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May 8, 2015
Syngenta (Basel) on Friday rejected an offer from Monsanto to buy the Swiss-based pesticides and seeds group for just over $45 billion. The company says that the unsolicited offer...
http://www.chemweek.com/lab/Syngenta-rejects-$45-billion-takeover-offer-from-Monsanto_70244.html
May 6, 2015
A previously announced petchems project planned in Belmont County, OH, is expected to require a capital expenditure of $5 billion, sources tell CW on the sidelines of the APIC 2015...
http://www.chemweek.com/lab/PTTGC-outlines-Ohio-Indonesian-petchem-projects_70118.html
May 5, 2015
The IRS has issued a proposed ruling that could jeopardize plans to put petrochemical assets into tax-saving master limited partnerships (MLPs). The document specifically states that income derived from a steam cracker would not qualify for MLP status, directly contradicting a ruling issued on 2 July 2012....
http://www.chemweek.com/lab/Proposed-IRS-ruling-threatens-cracker-MLPs_70105.html
May 1, 2015
BASF today reported its first-quarter results, beating consensus estimates, and has confirmed its outlook for 2015 of sales slightly increasing with Ebit before special items likely...
http://www.chemweek.com/lab/BASF-reports-first-quarter-earnings-decline-on-higher-sales-confirms-2015-outlook_69958.html
April 30, 2015
Air Products reports net income of $290 million for the quarter ended 31 March, up 2% year-on-year (YOY). Earnings gains in the Americas, Asia, and performance material offset the impact of weaker European results and negative currency impacts. Sales of $2.4 billion were down 6% YOY. The company says reported adjusted earnings were $1.55/share, up 17% YOY and line with analyst estimates....
http://www.chemweek.com/lab/Air-Products-net-income-up-2-percent-as-stronger-materials-and-Asia-results-offset-currency-impact_69976.html
April 29, 2015
Crude oil price swings in recent months, combined with a devalued euro, have created a volatile, but profitable marketplace for Europe’s petrochemical producers, according to...
http://www.chemweek.com/lab/IHS-Declining-oil-prices-devalued-euro-create-volatile-but-profitable-market-for-Europes-chemical-producers_69885.html
April 24, 2015
Shin-Etsu has made a final investment decision to proceed with a $1.4-billion ethane cracker at its Plaquemine, LA, complex, the company’s first US ethylene investment. PTT...
http://www.chemweek.com/lab/Shin-Etsu-confirms-Louisiana-cracker-PTT-eyes-Ohio_69751.html
April 24, 2015
Dow Chemical has launched its 2025 sustainability goals, which include an industry-first target of incorporating the value of natural capital into project design. Dow aims to generate...
http://www.chemweek.com/lab/Dow-includes-natural-capital-in-2025-sustainability-goals_69789.html
April 24, 2015
Liveris: ‘Geopolitical and economic uncertainty’ expected to continue through 2015. North American diversified chemical companies’ first-quarter earnings beat...
http://www.chemweek.com/lab/Dow-DuPont-beat-estimates-despite-big-revenue-drops_69782.html
April 23, 2015
Shin-Etsu has made a final decision to build a $1.4-billion ethane cracker at its Plaquemine, LA complex, the company’s first US ethylene investment. Shin-Etsu, the largest...
http://www.chemweek.com/lab/Shin-Etsu-to-proceed-with-plans-for-US-cracker_69700.html
April 22, 2015
Trian CEO Nelson Peltz told investors yesterday that former LyondellBasell CEO James Gallogly asked to be CEO-designee at DuPont as a condition of joining Trian’s proposed slate of directors at DuPont. Trian is waging a proxy battle to seat four directors at DuPont’s annual meeting in Wilmington, DE on 13 May....
http://www.chemweek.com/lab/Trian-says-Gallogly-pushed-for-CEO-role-at-DuPont_69682.html
April 21, 2015
The global surplus of light naphtha could increase by as much as 14 million m.t./year over the next five years, according to a study released today, “The IHS Energy and IHS Chemical Light and Heavy Naphtha International Market Review.” Although demand for light naphtha will continue to expand, supply will grow faster, propelled by booming tight oil production in the United States, which will become the world’s largest exporter of light naphtha by 2020, says IHS....
http://www.chemweek.com/lab/Global-light-naphtha-surplus-could-increase-by-14-million-m-t-by-2020-IHS_69652.html
April 21, 2015
Air Products says that it has been awarded a contract by Saudi Aramco to build and operate the world’s largest industrial gas complex. The total investment necessary to build the facility is about $2.1 billion, Air Products says....
http://www.chemweek.com/lab/Air-Products-wins-contract-from-Aramco-to-build-worlds-largest-industrial-gas-complex_69594.html
April 21, 2015
ExxonMobil Chemical says it is considering whether to build a new polyethylene (PE) line at its Beaumont, TX, facility. The project would be additional to two 650,000-m.t./year PE lines now under construction at Mont Belvieu, TX. “We’ll conduct an extensive evaluation before making any final investment decision,” ExxonMobil says....
http://www.chemweek.com/lab/ExxonMobil-considering-PE-project-at-Beaumont-TX_69643.html
April 17, 2015
The US chemical industry is poised to capitalize on the increased supply of energy and feedstocks that will allow it to reestablish itself as a leading global supplier, ACC president and CEO Cal Dooley told attendees of ACC’s Responsible Care conference, held 13–16 April in Miami....
http://www.chemweek.com/lab/ACCs-CEO-confident-on-US-shale-TSCA-reform-prospects_69522.html
April 17, 2015
Braskem is reevaluating its planned Parkersburg, WV, cracker, a joint venture with Odebrecht, to address uncertainties generated by the steep decline in crude oil pricing. Assuming it proceeds, start-up would come after 2020, says Fernando Musa, CEO/America at Braskem....
http://www.chemweek.com/lab/Braskem-slows-Marcellus-cracker-considers-PP-builds_69536.html
April 17, 2015
Coatings makers PPG Industries and Sherwin-Williams (SW) report higher year-on-year (YOY) sales and earnings. PPG beat estimates on cost cutting efforts. Both companies experienced mixed volume growth, however, with some sectors and regions healthy and others sluggish....
http://www.chemweek.com/lab/PPG-beats-estimates-as-analysts-expect-muted-growth_69533.html
April 15, 2015
Braskem is reevaluating its planned Parkersburg, WV cracker, a joint venture with Odebrecht, to address uncertainties generated by the steep decline in crude oil pricing. Assuming it proceeds, startup would come after 2020, says Fernando Musa, CEO of Braskem America. “This is something that we will continue to pursue, and look for the right timing and moment to invest,” he adds....
http://www.chemweek.com/lab/Braskem-slows-Marcellus-cracker-considers-polypropylene-expansion_69458.html
April 15, 2015
The US chemical industry is poised to capitalize on the increased supply of energy and feedstocks that will allow it to reestablish itself as a leading global supplier, ACC president...
http://www.chemweek.com/lab/ACCs-Dooley-remains-confident-on-US-shale-advantage-and-TSCA-reform-prospects_69459.html
April 15, 2015
The output of chemicals in the European Union rose by a paltry 0.2% in 2014, while sales fell 1.1% compared with the previous year because of lower prices, according to the latest...
http://www.chemweek.com/lab/EU-chemical-output-stagnant-in-2014-sales-fall-prices-plunge-confidence-slips_69400.html
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