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December 18, 2014
LyondellBasell has appointed executive v.p. Bhavesh Patel as its next CEO, effective 12 January 2015. Patel succeeds James Gallogly, who announced plans to retire in September....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/LyondellBasell-names-Patel-as-next-CEO_66293.html
December 18, 2014
ExxonMobil Chemical France, an ExxonMobil subsidiary, has confirmed that it plans to close the regular butyl rubber unit at the company's Notre Dame de Gravenchon, France complex. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/ExxonMobil-Chemical-to-close-butyl-rubber-unit-in-France_66289.html
December 18, 2014
Uralkali (Berezniki, Russia), one of the largest potash producers, today announced its third-quarter results with revenues up 5% on the year-earlier quarter at $896 million. Production...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Uralkali-reports-strong-results-expects-record-potash-deliveries-this-year_66292.html
December 18, 2014
SCG Chemicals, the chemical subsidiary of Siam Cement Group (SCG; Bangkok) has acquired a 51% stake in plastics institute Norner (Stathelle, Norway) from the current Norwegian owners...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/SCG-Chemicals-acquires-plastics-institute-in-Norway_66291.html
December 18, 2014
Toray Industries and its wholly owned subsidiary Toray Advanced Materials Korea (TAK; Seoul) will expand high-performance polypropylene (PP) spunbond production capacity at the Toray...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Toray-to-expand-polypropylene-spunbond-capacity-in-Indonesia_66281.html
December 18, 2014
Eastman Chemical says that it will increase Texanol ester alcohol manufacturing capacity at its Longview, TX site. The plant expansion is expected to be complete in the second half of...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Eastman-to-expand-ester-alcohol-capacity-in-Texas_66280.html
December 17, 2014
Dow Corning will abandon its never-operated Hemlock Semiconductor polysilicon facility in Clarksville, TN. The $1 billion-plus project was completed last year but never produced product because of oversupply in polysilicon markets and the impact of tariffs on polycrystalline silicon imported into China....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Dow-Corning-to-abandon-Hemlocks-Tennessee-polysilicon-assets_66278.html
December 17, 2014

OxyChem (Dallas, TX) and Mexichem (Tlalnepantla, Mexico) say that their 50-50 jv, Ingleside Ethylene, began construction of its 540,000 m.t./yr ethane cracker at OxyChem’s Ingleside, TX, complex in the second quarter of 2014. The $1.5 billion project remains on schedule to begin commercial production in the first quarter of 2017, they say.

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http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/OxyChem-Mexichem-cracker-jv-has-begun-construction_66275.html
December 17, 2014
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced today that Freedom Industries (Charleston, WV) and six former Freedom officials have been charged with various federal crimes related to...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/DOJ-indicts-Freedom-Industries-officials-in-January-West-Virginia-spill_66274.html
December 17, 2014
Fluor has started construction activities on a new delayed coker unit for ExxonMobil's petroleum and chemical business at its Antwerp refinery. The project will expand the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Fluor-starts-work-on-ExxonMobil-Antwerp-refinery-project_66229.html
December 17, 2014
Canada’s producers of industrial chemicals are projecting a slight decline in sales volumes and profits in 2015, but a 30% increase in capital investment, according to a survey of members by the Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC)....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Canadian-producers-project-record-sales-for-2014-slight-decline-in-2015_66166.html
December 17, 2014
MEGlobal (Dubai) has launched a front-end engineering design (FEED) study for construction of a world-scale ethylene glycol (EG) plant on the US Gulf coast. The plant is expected to onstream in 2018....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/MEGlobal-studies-world-scale-ethylene-glycol-project-in-US_66241.html
December 17, 2014
Evonik Industries has been appointed by Shell MDS (Malaysia)—the joint venture owner and the operator of the Shell middle distillate synthesis plant in Bintulu, Sarawak—as...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Shell-extends-Evoniks-distribution-of-GTL-hardwaxes-to-emerging-regions_66234.html
December 17, 2014
JSR (Tokyo) says that it has agreed with Taiwanese chemical company Chang Chun Petrochemical (Taipei) to establish a joint venture to manufacture display materials at Changshu, China...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/JSR-and-Chang-Chun-Petrochemical-to-establish-JV-to-manufacture-display-materials-in-China_66236.html
December 17, 2014
Nama Chemicals (Al Jubail) says that it plans to restart its chlor-alkali production facility at Al Jubail on 5 January 2015. The plant has been down since a fire in the caustic soda...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Nama-Chemicals-to-restart-chlor-alkali-plant-in-January_66239.html
December 17, 2014
La Coop fédérée (Montreal) and Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative (Iffco; New Delhi) are suspending plans to build a urea production plant at Becancour, PQ, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Canada-urea-project-suspended_66242.html
December 17, 2014
Banner Chemicals (Runcorn, UK) said today that it has agreed to acquire Leicester, UK–based Stowlin Croftshaw, a maker of a complete range of products for metal surface...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Banner-Chemicals-acquires-metals-surface-tratment-group-Stowlin_66237.html
December 17, 2014
Dow Chemical says that Deborah Borg, v.p./human resources (HR), has been named president of the company's US activities. She will continue to be based at Midland, MI; report to Joe...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Dows-new-presidentUnited-States_66232.html
December 17, 2014
Bayer HealthCare announced today that it has definitively agreed to sell its equine products Legend/Hyonate (hyaluronate sodium) and Marquis (ponazuril) to Merial. The deal is expected...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Bayer-HealthCare-divests-old-animal-health-products-to-Merial_66231.html
December 17, 2014
Sibur (Moscow) says that one of its subsidiaries, which specializes in processing liquid hydrocarbons and producing a number of petrochemical products, and Air Products have...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Air-Products-to-build-ASU-in-Russia-to-supply-industrial-gases-to-Sibur_66230.html
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