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January 17, 2014
Nova Chemicals marked the introduction of ethane from the Marcellus shale region to its Corunna, ON steam cracker with a ceremony held on 16 January. "This is a critical component to our Nova 2020 growth strategy of capitalizing on new feedstock sources to meet our current needs and expanding customer demands,” says CEO Randy Woelfel. Nova began feeding Marcellus ethane to the Corunna cracker in December....
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Nova-marks-introduction-of-Marcellus-ethane-to-Corunna-cracker_58038.html
January 17, 2014
The Norwegian National Authority for Investigation and Prosecution of Economic and Environmental Crime (Økokrim; Oslo) has indicted one Yara employee as a result of its...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Yara-employees-indicted-in-possible-corruption-case_58088.html
January 17, 2014
Alpek (San Pedro Garza García, Mexico), a subsidiary of Grupo Alfa (Monterrey, Mexico), and United Petrochemical Co. (UPC; Moscow), a subsidiary of Sistema (Moscow), the largest...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Alpek-and-United-Petrochemical-form-RusPETF-joint-venture_58087.html
January 17, 2014
Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) has announced the acquisition of Agro Nitrogenados’ urea manufacturing asset, which it plans to reactivate and revamp. The company says it will spend...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Pemex-to-spend-$475-million-on-urea-plant-in-Mexico_58085.html
January 16, 2014
Odebrecht (Salvador, Brazil), the majority shareholder in Braskem, has closed the previously reported acquisition of Sabic's site at Washington, WV, local media reports say. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Reports-Odebrecht-buys-Sabics-site-in-West-Virginia_58009.html
January 16, 2014
Formosa Plastics is planning to invest in a new ethylene plant in Louisiana using shale gas feedstock, according to local reports citing Formosa Plastics’ chairman Lee...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Formosa-Plastics-plans-to-build-ethylene-plant-in-Louisiana_57973.html
January 16, 2014
PPG today reported fourth-quarter net income from continuing operations up 33% year-on-year (YOY), to $254 million, or $1.78/share, on sales up 14%, to $3.7 billion. Adjusted earnings...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/PPG-earnings-up-33-percent-beat-estimates-as-volumes-rise_58010.html
January 16, 2014
Sasol today commissioned its new ethylene purification facility at Sasolburg. The company’s CEO, David Constable; and the South African minister of trade and industry, Rob...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Sasols-new-ethylene-splitter-will-lead-to-PE-capacity-hike_57946.html
January 16, 2014
Sahara Petrochemical today reported a huge increase in quarterly profits citing improved performance at its Al Waha polypropylene (PP) production affiliate, which in the past was...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Saudi-polypropylene-producers-Sahara-and-Advanced-report-large-increase-in-profits_58008.html
January 16, 2014
International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) said today that it has acquired Aromor Flavors & Fragrances (Kibbutz Givat Oz, Israel), a producer of complex specialty...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/IFF-acquires-Israeli-flavors-and-fragrances-firm-Aromor_58007.html
January 16, 2014
Mosaic says it has received approval from the Department of Justice (DOJ) under its Hart-Scott-Rodina Antitrust Improvement Act for the $1.4-billion acquisition of CF Industries'...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Mosaic-receives-approval-from-Department-of-Justice-for-phosphates-acquisition_57996.html
January 16, 2014
PhosAgro (Moscow) announced today that its subsidiary PhosAgro Cherepovets has signed a $440.6-million loan agreement with Japanese banks to fund construction of a previously announced...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/PhosAgro-secures-loan-to-fund-ammonia-project-in-Russia_58002.html
January 16, 2014
Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings, the parent company of Mitsubishi Chemical, says that it has appointed Glenn Fredrickson, professor/department of chemical engineering and materials of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Mitsubishi-Chemical-Holdings-appoints-chief-technology-officer_58001.html
January 15, 2014
Total says it has received the go-ahead from the Chinese authorities to proceed with a coal-to-olefins joint venture with China Power Investment Corp. (CPI; Beijing) in the autonomous...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Total-gets-green-light-for-coal-to-olefins-JV-in-China_57976.html
January 15, 2014
Indian energy major ONGC (New Delhi) on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding with Kuwait Petroleum Corp. (KPC), which could lead to the Kuwaiti firm becoming a shareholder in...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Kuwait-Petroleum-ONGC-sign-deal-for-OPAL-and-Mangalore-projects-in-India_57975.html
January 15, 2014
Intrepid Potash (Denver) says it is implementing a number of cost-saving initiatives. The initiatives include a 7% reduction in Intrepid's workforce as well as support associated with...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Intrepid-Potash-announces-cost-saving-measures-including-7-percent-cut-in-workforce_57974.html
January 15, 2014
AkzoNobel says that its full-year 2013 operating income before incidental items is unlikely to exceed the €908 million ($1.2 billion) reported in 2012. This has been AkzoNobel's...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/AkzoNobel-Economic-environment-still-challenging-maintains-2013-operating-income-forecast_57799.html
January 15, 2014
Siluria Technologies (San Francisco), a startup developing catalyst technology to convert natural gas into ethylene and fuels, announced today that Braskem is funding construction of a...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Braskem-to-collaborate-with-methane-to-ethylene-startup-Siluria_57977.html
January 15, 2014
Sibur says it has appointed Pavel Lyakhovich as managing director and head/plastics and organic synthesis products, effective today.  He succeeds Sergey Merzlyakov, who has...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Sibur-appoints-new-headplastics-and-organic-synthesis_57972.html
January 15, 2014
The board of Yara International (Oslo) has informed the Norwegian National Authority for Investigation and Prosecution of Economic and Environmental Crime (Økokrim) that the...
http://www.chemweek.com/home/top_of_the_news/Norway-fines-Yara-for-corrupt-payments-related-to-Libya-India-expansions_57970.html
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