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February 28, 2014
Vopak posted a 5% decline in Ebitda excluding exceptional items for the fourth quarter of 2013, compared with the corresponding period of 2012, to €183 million. Operating profit...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Vopak-reports-a-decline-in-earnings_59235.html
February 28, 2014
BASF says that Stefan Beckmann has been appointed managing director of BASF Petronas Chemicals, effective today. He succeeds Joachim Queisser, who has been Stefan Beckmann. appointed...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/BASF-Petronas-Chemicals-gets-new-managing-director_59214.html
February 28, 2014
Sumitomo Chemical says that it has decided to sell its 20% stake in AstraZeneca K.K. (Osaka, Japan) to AstraZeneca (London). AstraZeneca K.K., which was established in 1975, develops...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Sumitomo-Chemical-to-sell-its-stake-in-AstraZenecas-Japan-unit_59213.html
February 28, 2014
Wacker Chemie (Munich) and Technische Universität München (TUM) have signed an agreement to extend their existing partnership in silicon chemistry for another six years...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Wacker-sponsors-Institute-of-Silicon-Chemistry-at-Munich-University_59228.html
February 28, 2014
LSB Industries (Oklahoma City) reports net income of $37.3 million for the fourth quarter of 2013, up more than three-fold year-over-year (YOY) from $11.6 million. Earnings per share totaled $1.58. Net sales fell 16% YOY, to $149 million, mainly the result of unplanned downtime at the company’s Pryor, OK, ammonia plant....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/LSB-sales-down-earnings-up-on-insurance-recovery_59177.html
February 28, 2014
Bayer today reported higher sales and profits for the fourth quarter and full-year 2013 and gave a forecast for this year hoping to grow sales by about 5% on a currency- and...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Bayer-reports-higher-sales-and-profits-ups-pharma-pipeline-estimate_59225.html
February 27, 2014

Nova Chemicals reports profit for the fourth quarter of $152 million, up almost three-fold year-over-year (YOY) from $53 million on higher margins in the polyethylene segment. Sales totaled $1.4 billion, up 27% YOY from $1.1 billion.

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http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Nova-earnings-almost-triple-on-stronger-polyethylene-margins_59149.html
February 27, 2014
Styrolution (Frankfurt), the global leading producer of styrenics jointly owned by BASF and Ineos, today announced record profits for 2013. Ebitda before special items for the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Styrolution-posts-record-profit-on-strong-styrene-PS-margins-optimistic-for-2014_59151.html
February 27, 2014
Jotun (Sandefjord, Norway) has completed construction of a paints and coatings plant at the industrial park in St. Petersburg, Russia. The plant, occupying a surface area of 9...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Jotun-opens-paints-and-coatings-plant-in-Russia_59157.html
February 27, 2014
The American Chemistry Council (ACC) and the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (Socma) this morning testified before Congress urging the passage of legislation to extend...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/ACC-Socma-testify-before-Congress-on-passage-of-updated-CFATS-program_59152.html
February 27, 2014
Solvay's adjusted net income during the fourth quarter of 2013 totaled €25 million ($34.3 million), diving 87% compared with the fourth quarter of 2012, when the company reported...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Solvays-net-profit-down-87-percent-in-fourth-quarter_59113.html
February 27, 2014
Kraton reports net income for the fourth quarter 2013 of $4.9 million, up from a loss of $29.5 million in the year-ago period. Adjusted net income of 8 cts/share beat the analysts’ consensus estimate of a 16 cts/share loss. Sales for the quarter totaled $290 million, down 2% year-over-year (YOY) from $296 million....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Kraton-swings-to-profit-of-$4-9-million-beats-analyst-estimates_59153.html
February 27, 2014
Lee Sang Ju, senior v.p. and head of global R&D at Hankook Tire and Joachim Grub, senior v.p. and head of performance butadiene rubbers business unit at Lanxess signed the MOU...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Lanxess-and-Hankook-Tire-enter-into-technical-partnership_59146.html
February 27, 2014
BASF and Kemira say that Kemira will acquire BASF's global alkyl ketene dimer (AKD) emulsion business. Financial details of the deal have not been disclosed. The transaction is...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Kemira-to-acquire-BASFs-alkyl-ketene-dimer-emulsion-business_59142.html
February 27, 2014
Huntsman Corp. today officially opened a new thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPU) production facility in the Jinshan Second Industry Zone at Shanghai, China. The plant, which cost $20...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Huntsman-opens-thermoplastic-polyurethanes-facility-in-Shanghai_59141.html
February 26, 2014

Williams Partners says it has acquired Williams’s currently in-service operations in Alberta, Canada, for $1.2 billion. The assets include an oil sands offgas processing plant near Fort McMurray, approximately 260 miles of natural gas liquid (NGL) and olefins pipelines, and an NGL/olefins fractionation facility and butylene/butane splitter facility at Redwater.

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http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Williams-Partners-buys-Alberta-operations-from-Williams-for-$1-2-billion_59138.html
February 26, 2014
Taminco announced its fourth-quarter results today, citing strength in volumes and sales but still reporting a net loss. A net loss of $7 million improved over the net loss of $28...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Taminco-reports-narrower-net-loss-sales-up_59137.html
February 26, 2014
Lanxess said today that it expects to record a net loss of €204 million ($280.2 million) for the fourth quarter of 2013 compared with a net income of €50 million in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Lanxess-expects-large-losses-announces-fourth-quarter-impairment-charges_59115.html
February 26, 2014
ACC has released its monthly Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), showing that the nine consecutive months of gains have come to a close. Seasonal factors from unusually harsh winter...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/ACC-Chemical-activity-flattens-on-harsh-winter_59116.html
February 26, 2014
Corvex Management and Saroban Capital Partners (New York) have reached an agreement with Williams Partners (Houston) that will place representatives of the two activist hedge funds onto Williams’s board of directors, the firms announced on 24 February....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Corvex-Saroban-gain-seats-on-Williams-board_59102.html
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