IHS Chemical Week

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

Displaying 281 - 300 of 12590 stories.
July 29, 2015
Kuwait’s Petrochemical Industries Corp. (PIC; Kuwait City), wholly owned by Kuwait Petroleum Corp., is at an advanced stage of a feasibility study for a petrochemicals and...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Exclusive-Kuwait-CEO-confirms-petchem-plans-in-Kuwait-talks-with-OPaL-in-India_72511.html
July 29, 2015
Yara International (Oslo) says that it will invest $263 million at Sluiskil, Netherlands to increase granulation capacity enabling increased production of granular urea with sulfur...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Yara-to-increase-production-of-urea-with-sulfur_72509.html
July 28, 2015
SGL Group (Wiesbaden, Germany) on Monday concluded an agreement with Toronto-listed Avcorp Industries to sell its subsidiary Hitco Carbon Composites USA. Hitco Carbon Composites...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/SGL-sells-Hitco-Carbon-Composites-business-to-Avcorp-Industries_72301.html
July 28, 2015
LyondellBasell reports net income from continuing operations of $1.3 billion, up 7.8% year-over-year (YOY) as higher volumes and lower feedstock costs more than offset declines in product prices. Sales totaled $9.1 billion, up 11.7% YOY....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/LyondellBasell-income-up-beats-analyst-consensus_72480.html
July 28, 2015
Ecolab Tuesday reported second-quarter net income down 3% year-on-year (YOY), to $302.0 million, on sales down 5%, to $3.39 billion. Adjusted earnings totaled $1.08/share, up 5% YOY...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Ecolab-earnings-match-estimates-but-fall-on-currency-impacts-energy-weakness_72479.html
July 28, 2015
The recent decline in benzene spot prices in the United States suggests that the August benzene contract will likely settle lower at the end of this week. The expected decline comes...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/US-August-benzene-contract-expected-lower_72494.html
July 28, 2015
Gazprom Pererabotka Blagoveshchensk, a member of Gazprom (Moscow), and the Sibur subsidiary Nipigaz have agreed to form a partnership to design and manage the construction of a major...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Gazprom-to-build-major-gas-plant-and-the-worlds-largest-helium-facility-in-the-Russian-Far-East_72492.html
July 28, 2015
DuPont’s second-quarter results fell sharply on negative currency impacts, continued weakness in performance chemicals—a business it spun out to shareholders on 1...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/DuPont-cuts-outlook-on-ag-slowdown_72478.html
July 28, 2015
BP has announced that its petrochemicals business swung to an underlying replacement cost (RC) profit before interest and tax of $76 million in the second quarter of 2015 from an...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/BPs-petrochemicals-business-swings-to-profit_72475.html
July 28, 2015
A Monsanto spokeswoman has confirmed to Reuters that the $2-billion breakup fee offered to Syngenta if antitrust regulators blocks US firm’s proposed...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Monsanto-$2-billion-breakup-fee-payable-if-Syngenta-deal-blocked-on-any-antitrust-grounds_72472.html
July 28, 2015
The main aromatics products imported into China dropped hugely in May, data obtained by IHS Chemical show. Total import volumes into China for the month amounted to 1.51 million m.t...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Chinas-aromatics-imports-plummet-in-May-rebound-in-June_72474.html
July 28, 2015
BASF and renewables oils company Solazyme (South San Francisco, CA) say they have launched the first commercial surfactant derived from microalgae oil. The product is an algal betaine...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/BASF-launches-algal-betaine_72482.html
July 28, 2015
Elementis on Tuesday reported its results for the six months ended 30 June. Revenues were $360.4 million, down 10%, or 4% excluding currency movements. Group operating margins remained...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Elementis-reports-lower-sales-and-earnings-looking-for-bolt-on-acquisitions_72470.html
July 28, 2015
Haltermann Carless Solutions (HCS; Frankfurt) said on Tuesday that it has acquired Shu-Chem Holdings (Manvel, TX), a family-owned company. The acquisition aims to grow...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/HCS-Group-acquires-US-producer-Shu-Chem_72469.html
July 28, 2015
Hexion has restarted producing VeoVa vinyl ester products at its Moerdijk, Netherlands, facility, which produces a variety of Versatic acid derivatives.The company declared force...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Hexion-restarts-Dutch-vinyl-esters-plant-following-force-majeure_72466.html
July 28, 2015
The Ministry of Commerce (Mofcom; Beijing) today announced its preliminary ruling on an antidumping investigation into Chinese imports of methyl methacrylate (MMA) from Japan...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/China-imposes-provisional-antidumping-measures-on-MMA-from-Japan-Singapore-Thailand_72465.html
July 28, 2015
Solvay says that it has begun production at its new fluoroelastomers plant at Changshu, China. The plant will meet booming demand for its specialty polymers from Asia’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Solvay-starts-up-fluoroelastomers-plant-at-Changshu_72464.html
July 27, 2015
Advanced materials demand, recent acquisitions, and lower raw material and energy costs lifted Eastman Chemical’s second-quarter results nearly 10% above street expectations and...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Eastman-Chemical-beats-estimates-on-strong-advanced-materials-results_72463.html
July 27, 2015
PolyOne reports net income for the second quarter of $66.8 million, up 116% year-on-year (YOY) from $30.9 million on strong results in the color, additives, and inks business and the specialty engineered materials business. Sales totaled $887.1 million, down 12% YOY. Adjusted earnings were a record high of 57 cts/share, up 12% YOY....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/PolyOne-income-doubles-YOY-to-$66-8-million_72449.html
July 27, 2015
Jiaxing Petrochemical (Jiaxing City, China) says it has licensed Invista’s P8 process technology for a second purified terephthalic acid (PTA) line at its facility in Jiaxing City....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Jiaxing-Petrochemical-licenses-Invista-P8-for-second-PTA-line_72430.html
Pages: « Previous  6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 [15] 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 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