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November 19, 2014
State-owned Vietnam National Chemical Group (Vinachem) has sold its 11% stake in the Long Son petrochemical project in Vietnam to state energy major PetroVietnam, to help speed up...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Vinachem-sells-its-stake-in-petchems-project-to-PetroVietnam_65527.html
November 19, 2014
Sibur’s subsidiary Biaxplen, a major producer of biaxially oriented polypropylene (BOPP) has launched a new type of biaxially oriented metallized heat sealable film. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Biaxplen-launches-new-type-of-metallized-BOPP-film_65525.html
November 19, 2014
Frutarom Industries (Herzelia, Israel), one of the top-ten companies in the flavors and fine ingredients market, today reported a 42.0% rise in third-quarter net income to $24.2...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Frutarom-reports-record-results-helped-by-emerging-markets-and-acquisitions_65524.html
November 19, 2014
Orica (Melbourne) today announced that it has agreed to sell the company’s chemicals business to funds advised by private equity firm Blackstone (New York) for A$750 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Orica-to-sell-chemicals-business-to-Blackstone-for-$652-million_65523.html
November 19, 2014
Uralkali (Berezniki, Russia), the world’s largest producer of potash, has announced the closure of its Solikamsk-2 mine due to flooding. The mine, which analysts estimate...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Uralkali-closes-big-potash-mine-due-to-flooding_65522.html
November 19, 2014
Arkema announced today the launch of a share capital increase with preferential subscription rights of shareholders for about €350 million ($438.1 million). The rights issue is...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Arkema-launches-rights-issue-to-help-finance-Bostik-acquisition_65521.html
November 19, 2014
Kemira, on 18 November, held an official opening ceremony for its previously announced new production plant in the Nanjing Chemical Industry Park in China. The 100,000-m.t./year plant...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Kemira-opens-chemicals-plant-at-Nanjing_65520.html
November 18, 2014
Cabot says it has appointed Sean Keohane as executive v.p. and president of the reinforcement materials segment. Keohane will succeed David Miller, who has decided to leave Cabot to...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Cabot-appoints-new-heads-of-reinforcement-materials-and-performance-materials-businesses_65519.html
November 18, 2014
Trinseo (Berwyn, PA), formerly Styron, says that it has appointed Angelo Chaclas as senior v.p. and chief legal officer, effective 1 January 2015. He will be a member of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Trinseo-appoints-new-senior-v-p-and-chief-legal-officer_65518.html
November 18, 2014
Meghmani Organics (Ahmedabad, India) says that its subsidiary Meghmani Finechem plans to build a caustic potash plant at Dahej in Gujarat State, India, near the company’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Meghmani-Organics-to-build-caustic-potash-plant-in-India_65288.html
November 18, 2014
Lone Star NGL's board has approved the construction of a 533-mile, 24- and 30-inch pipeline that will carry natural gas liquids (NGLs) from the Permian basin to Mont Belvieu, TX. The company will also convert its 12-inch West Texas NGL pipeline to carry crude oil and condensate....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Lone-Star-commits-to-$1-5-billion-NGL-condensate-and-crude-pipelines-to-US-Gulf-Coast_65493.html
November 18, 2014
BP announced today that it plans to invest more than $200 million to upgrade its purified terephthalic acid (PTA) plants at Cooper River, SC; and Geel, Belgium. The investments will...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/BP-to-invest-$200-million-at-PTA-plants-in-US-Belgium_65479.html
November 18, 2014
Wacker Chemie says that its Wacker Asahikasei Silicone joint venture has today opened a new development laboratory for airbag applications. The Airbag Competence Center of Excellence...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Wacker-Asahi-Kasei-JV-opens-airbag-competence-center-in-Japan_65504.html
November 18, 2014
Eight19 (Cambridge, UK) , a developer of low-cost organic photovoltaics (OPV) technology capable of delivering flexible and light-weight solar panels in high volume, has announced that...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Developer-of-organic-photovoltaics-receives-more-funds-to-commericalize-its-process_65502.html
November 18, 2014
Synthomer (Harlow, UK), a producer of synthetic and natural rubber latices and specialty emulsion polymers, announced today the appointment of Calum MacLean as group CEO. MacLean joins...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Synthomer-taps-Ineos-for-new-CEO-appointment_65499.html
November 18, 2014
Sadara Basic Services Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of Sadara Chemical Co. (Sadara), announced today that Sadara has entered into 30-year agreements with the Power and Water Utility...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Sadara-signs-contracts-with-Marafiq-utility-company_65498.html
November 18, 2014
Westlake Chemical Corp. has awarded a contract to Technip for a previously announced ethylene expansion project at Lake Charles, LA. The contract covers detailed engineering and...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Westlake-awards-ethylene-expansion-contract-to-Technip_65496.html
November 17, 2014
A chemical leak at DuPont's La Porte, TX killed 4 employees and injured a fifth, according to Randall Clements, the site's plant manager. The incident, which occurred early Saturday...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Methyl-mercaptan-leak-at-DuPont-facility-kills-four-Updated_65465.html
November 17, 2014
Mexichem (Tlalnepantla, Mexico) has received clearance from all antitrust authorities with respect to its acquisition of Vestolit (Marl, Germany), the company announced. Mexichem...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Mexichem-receives-antitrust-approval-for-Vestolit-acquisition_65471.html
November 17, 2014
Pfizer and Merck KGaA today announced the signing of a major cancer drug deal, which industry observers say reduces the likelihood of a renewed bid by the US pharmaceutical giant for...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Pfizer-Merck-KGaA-deal-said-to-reduce-likelihood-of-renewed-Pfizer-bid-for-AstraZeneca_65473.html
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