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September 10, 2014
Following anannouncement last month by Saudi Aramco and Sumitomo Chemical, owners of the Petro Rabigh petrochemical complex at Rabigh, Saudi Arabia, that they intend to merge the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Petro-Rabigh-owners-seek-finance-some-units-will-be-built-with-third-parties_63700.html
September 10, 2014
Aditya Birla Chemicals (Mumbai), a subsidiary of Aditya Birla Group (Mumbai), says that its board of directors has approved plans to acquire the chlor-alkali division of Jayshree...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Aditya-Birla-Chemicals-to-acquire-chlor-alkali-division-of-Jayshree-Chemicals-for-$35-million_63694.html
September 10, 2014
Nippon Shokubai plans to invest a total of about ¥80 billion ($752 million) to expand the company’s superabsorbent polymers (SAP) production capacity globally from 560,000...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Nippon-Shokubai-plans-major-SAP-production-capacity-expansion_63693.html
September 9, 2014
FMC says that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire crop protection company Cheminova (Harboøre, Denmark), for about 10.5 billion Danish kroner ($1.82 billion)...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/FMC-to-acquire-Danish-crop-protection-firm-Cheminova-for-$1-8-billion-update_63656.html
September 9, 2014
Arkema has presented to staff a project for the closure of the fluorinated gas production facilities at the company's Zaramillo, Spain, site, by the end of 2014, with the loss of 59...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Arkema-to-end-fluorogas-production-at-Spanish-site_63679.html
September 9, 2014
Braskem has joined Michelin and biobased farnesene maker Amyris (Emeryville, CA) in their efforts to develop a low-cost process to produce isoprene from renewable raw materials, Amyris...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Braskem-joins-renewable-isoprene-collaboration_63680.html
September 9, 2014
Kemira has adjusted its medium-term sales target. The company says that its revenue will be €2.7 billion in 2017 after previously targeting 2016 revenue of €2.6-2.7 billion...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Kemira-adjusts-medium-term-targets-maintains-2014-outlook_63677.html
September 9, 2014
Coca-Cola is making an additional investment in the development and commercialization of Virent's (Madison, WI) registered biobased para-xylene (p-xylene), BioFormPX, Virent announced...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Coca-Cola-invests-to-help-Virent-scale-up-biobased-p-xylene_63675.html
September 9, 2014
Bayer MaterialScience, a Bayer group company, says it plans to increase thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) production capacity at Cuddalore in the state of Tamil Nadu, India, to meet the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Bayer-expands-TPU-production-capacity-at-Cuddalore-India_63670.html
September 8, 2014
The board of directors of Israel Chemicals (ICL; Tel Aviv) has instructed the management of the Bromine Compounds Co. to develop and implement a plan to improve the profitability of...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Israel-Chemicals-reviewing-bromine-operations-to-close-magnesium-plant_63453.html
September 8, 2014
Evonik Industries today said that it has signed a contract with Rhine-Ruhr, a group of several municipal utility companies in Germany’s Ruhr region, to divest its remaining 49%...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Evonik-sells-remaining-stake-in-energy-group-Steag_63529.html
September 8, 2014
AkzoNobel has announced plans to simplify the structure of its performance coatings business. The new structure, which will become fully operational in January 2015, will reduce the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/AkzoNobel-simplifies-structure-of-performance-coatings-business_63527.html
September 8, 2014
PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC; Bangkok), Thailand’s largest petrochemicals producer, has confirmed CW’s exclusive report that it is raising the stake in Vencorex, its...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/PTT-Global-Chemical-raises-stake-in-Vencorex-PU-JV-with-Perstorp_63526.html
September 8, 2014
KBR today confirmed that it has been awarded a contract for a new grassroots urea facility being built by Koch Nitrogen Co. at Enid, OK. The reimbursable contract covers engineering...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/KBR-confirms-urea-contract-award-by-Koch-Nitrogen_63580.html
September 8, 2014
Buse Gastek (Bad Hönningen, Germany) is merging its carbon dioxide (CO2) division engaged in production and recovery, plant construction, and dry ice technology with the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Asco-Carbon-Dioxide-and-Buse-Gastek-form-CO2-process-and-dry-ice-technology-joint-venture_63593.html
September 8, 2014
Specialty chemicals firm Alent (Woking, UK) says that Steve Corbett is today standing down as CEO. Rick Ertmann, Alent’s president/assembly materials, will be the interim CEO...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/CEO-of-specialty-chemicals-firm-Alent-resigns_63635.html
September 8, 2014
Deepak Fertilisers & Petrochemicals (Pune, India) on Friday informed the Bombay Stock Exchange that its wholly owned subsidiary, Smartchem Technologies, India's leading...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Deepak-Fertilisers-and-Petrochemicals-forms-mining-explosives-joint-venture-in-Australia_63653.html
September 8, 2014
BASF has started up its second production line for hexamethylene diisocyanate (HDI)–based polyisocyanates at its Caojing site near Shanghai, the company said on Friday. BASF has...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/BASF-starts-up-new-polyisocyanates-production-facility-in-China_63654.html
September 8, 2014
Energy company PTT (Bangkok) today announced that it has completed the previously announced detailed feasibility study for a fully integrated refinery and petrochemical complex in...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/PTT-completes-feasibility-study-for-$22-billion-refinery-and-petrochemical-complex-in-Vietnam_63659.html
September 8, 2014
Dow Chemical has announced new executive leaders, including a new CFO, as well as realigned responsibilities for its senior leadership team. James Fitterling has been named vice...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Dow-names-next-CFO-makes-senior-leadership-appoinments_63658.html
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