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September 30, 2014
Advanced Petrochemical Co. says it will begin receiving propylene from Saudi Aramco Total Refining and Petrochemicals Co. (Satorp; Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia) from 1 October, 2014...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Satorp-to-start-supplying-propylene-to-Advanced-in-October_64131.html
September 29, 2014
Mitsui & Co. (Tokyo) says it is proceeding with the procurement of eight liquefied natural gas (LNG) ships to be used for the delivery of LNG from the Cameron LNG export project in...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Mitsui-and-Co-concludes-deal-to-ship-LNG-from-the-US-to-Japan_64126.html
September 29, 2014
LyondellBasell’s supervisory board has formed a committee to choose Gallogly’s successor...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/LyondellBasell-CEO-Gallogly-to-retire-in-early-2015_64124.html
September 29, 2014
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (Akron, OH) announced today that it has found silica derived from rice husk ash to have equal performance to traditional sources in reducing...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Goodyear-looking-to-source-silica-from-rice-husk-ash_64123.html
September 29, 2014
National Industrialization Co. (Tasnee) says that it has submitted an offer on 28 September to the Gulf Investment Corp. to acquire an additional 13% stake in Cristal, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Tasnee-to-raise-stake-in-TiO2-maker-Cristal_64090.html
September 29, 2014
Gas-to-liquids (GTL) firm Velocys (Houston) says it has raised approximately $85 million through an oversubscribed equity placing, priced at a premium to the market price. "This...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Velocys-raises-$85-million_64121.html
September 29, 2014
Nova Chemicals has agreed to be the anchor shipper for Kinder Morgan Energy Partners’ Utica to Ontario Pipeline Access (Utopia) project, which will carry ethane and ethane-propane mixtures from the Utica shale basin to Nova’s Corunna, Ontario, facility. The pipeline, slated to begin operation in early 2018, will extend the range of shale-advantaged feedstocks available to Nova’s Corunna steam cracker, which has been receiving ethane from the Marcellus shale since early 2014....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Novas-Corunna-cracker-to-receive-Utica-shale-ethane-via-Utopia-pipeline_64119.html
September 29, 2014
Lanxess has announced it has started up a new Lewatit weak acid cation (WAC) exchange resins production line at Leverkusen. The company has invested €10 million ($12.7 million) in...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Lanxess-starts-up-ion-exchange-resins-plant-at-Leverkusen_64091.html
September 29, 2014
Enterprise Products Partners plans to build a ninth natural gas liquids fractionator at Mont Belvieu, TX. The company has also completed the first segment of its Aegis ethane pipeline....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Enterprise-plans-ninth-fractionator-for-Mont-Belvieu-TX-connects-Aegis-to-Beaumont_64105.html
September 29, 2014
Sasol announced today that it has appointed Bongani Nqwababa as executive director and CFO effective 1 March 2015. Nqwababa has been an independent nonexecutive director and a member...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Sasol-appoints-new-executive-director-and-CFO_64104.html
September 29, 2014
The federal state of Hessen, Germany, has agreed with potash producer K+S on a four-step plan to permanently dispose of saline wastewater in the Werra potash district in Germany. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/K+S-to-invest-&euro400-million-to-remedy-environmental-pollution-at-potash-operations-in-Germany_64102.html
September 29, 2014
Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings announced today that it plans to commence a tender offer for the industrial gases group Taiyo Nippon Sanso (Tokyo) on 30 September. Mitsubishi announced in...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Mitsubishi-Chemical-commences-tender-offer-for-Taiyo-Nippon-Sanso_64100.html
September 29, 2014
Stevens: Marks IMCD’s entry into the rapidly emerging Philippines market. Specialty chemicals distributor IMCD Group (Rotterdam) says that it has completed acquiring Danasia...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/IMCD-acquires-food-ingredients-distributor-in-Philippines_64097.html
September 29, 2014
Toray Industries announced today that it held a ceremony on Friday to mark the completion of a new carbon fiber precursor plant at Lacq, France. The ceremony was attended by 230 guests...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Toray-Industries-commissions-carbon-fiber-precursor-plant-in-France_64096.html
September 29, 2014
Kottmann: The acquisition will enable us to enhance Clariant’s existing portfolio of packaging solutions. Clariant says that it has agreed to acquire healthcare packaging company...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Clariant-to-acquire-Hong-Kong-based-health-care-packaging-firm-VitaPac_64094.html
September 28, 2014
Syngenta today announced that John Atkin, COO, will retire from the company at the end of 2014. He will be succeeded by Jon Parr, who will assume responsibility for two of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Syngenta-appoints-new-chief-operating-officer_64093.html
September 28, 2014
The Industrial Technology Research Institute of Taiwan (ITRI; Hsinchu) has signed an exclusive license agreement with Taiwan Mitsui Chemicals (Taipei), a wholly-owned subsidiary of...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/ITRI-grants-Mitsui-Chemicals-exclusive-license-for-its-technology-to-enhance-the-safety-of-lithium-ion-battery_64092.html
September 28, 2014
The battle to acquire Mangalore Chemicals & Fertilisers (MCF) has intensified. Deepak Fertilisers and Petrochemical Corp. (DFPC; Pune, India), which already holds 25% in MCF, told...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Deepak-Fertilisers-and-Adventz-Group-battle-for-control-of-Mangalore-Chemicals-and-Fertilisers_64089.html
September 28, 2014
Ineos today announced plans to give 6% of its shale gas revenues to homeowners, landowners and communities who live above its shale gas operations in the United Kingdom. Ineos...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Ineos-to-share-UK-shale-bonanza-with-local-communities_64088.html
September 26, 2014
The European Commission has adopted two measures restricting the use of three preservatives in cosmetic products. The commission's decision follows an assessment by the Scientific...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Europe-bans-or-restricts-three-more-preservatives-from-cosmetic-products_64081.html
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