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November 12, 2015
K+S (Kassel, Germany), having fought off a takeover proposal from PotashCorp, is under pressure from stakeholders to enhance its financial performance, says K+S chairman Norbert...
November 11, 2015
K+S (Kassel, Germany) reports adjusted group earnings from continued operations up 17% in the third quarter compared with the corresponding period of last year, to €89.2 million...
November 11, 2015
The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has given preliminary approval to Oxea’s plan to build a second n-propanol unit at its Bay City, TX, facility, according to a notice released by the commission on 9 November. The notice states that the new unit will have capacity to produce 150,000 m.t./year of n-propanol and 64,000 m.t./year of propionaldehyde....
November 11, 2015
Europe's styrene customer reference price (CRP) has been confirmed settled for November at €960/m.t. fca, down €30/m.t. from the CRP for October. This settlement follows the...
November 10, 2015
Recent production issues in the US olefins market have had little to no impact on spot prices this month because of ample supply....
November 10, 2015
US benzene imports were slightly higher than expected for September, while exports were slightly down, according to data made available from Global Trade Information Services (GTIS) today.The US imported approximately 207,000 m.t. of benzene in September, up by about 38% from 150,000 m.t. in August, for the first monthly increase in five months....
November 10, 2015
Uzbekneftegaz (Tashkent), the state-owned energy company, is studying plans to build an aromatics complex in Uzbekistan. The company and Samsung Engineering have signed a memorandum of...
November 10, 2015
Kronos (Dallas) reports a third-quarter net loss of $11.8 million, down from a profit of $31.9 million in the year-ago period. Net sales fell 19% year-over-year (YOY) to $336.5 million. The 10-cts/share loss missed the mean analyst estimate of a 9 cts/share gain as compiled by Thomson Reuters (New York)....
November 10, 2015
LSB Industries (Oklahoma City, OK) has reported third-quarter results for its chemical business, which turned in an operating loss of $55 million during the quarter, versus an operating loss of $5.6 million in the year-ago period. Sales declined 15% year-over-year (YOY) to $80.6 million. The company also provided an update on the expansion of its El Dorado facility....
November 10, 2015
MOL (Budapest) has inaugurated a previously announced butadiene facility at Tiszaújváros, Hungary, the company announced today. The plant is expected to improve the...
November 10, 2015
SNC-Lavalin has been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) contract by Yara International, through its subsidiary Yara Dallol, for a greenfield potash...
November 9, 2015
Altivia Petrochemicals (Houston) said on Friday that it has completed the acquisition of the Haverhill Chemical (Houston) assets, which produce phenol, acetone, alpha-Methylstyrene (AMS) and bisphenol-A (BPA). The completion of the acquisition comes after a US bankruptcy court approved the sale earlier in the week....
November 9, 2015
Enterprise Products Partners (Houston) has obtained another long-term contract for the export of ethane from its Morgan’s Point, TX, terminal, now under construction. With this latest deal, nearly 90% of the terminal’s 200,000 bbl/day operating capacity has been committed, says the company....
November 9, 2015
Oxiteno (São Paolo) intends to build a $113 million, 170,000 m.t./year ethoxylation unit at its site in Pasadena, TX, more than doubling the original planned capacity. The company hopes to begin construction by the second quarter of 2016, with start-up to come in the fourth quarter of 2017. João Parolín, CEO, says the investment is part of a long-term plan to turn the Pasadena site into a large, integrated production facility capable of supplying the range of Oxiteno’s technology to the North American market....
November 9, 2015
Ineos Europe, ExxonMobil Chemical and Shell Chemicals Europe on Monday announced a long-term sale and purchase agreement to secure ethane from US shale gas for the Fife ethylene plant...
November 6, 2015
Borealis's 610,000-m.t./year steam cracker at Stenungsund, Sweden, is scheduled to restart this weekend after delays following a planned maintenance turnaround, Borealis has confirmed...
November 5, 2015
Trinseo (Berwyn, PA) reports net income of $52 million for the third quarter, up from a $10 million loss in the year-ago period. Sales totaled $1.028 billion, down 21% year-over-year (YOY) on the pass-through of lower raw material costs, says the company. Adjusted earnings of $1.07/share missed the mean analyst estimate of $1.28/share as compiled by Thomson Reuters (New York)....
November 5, 2015
Tronox (Stamford, CT) reports a net loss for the third-quarter of $54 million, versus a loss of $90 million in the year-ago quarter. Net sales totaled $575 million, up 34% year-over-year (YOY). Adjusted earnings came to a loss of 46 cts/share, short of the mean analyst estimate of a 12-ct/share loss, as compiled by Thomson Reuters (New York)....
November 5, 2015
Uralchem (Moscow), a major fertilizer producer, on Thursday released its production data covering the first nine months of this year. The company produced 4.4 million m.t. of...
November 4, 2015
Acetone prices in Asia are under pressure and likely to continue falling as supply continues to outpace demand, IHS Chemical says. Three new Chinese units—Sinopec, FCFC...
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