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March 26, 2014
The shale revolution will dramatically affect the global distribution of chemical industry profits, says Dave Witte,senior v.p. of IHS and general manager of IHS Chemical. North America chemical earnings leaped ahead of the global average beginning in 2009, and Witte expects the trend to continue beyond 2018....
http://www.chemweek.com/lab/IHS-WPC-2014-Shale-will-shift-global-distribution-of-chemical-earnings_59856.html
March 21, 2014
Europe’s cost-competitiveness handicap in petrochemicals continues to grow in comparison with other regions. The continent’s petrochemicals sector operates in an environment where key production costslabor, energy, and feedstock—are high, and demand for commodity chemicals is sluggish....
http://www.chemweek.com/lab/Ethane-imports-to-Europe-An-option-with-challenges_59712.html
March 19, 2014
DuPont said on 10 March that it still expects to post full-year 2014 operating earnings of $4.20-4.45/share despite “challenged” first-quarter earnings and revenue growth due to winter storms in North America and business disruptions in Ukraine....
http://www.chemweek.com/lab/DuPont-sees-challenged-first-quarter-but-maintains-forecast_59577.html
March 14, 2014
Robert Patterson PolyOne has named COO Robert Patterson as its next president and CEO, effective 15 May. Patterson succeeds Stephen Newlin, who will retire as president and CEO...
http://www.chemweek.com/lab/PolyOne-appoints-Patterson-as-next-CEO_59487.html
March 14, 2014
PolyOne has named COO Robert Patterson as its next president and CEO, effective 15 May....
http://www.chemweek.com/lab/PolyOne-appoints-Patterson-as-next-CEO_59558.html
March 14, 2014
FMC plans to separate into two independent public companies by spinning off its lithium and soda ash businesses. Current FMC chairman and CEO Pierre Brondeau will continue to lead New FMC, which will retain FMC’s higher-margin agricultural solutions and health and nutrition segments....
http://www.chemweek.com/lab/FMC-to-spin-off-soda-ash-and-lithium-businesses_59575.html
March 14, 2014

Refinery catalyst makers continue to benefit from growing demand for fuels in high-growth economies in Asia, Latin America, and the Mideast, as well as the global adoption of more stringent regulatory standards. In developed markets, products that help refiners process difficult feedstocks and boost outputs of higher-value products are creating opportunities.

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http://www.chemweek.com/lab/Refinery-catalysts-Value-creation-with-every-barrel_59574.html
March 12, 2014
Al Qurtas: Growth of Gulf petrochemicals necessitates strengthening of technological capabilities. Producers in the Mideast are sharpening their focus on research and innovation...
http://www.chemweek.com/lab/GPCA-Sharper-focus-on-industry-innovation_58973.html
March 12, 2014
BioConsortia (Davis, CA) has named former AgraQuest CEO Marcus Meadows-Smith as its CEO....
http://www.chemweek.com/lab/Agbiotech-firm-BioConsortia-names-former-AgraQuest-chief-as-CEO_59512.html
March 12, 2014
The chemical industry in Germany rounded off a turbulent 2014 with a strong fourth quarter, says chemical industry association VCI (Frankfurt). Production in Germany’s third...
http://www.chemweek.com/lab/VCI-German-chemical-industry-achieves-strong-end-to-2013-outlook-positive-for-2014_59493.html
March 10, 2014
DuPont said today that it still expects to post full-year 2014 operating earnings of $4.20-$4.45/share despite “challenged” first-quarter earnings and revenue growth due to winter storms in North America and business disruptions in the Ukraine....
http://www.chemweek.com/lab/DuPont-maintains-2014-forecast-despite-"challenged"-first-quarter_59456.html
March 7, 2014
Jim Ratcliffe, chairman of Ineos, says that much of the European chemical industry could close within the next decade. In today's open letter to José Manuel Barroso, president...
http://www.chemweek.com/lab/Ineos-chairman-warns-that-Europes-chemical-industry-could-disappear-within-a-decade_59396.html
March 6, 2014
Shin-Etsu (Tokyo) is studying plans to build a US world-scale ethylene plant, executive chairman Chihiro Kanagawa tells CW. Shin-Etsu is the largest US and global maker of PVC and currently purchases all of its US ethylene requirements under long-term contracts....
http://www.chemweek.com/lab/Shin-Etsu-evaluating-US-ethylene-investment_59392.html
February 28, 2014

Favorable demand and market conditions helped lead chemical M&A activity higher in 2013 with indications that gains will continue in 2014, says one industry banker.

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http://www.chemweek.com/lab/M-and-A-strength-seen-in-2013-expected-to-continue_59185.html
February 28, 2014
One-off expenses and other nonrecurring factors weighed on Solvay’s fourth-quarter 2013 earnings, but the company says its underlying performance is improving. And, the financial...
http://www.chemweek.com/lab/Solvay-shows-underlying-growth-may-sell-Eco-Services_59208.html
February 28, 2014
BASF has announced higher fourth-quarter and full-year 2013 earnings and says it is cautiously optimistic about the year ahead...
http://www.chemweek.com/lab/BASF-reports-higher-profits-cautiously-optimistic-on-2014_59168.html
February 28, 2014
Asahi Kasei says it will close several petrochemical production plants in Japan and, with Mitsubishi Chemical, is also moving ahead with the previously announced plans to combine their...
http://www.chemweek.com/lab/Asahi-Kasei-to-close-several-petrochemical-plants-in-Japan_59203.html
February 28, 2014
Paints and coatings makers, and their suppliers, are optimistic about their prospects for 2014, with economic growth accelerating in the United States and turning positive in Europe, producers and analysts say. Raw material costs—the bane of paint makers’ existences in 2012—were mostly stable in 2013 and are expected to remain that way....
http://www.chemweek.com/lab/Paints-and-coatings-Growth-regains-momentum_59155.html
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