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May 24, 2016
China National Chemical Corp. (ChemChina; Beijing) is making good progress with its $43.3-billion acquisition of Syngenta (Basel), the global leading agricultural chemicals company...
May 20, 2016
Fertilizer prices track energy prices, as do the prices of other commodities. Meanwhile, nitrogen fertilizer capacity growth will continue to outpace demand. As a result, a tougher and more competitive environment for fertilizer producers is anticipated over the next four years....
May 19, 2016
Bayer has approached Monsanto with an unsolicited, nonbinding takeover offer that would create the largest seed and pesticides firm and help the two ag leaders hold rank in a...
May 20, 2016
 Global ethylene demand, currently estimated at 140 million m.t./year, is growing at 5.5 million m.t.-6 million m.t./year, equivalent to 5-6 world scale plants. “This means...
May 18, 2016
Tometich: Next silicones chief at Dow Corning. Dow Corning has named  Andrew Tometich as business president of Dow Corning’s silicones business, effective upon completion of...
May 16, 2016
Ascend Performance Materials says it has put plans to build a propane dehydrogenation (PDH) plant on hold because of market conditions. The two-train project at Chocolate Bayou, TX...
May 12, 2016
Monsanto shares are trading about 8% higher this morning on two separate takeover reports. Bloomberg reports that Bayer is considering a bid, while StreetInsider says BASF is exploring...
May 12, 2016
Honeywell announced today that it will spin off its $1.3-billion resins and chemicals business into a stand-alone, publicly traded company by early 2017. The new company, named...
May 11, 2016
Siluria Technologies, a developer of novel process technologies, announced on Wednesday that it has proven the commercial viability of its oxidative coupling of methane-to-ethylene...
May 9, 2016
Ferro says it has retained investment bank Lazard (New York) to advise its board on “exploring strategic alternatives for the company.” A Reuters report on Friday said that...
May 5, 2016
Braskem has named Braskem America head Fernando Musa as its CEO, effective 4 May. Musa succeeds Carlos Fadigas, who will move to a new role within Braskem’s parent company...
May 5, 2016
Syngenta (Basel), the agricultural chemicals company being acquired by ChemChina (Beijing), has appointed Univar’s Erik Fyrwald as its next CEO, effective 1 June. Fyrwald, who resigned as CEO from Univar on 2 May, succeeds John Ramsay, who has been interim CEO since November 2015, following the resignation of Mike Mack....
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