manufacturing sites in Puerto Rico. The expansion will add to Puerto Rico’s manufacturing capabilities for...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/AbbVie-to-invest-in-biopharma-expansion-in-Puerto-Rico_68964.html
March 27, 2015
Sika (Baar, Switzerland) says that it has agreed to acquire Construction Technologies Australia (CTA; Crestmead), one of the leading suppliers of tile adhesives and associated mortar...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Sika-acquires-Australian-tile-adhesives-firm_68958.html
March 27, 2015
Nizhnekamsknefetkhim (NKNK; Nizhnekamsk, Russia), a major producer of petrochemicals, today reported its full-year results with sales in 2014 advancing 8.7% to 137.0 billion Russian...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Russian-petchems-producer-NKNK-reports-higher-sales-and-earnings_68969.html
March 27, 2015
Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL; Tel Aviv) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Allana Potash (Toronto), a potash mining company whose shares are traded on the Toronto...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/ICL-to-acquire-remaining-shares-in-Allana-Potash_68968.html
March 26, 2015
A consortium comprising CB&I, Chiyoda International, and Zachry Group today announced the award of a contract valued in excess of $2 billion by FLNG Liquefaction 3 (Freeport LNG)...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/CB-and-I-Chiyoda-and-Zachry-consortium-awarded-contract-for-LNG-liquefaction-and-export-facility_68947.html
March 26, 2015
Evonik Industries is considering acquiring Clariant in a deal valued at approximately 7.3 billion Swiss francs ($7.59 billion), the Financial Times reports, citing people familiar with...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Reports-Evonik-mulls-acquiring-Clariant_68933.html
March 26, 2015
Evonik Industries, at a press conference at Wesseling, Germany, on Thursday, announced that it plans to invest over €4 billion ($4.37 billion) in E&D over the next decade...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Evonik-to-invest-&euro4-billion-in-R-and-D-over-next-decade_68932.html
Pages: « Previous  2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 [11] 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Next »










 
contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa