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June 20, 2015
ICL (Tel Aviv) said on Friday that its ICL Fertilizers unit signed several contracts for the supply of a combined 835,000 m.t. of potash to its customers in India, including options...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/ICL-signs-contracts-to-supply-potash-fertilizer-to-India_71474.html
June 20, 2015
Rosneft (Moscow) and EuroChem Mineral & Chemical Co, a subsidiary of EuroChem Group (Zug, Switzerland), on Saturday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the monetization...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Rosneft-and-EuroChem-sign-agreement-to-monetize-hydrocarbon-resources_71496.html
June 19, 2015
Kinder Morgan (Houston) has launched a binding open season for its proposed Utica Marcellus Texas Pipeline (UMTP), which would carry natural gas liquids (NGLs) from the Utica and Marcellus basins to points along the Texas Gulf Coast, including a Kinder Morgan dock. The $4 billion project would entail the conversion of a 964-mile stretch of natural gas pipeline and the construction of about 200 miles of new pipeline from Louisiana to Texas....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Kinder-Morgan-revives-Utica-Marcellus-Texas-NGL-pipeline-project_71493.html
June 19, 2015
BASF has inaugurated a world-scale production complex for acrylic acid, butyl acrylate, and superabsorbent polymers (SAPs) at Camaçari, Brazil, the company announced Friday. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/BASF-inaugurates-world-scale-acrylic-acid-complex-in-Brazil_71471.html
June 19, 2015
Williams Partners' (Tulsa, OK) olefins plant at Geismar, LA, is approaching its full, expanded production rate, Williams has announced. The plant’s ethylene production rate was...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Williams-Geismar-olefins-plant-achieves-87-percent-of-expanded-production-rate_71466.html
June 19, 2015
Rosneft (Moscow) and BP on Friday signed several production, refining, and production agreements at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. BP owns 19.75% of Rosneft. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/BP-gains-full-control-of-Gelsenkirchen-as-part-of-refining-and-production-pact-with-Rosneft_71472.html
June 19, 2015
DuPont says that Chemours, the performance chemicals operations that it plans to spin off to shareholders on 1 July, will begin “when-issued” trading on the New York Stock...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Chemours-begins-"when-issued"-trading_71477.html
June 19, 2015
Alexey Miller, chairman of Gazprom; Klaus Schäfer, member of the board of E.ON; Ben van Beurden, CEO of Royal Dutch Shell; and Manfred Leitner, member of the board of OMV, on...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Gazprom-E-On-Shell-and-OMV-agree-to-develop-gas-transmission-infrastructure-to-deliver-Russian-gas-to-Europe_71464.html
June 19, 2015
Energy major OMV (Vienna) and Gazprom (Moscow) on Thursday signed a nonbinding memorandum of understanding (MOU) at the Saint Petersburg Economic Forum covering long-term projects. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/OMV-and-Gazprom-sign-MOU-covering-upstream-investments_71461.html
June 19, 2015
Merck KGaA on Friday laid a foundation stone for a new OLED materials production plant at Darmstadt, Germany. The unit will produce high-purity OLED materials for use in...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Merck-KGaA-starts-construction-of-new-OLED-facility-in-Germany_71470.html
June 18, 2015
Technip on Friday confirmed that in a consortium with PetroVietnam Technical Services Corp., it has been awarded an engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning contract by...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Technip-confirms-ammonia-revamp-contract-in-Vietnam_71460.html
June 18, 2015
CF Industries (Deerfield, IL) plans to debottleneck the urea plant at the Courtright nitrogen complex in Sarnia, ON, beginning later this year. The company expects to complete the project in the fourth quarter of 2017 for a cost of $85 million. CF says the investment will increase production capacity at Courtright for urea-based products such as diesel exhaust fluid (DEF), granular urea, and urea liquor by 130,000 m.t./year....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/CF-Industries-plans-$85-million-urea-debottlenecking-at-Sarnia_71459.html
June 18, 2015
Canpotex (Saskatoon) says it has hired National Steel Car of Hamilton, ON, to manufacture 700 railcars designed to transport potash from Saskatchewan to coastal ports. The company puts the value of its investment in the railcars at C$70 million....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Canpotex-places-order-for-700-railcars-to-transport-potash_71456.html
June 18, 2015
PBF Energy (Parsipanny, NJ) has agreed to acquire Chalmette Refining, a 189,000 bbl/day refinery in Chalmette, LA, for $322 million from ExxonMobil and PDVSA, which operate the business as a 50/50 joint venture. The deal, which is expected to close by the end of 2015, includes logistics infrastructure and facilities for the production of aromatics and propylene....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/PBF-Energy-acquires-Chalmette-Refining-for-$322-million_71455.html
June 18, 2015
Shares, which trade on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under symbol UNVR, closed their first day of trading at $25.40, up 15% from the IPO price....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Univar-closes-$770-million-IPO-updated-with-CEO-comments_71434.html
June 18, 2015
A consortium comprising the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and leading international investors, have agreed to invest in the development of ZapSibNeftekhim, Sibur’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Sibur-secures-funds-for-its-largest-petchems-project-planned-at-Tobolsk_71453.html
June 18, 2015
BASF on Thursday held a groundbreaking ceremony for a world-scale chemical catalysts production facility at the company’s existing site in the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park at...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/BASF-breaks-ground-on-large-chemical-catalysts-plant-at-Shanghai_71431.html
June 18, 2015
DuSolo Fertilizers (Vancouver, BC), a producer and distributor of phosphate fertilizers within the Cerrado region of Brazil, one of the fasting-growing agricultural producing regions...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/DuSolo-reaches-production-capacity-at-Bomfim-phosphate-fertilizer-plant_71430.html
June 18, 2015
The toluene arbitrage window has been open this week for shipment from Asia and Europe to the United States, but most traders have been unwilling or unable to take advantage of it...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Toluene-arbitrage-to-US-remains-open-but-interest-is-low_71443.html
June 18, 2015
Idemitsu Kosan shut its vacuum distillation unit at Chiba, Japan, after a fire broke out Thursday at a 200,000-bbl/day refinery in the same location, the company says. The fire started...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Idemitsu-Kosan-shuts-vacuum-distallation-unit-at-Chiba-after-morning-fire_71429.html
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