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August 15, 2014
Traders of European toluene were forced to decline enquiries from Mideast and Asia buyers seeking small volumes of toluene this week despite a open arbitrage on paper, IHS Chemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/toluene/European-traders-decline-Asian-Mideast-bids-for-toluene_63249.html
August 15, 2014
Mosaic announced today that its board of directors has named Mark Isaacson v.p., general counsel, and corporate secretary, as well as part of the senior leadership team. Isaacson has...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/Mosaic-announces-several-senior-leadership-appointments_63242.html
August 15, 2014
Sabic has announced that it is going ahead with majorly upgrading its olefins plant at Wilton, UK, to enable it to use ethane gas feedstock imported from the United States. The company...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene/Sabic-proceeds-with-converting-UK-cracker-to-use-US-ethane_63232.html
August 14, 2014
Momentive Specialty Chemicals (MSC) says it has selected the city of Curitiba, in the state of Parana, Brazil, as the location of its next forest products manufacturing site in Latin...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/formaldehyde/Momentive-selects-Brazil-site-for-forest-products-facility_63190.html
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/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/K+S-reports-lower-sales-and-earnings-expects-full-year-revenues-to-decline_63178.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/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene/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/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/PhosAgro-awards-urea-plant-contract-to-Chemoproject-Nitrogen_63184.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/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/Allana-Potash-awards-FEED-contract-to-Amec_63142.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/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/methanol/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/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene/Nova-quarterly-profit-down-17-percent-PE-gains-offset-by-weak-olefins_63126.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/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene/Shutdowns-and-lower-fertilizer-prices-reduce-earnings-at-Industries-Qatar_63124.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/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/formaldehyde/Chemanol-to-restart-para-formaldehyde-plant-by-year-end_63122.html
August 11, 2014
Saudi International Petrochemical Co. (Sipchem) says it has restarted its methanol plant at Al Jubail following an unscheduled stoppage at the plant on 24 July 2012. The company says...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/methanol/Sipchem-restarts-methanol-plant-at-Al-Jubail_63098.html
August 11, 2014
LG International (Seoul) plans to invest in a large petrochemical complex in the Bintuni industrial area, West Papua, Indonesia, The Jakarta Post reports. On Friday following a meeting...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/methanol/LG-International-plans-methanol-complex-in-Indonesia_63101.html
August 8, 2014
Brahmaputra Valley Fertilizer Corp. Ltd. (BVFCL; Namrup, India) has partnered with Oil India and the Assam state government to construct a previously announced ammonia-urea complex at...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/India-advances-nitrogen-fertilizer-plans-in-Assam_63082.html
August 8, 2014
Exports of potash from Russia rose 52.9% in the first six months of the year, according to the country's Federal Customs Service. The country exported 4.76 million m.t. in the period...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/Russian-fertilizer-exports-rise-in-first-six-months_63081.html
August 8, 2014
Rentech Nitrogen posted second-quarter operating income of $23.2 million, down 31% year-over-year (YOY). Operating income excludes the impact of the expected impairment of goodwill...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/Rentech-Nitrogen-reports-lower-results-on-Pasadena-plant-weakness_63073.html
August 8, 2014
Kronos Worldwide (Dallas) reports second-quarter income of $33.1 million, reversing a year-ago loss of $33.9 million. Sales declined 8% year-over-year (YOY), to $443.5 million, the result of lower prices and volumes, the company says. Earnings per share totaled 29 cts....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/titanium_dioxide/Kronos-swings-to-$33-million-profit-on-lower-costs_63072.html
August 7, 2014
Agrium reports net earnings of $625 million for the second quarter, down 15% year-over-year (YOY) with earnings per share of $4.34/share surpassing analyst estimates of $4.11/share, as...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/Agrium-posts-strong-results-on-improved-retail-business_63054.html
August 7, 2014
CF Industries says net earnings of $312.6 million for the second quarter were down 37% year-over-year (YOY) on sales of $1.5 billion down 12% YOY. Earnings per share of $6.10/share...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/CF-Industries-sales-earnings-down_63055.html
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