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August 14, 2014
Potash and magnesium products producer K+S (Kassel, Germany) today reported a 23.4% decline in second-quarter net profit, to €81.1 million ($108.4 million), on sales 10% down, to...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/K+S-reports-lower-sales-and-earnings-expects-full-year-revenues-to-decline_63178.html
August 14, 2014
Petronas (Kuala Lumpur) has announced more contract awards for its $16 billion Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (Rapid) project at Pengerang, Johor State, Malaysia...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Petronas-awards-more-Rapid-contracts-Toyo-Engineering-gets-cracker_63185.html
August 14, 2014
Sener, Mexico's ministry of energy; and the National Hydrocarbons Commission (Mexico City) have assigned to Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) the rights to 83% of the country's...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Pemex-awarded-all-of-the-proven-and-possible-reserves-it-requested-in-Mexicos-energy-reform_63183.html
August 14, 2014
Borealis today reported improved second-quarter results and said that the recently signed contract with North American ethane suppliers will reduce its operating costs in Europe. Mark...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Borealis-reports-improved-results-says-ethane-deal-will-reduce-costs-significantly_63180.html
August 14, 2014
PhosAgro(Moscow), a leading fertilizer producer, has signed a contract with Chemoproject Nitrogen for the design, engineering and procurement of equipment for a 500,000-m.t./year...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/PhosAgro-awards-urea-plant-contract-to-Chemoproject-Nitrogen_63184.html
August 13, 2014
BASF's venture capital business says it has invested €1.0 million ($1.3 million) in the technology company SmartKem (St. Asaph, UK), a leader in R&D of high-performance...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/BASF-invests-in-organic-semiconductor-inks-firm-SmartKem_63145.html
August 13, 2014
Specialty chemicals distributor IMCD Group (Rotterdam) posted a a 22% increase in net profit before amortization and nonrecurring items for the first half of 2014 compared with the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/IMCD-posts-first-results-since-IPO-big-increases-in-sales-and-earnings_63143.html
August 13, 2014
Allana Potash (Toronto) has awarded Amec's Americas arm a contract to complete front-end engineering and design (FEED) work on its 1-million m.t./year Danakhil potash project in...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Allana-Potash-awards-FEED-contract-to-Amec_63142.html
August 13, 2014
Indian Oil (New Delhi) says that its previously announced polypropylene (PP) project at Paradip, India, is expected to be completed in September 2017. The project was approved by the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Indian-Oils-PP-project-at-Paradip-to-be-completed-in-2017_63141.html
August 13, 2014
Merck KGaA today reported a 4% decline in second-quarter net income, to €303.3 million ($404.9 million). Acquisition-related one-time items, lower royalty, license and commission...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Merck-KGaA-reports-lower-second-quarter-net-income-confirms-outlook_63140.html
August 13, 2014
MEO Australia (Melbourne) announced today that it has put up for sale a stake in its previously reported Tassie Shoal methanol and liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects after receiving...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/MEO-Australia-to-sell-stake-in-methanol-and-LNG-projects_63049.html
August 12, 2014
Nova Chemicals reports second-quarter profit of $167 million, down 17% year-on-year (YOY) from $201 million, with lower margins in the olefins segments partially offset by higher margins in polyethylene. Sales slipped 5.8%, to $1.29 billion....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Nova-quarterly-profit-down-17-percent-PE-gains-offset-by-weak-olefins_63126.html
August 12, 2014
Valspar says that net income for the quarter ended 25 July was $97.8 million, up 4% year-on-year (YOY). Reported earnings of $1.14/share dipped slightly below analyst estimates of...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Valspar-results-up-on-strength-in-coatings_63127.html
August 12, 2014
Mepron helps dairy cows produce more milk without additional crude protein in their feed. Evonik Industries announced on 12 August that it will construct a methionine production plant...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Evonik-to-build-amino-acid-production-unit-at-Mobile-AL_63130.html
August 12, 2014
Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals (MRPL; Mangalore, India), a subsidiary of ONGC (New Delhi), reports a 3.2% increase in first fiscal quarter revenues, to 166.5 billion Indian...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/MRPL-reports-higher-sales-readies-PP-plant-appoints-managing-director_63128.html
August 12, 2014
Galenica (Bern, Switzerland) said today that it is adapting a new management structure. The group will be headed by two CEOs, one in charge of Vifor Pharma, formerly the pharma...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Swiss-health-care-group-Galenica-to-split-into-two-listed-companies_63125.html
August 12, 2014
Industries Qatar (IQ; Doha), a listed firm that controls some of the country’s major petrochemical, fertilizer, and steel manufacturing companies, reports a decline in earnings...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Shutdowns-and-lower-fertilizer-prices-reduce-earnings-at-Industries-Qatar_63124.html
August 12, 2014
Energy company OMV (Vienna) says that operating profit at the company's petrochemicals business was €40 million ($53.4 million) in the second quarter, slightly lower than in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/OMV-posts-slight-decline-in-petchem-profit-on-lower-ethylene-margins_63123.html
August 12, 2014
Methanol Chemicals Co. (Ad Dammām, Saudi Arabia) says that it expects to resume operations at its para-formaldehyde manufacturing plant at Al Jubail by the end of fiscal 2014. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Chemanol-to-restart-para-formaldehyde-plant-by-year-end_63122.html
August 12, 2014
LCY Chemical (Taipei), which is being investigated by Taiwanese authorities over its role in the 31 July explosions at Kaohsiung, Taiwan, which killed 30 people and injured more than...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/LCY-Chemical-ordered-to-halt-polypropylene-production-at-Kaohsiung_63121.html
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