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August 17, 2015
Northern Plains Nitrogen (NPN; Valley City, ND) says it has received a construction permit for a previously announced $2-billion fertilizer complex at Grand Forks, ND. The company...
August 17, 2015
PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC; Bangkok), Thailand’s largest and one of Asia’s leading petrochemical firms, on Monday signed two agreements to carry out engineering studies for...
August 17, 2015
Unipetrol (Prague), a subsidiary of PKN Orlen (PÅ‚ock, Poland), on Friday declared force majeure on products from its petrochemicals site at Litvínov, Czech Republic. The...
August 17, 2015
Camson Bio Technologies (Bangalore) has filed patents for the discovery of natural fertilizers produced using microbial fermentation technology. The company says this is a major...
August 17, 2015
MBAC Fertilizer (Toronto) has released its financial results and said it is in exclusive negotiations with an investment fund active in the fertilizer industry and that has submitted...
August 17, 2015
PhosAgro (Moscow), a leading phosphate fertilizer producer, recorded a 9.7% year-on-year increase in fertilizer production and sales in the first half of the year, to 3.4 million m.t...
August 17, 2015
Fertilizer major EuroChem (Zug, Switzerland) on Monday reported consolidated second-quarter revenues of $1.14 billion and Ebitda of $318 million, down 15% and 1% year-on-year (YOY)...
August 17, 2015
Verkhnekamsk Potash, a member of the Acron Group (Velikiy Novgorod, Russia), has received approval for the design documentation for its Talitsky potash mine from Glavgosexpertiza...
August 14, 2015
Flint Hills Resources says that its Port Arthur, TX facility will begin to shut down and de-inventory portions of its operations ahead of planned maintenance to make process...
August 14, 2015
US refiners have been in the market this week looking to cover toluene and xylene supply following a slew of production issues in the Midwest. The largest of BP's three crude oil...
August 13, 2015
A fire broke out today at Unipetrol's (Prague) steam cracker at Livitnov, Czech Republic, the company says in a statement. Unipetrol did not offer details explaining the cause of the...
August 13, 2015
K+S Group's (Kassel, Germany) quarter-two net income was up more than 44%% year-on-year (YOY), to €153.3 million ($170.4 million), the improvement in earnings due primarily to...
August 13, 2015
US propylene stocks were mixed in the week that ended on 7 August, according to data released on Wednesday by the Energy Information Administration (EIA). Propane/propylene stocks were...
August 12, 2015
International Chemical Investors Group (ICIG; Frankfurt) has announced the completion of its acquisition of certain chlorvinyls assets from Inovyn, the polyvinyl chloride (PVC) joint...
August 12, 2015
Shell Canada said this week it would not provide details or a timeline on maintenance activities at its Scotford, AB, styrene plant. The plant remains on force majeure following...
August 12, 2015
UOP, a Honeywell company, announced on Wednesday that Shandong Chambroad Holding, has become the first company in China to bring on stream a combined C3 and C4 dehydrogenation unit...
August 12, 2015
CF Industries Holdings on Wednesday said it has agreed to enter into a strategic venture with CHS, the leading farmer-owned cooperative. CHS will make an equity investment in a wholly...
August 12, 2015
China XLX Fertilizer says it has completed construction and commenced production at its urea V plant, located in the coal field of Xinjiang.  The startup brought China XLX’s...
August 11, 2015
US imports of benzene were down in June, as exports picked up on the back of an open arbitrage window with Europe. The United States imported approximately 169,000 m.t. of benzene in...
August 11, 2015
Yuhuang Chemical Inc. (YCI; Houston), a subsidiary of China’s Shandong Yuhuang Chemical (Group) Co. (Heze City, Shandong Province), says it has secured long-term natural gas...
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