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November 10, 2014
Hi-Bis, a joint venture in which Bayer MaterialScience has 10% interest with the remaining shares held by the Japanese conglomerate Mitsui & Co., with 35% and its Honshu Chemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Hi-Bis-completes-expansion-of-special-bisphenols-capacity-in-Germany_65250.html
November 10, 2014
Styrolution (Fribourg, Switzerland), part of the Ineos group, said today that it intends to close permanently its 80,000 m.t./year polystyrene (PS) plant at Trelleborg, Sweden. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Styrolution-to-close-polystyrene-plant-in-Sweden_65254.html
November 10, 2014
Tata Chemicals (Mumbai) reports a 91% rise in net profits for its fiscal second quarter, ended 30 September, compared with the year-ago period, to 2.57 billion Indian rupees ($42...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Tata-Chemicals-reports-huge-rise-in-quarterly-profits_65252.html
November 10, 2014
Indorama Ventures (Bangkok) reports a 48.4% fall in profits for the third quarter of 2014 compared with the third quarter of 2013, to 618 million baht ($19 million). Third-quarter...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Indorama-reports-fall-in-third-quarter-profits_65249.html
November 10, 2014
Chinese investors have begun financing two petrochemical projects under construction in Iran. "The letters of credit for two petrochemical units each with a value of €350-400...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Chinese-investors-financing-Iranian-petchem-projects_65244.html
November 10, 2014
Qatar Fertilizer Co. (Qafco; Doha), a leading global producer of ammonia and urea, and the University of Liege in Belgium have signed an agreement for joint research cooperation into...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Qafco-and-University-of-Liege-sign-research-agreement-into-use-of-urea-in-poultry-feed_65247.html
November 10, 2014
Versalis, the chemicals subsidiary of ENI (Rome), will permanently shut down a complex producing xylenes and ethylbenzene at Sarroch, Italy, following the purchase of some downstream...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Versaliss-transformation-in-Europe-includes-major-downsizing-closure-of-aromatics-at-Sarroch_65248.html
November 10, 2014
The board of directors of PetroChina-Rosneft Orient Petrochemical (Tianjin) Co., a joint venture in which China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC; Beijing) has 51% and Rosneft the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/CNPC-and-Rosneft-endorse-Tianjin-refinery-and-aromatics-study_65246.html
November 9, 2014
Solvay’s spokesperson on Sunday declined to comment to CW on a report on Bloomberg that the company has hired Goldman Sachs and Credit Suisse Group to advise it in a possible...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Solvay-seeking-to-divest-Acetow-business_65245.html
November 9, 2014
Adama Agricultural Solutions, formerly Makhteshim Agan Industries, today reported its financial results with net income advancing 33.3% in the third quarter to $24.0 million on 4.0%...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Adama-Agricultural-Solutions-reports-higher-sales-and-profits_65243.html
November 9, 2014
Advent International and Avista Capital Partners, two leading private equity firms with a strong healthcare focus, said on Friday that they have entered into a definitive agreement to...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/UCB-divests-US-generics-business-Kremers-Urban-to-private-equity-firms-for-$1-5-billion_65242.html
November 7, 2014
Following formal approval by the ACC board of directors, Peter Cella, CEO of Chevron Phillips Chemical (CPChem), will become ACC's newest board officer, effective 1 January 2015, ACC...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/CPChem-CEO-appointed-ACC-board-officer_65225.html
November 7, 2014
Japan's ethylene production dropped to 6.1 million m.t. last year from 7.2. million m.t. in 2007, according to a recent report published by the Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Japan-government-seeks-to-align-ethylene-production-with-shrinking-demand_65222.html
November 7, 2014
Flint Hills Resources (Wichita, KS) plans to close its 85,000-m.t./year Marysville, MI, polypropylene (PP) plant in July 2015. Production will be shifted to the company's Longview, TX, facility, which has two PP plants totaling over 300,000 m.t./year of capacity....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Flint-Hills-to-close-Marysville-MI-polypropylene-plant-in-July-Updated_65231.html
November 7, 2014
LSB Industries (Oklahoma City) reports a net loss of $3.8 million for the third quarter versus income of $10.3 million in the year-ago period. Sales of $171 million were down 3% year-o-year (YOY) from $177 million. Diluted earnings totaled a 17-ct loss per share....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/LSB-Industries-reports-$3-8-million-loss-on-maintenance-raw-material-costs_65229.html
November 7, 2014
Shell Chemical is exercising its option to buy a site in Monaca, PA, for a potential world-scale ethylene and derivatives project, according to Horsehead Holding, owner of the site. The deal brings the project, which would include an ethane cracker and polyethylene plants, one step closer to realization. However, Shell has not made a final investment decision....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Shell-to-buy-site-in-Monaca-PA-for-cracker-project_65228.html
November 7, 2014
Caustic soda supply has tightened considerably in northwestern and southern Europe because of production issues plaguing various producers. These issues range from industrial action to...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Caustic-soda-prices-spike-in-Europe-as-production-issues-constrain-supply_65218.html
November 7, 2014
Westlake Chemical is restarting its 263,000-m.t./year styrene plant at Lake Charles, LA, after shuttering the facility more than two months ago due to unfavorable economics. Product...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Westlake-restarting-styrene-plant-on-lower-benzene-prices-tighter-European-market_65232.html
November 7, 2014
Borealis, a leading polyolefins player in Europe and member of the International Petroleum Investment Co. (IPIC; Abu Dhabi)—which also includes Borouge, Nova Chemicals, and...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Borealis-to-start-shipping-US-ethane-in-2016-Borouge-delays-dent-results_65217.html
November 7, 2014
Technip and Biochemtex, majority shareholder in Beta Renewables, which controls the second-generation biotechnology Proesa, announced today that they have signed an alliance agreement...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Technip-and-Biochemtex-form-bioethanol-plant-alliance_65210.html
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