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December 19, 2013
Uralkali (Berezniki, Russia), a leading global producer of potash, today reported a 19% drop in third-quarter revenues, to $856 million, with net revenues down 21%, to $697 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/Uralkali-reports-lower-revenues-sees-pickup-in-potash-demand-next-year_57531.html
December 19, 2013
Hanwha Chemical said today that it has signed a letter of intent (LOI) to build a petrochemical complex in Iraq. The LOI was signed at Seoul by the company’s president, Han-hong...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene/Hanwha-Chemical-signs-LOI-to-build-petchems-complex-in-Iraq_57533.html
December 19, 2013
Great Quest Metals (Vancouver), a Canadian mineral exploration company focused on the development of African agricultural mineral projects for local production of fertilizers, says it...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/Great-Quest-signs-MOU-to-develop-potash-production-business-in-Botswana_57536.html
December 18, 2013
Yara says it has signed shipbuilding contracts with Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (Ulsan, South Korea) for the construction and delivery of two medium-size liquefied petroleum gas carriers...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/Yara-orders-two-ships-from-Korea_57475.html
December 18, 2013
Nova Chemicals says it will expand its ethylene capacity at its Corunna, ON site by 20% and debottleneck polyethylene at its nearby Moore, ON site. Nova also reaffirmed its interest a second polyethylene (PE) facility based on its Advanced Sclairtech (AST) technology. The projects are part of the company's Nova 2020 growth plan....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene/Nova-Chemicals-plans-ethylene-PE-expansion-at-Sarnia-sites-evaluating-new-PE-plant_57504.html
December 18, 2013
Sahara Petrochemicals Co. has announced that its subsidiary Al Waha Petrochemicals will undergo a 15-day scheduled maintenance on its plants starting 24 December. Al Waha, in which...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/propylene/Al-Waha-Petrochemicals-to-undergo-15-day-maintenance_57480.html
December 17, 2013
Jacobs Engineering says it has been awarded a contract by Midwest Fertilizer to provide management services to a nitrogen-based plant at Posey County, IN. Financial terms of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/Jacobs-awarded-$2-billion-nitrogen-plant-contract_57451.html
December 17, 2013
Fertilizer producer Uralchem (Moscow) said on Monday that it has secured a seven-year $4.5- billion loan from VTB Capital. Uralchem and its Kirovo-Chepetsk plant are the borrowers...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/Uralchem-secures-loan-to-pay-for-stake-in-potash-producer-Uralkali_57440.html
December 16, 2013
Qatar Petrochemical Co. (Qapco; Doha), an 80-20 joint venture between Industries Qatar and Total, is planning to expand capacity of its Mesaieed, Qatar–based cracker complex by...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene/Qapco-plans-to-expand-Mesaieed-operations_57413.html
December 16, 2013
The government of Oman and BP today signed a gas sales agreement and an amended production sharing agreement for the development of the Khazzan field, with BP as the operator. The full...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/acetic_acid/BP-and-Oman-sign-major-gas-and-acetic-acid-investment-deal_57412.html
December 16, 2013
Sinochem (Beijing) has extended its agreement to buy potash from the North American potash cartel Canpotex by one year, Sinochem said on Friday. Canpotex,  owned by PotashCorp...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/Sinochem-extends-potash-supply-contract-with-Canpotex_57411.html
December 13, 2013
A US federal judge has ruled in favour of Tronox Incorporated, the predecessor company of Tronox Ltd., in a case brought against Anadarko Petroleum, which acquired Tronox’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/titanium_dioxide/Tronox-wins-bankruptcy-related-judgement-against-Anadarko_57381.html
December 13, 2013
Belarus plans to export 6.6. million m.t. of potash fertilizers during 2014, Andrei Kharkovets, minister of finance said on 12 December in a session at the country's House of...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/Report-Belarus-to-export-6-6-million-m-t-of-potash-fertilizers-next-year_57313.html
December 12, 2013
Technip announced today that it has extended its long-standing agreement with BP in the field of engineering services for purified terephthalic acid (PTA) plants based on BP’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/terephthalic_acid/Technip-and-BP-extend-PTA-plant-alliance_57305.html
December 12, 2013
Fertilizer producer Acron (Velikii Novgorod, Russia) and its Canadian subsidiary North Atlantic Potash today reported that their joint venture with Rio Tinto Potash Management, has...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/Acron-gives-an-update-on-its-huge-potash-deposit-in-Saskatchewan_57303.html
December 11, 2013
Uralkali (Berezniki, Russia), one of the world’s leading potash producers, has announced that, on 10 December, the Russian court decided to change the detention of Vladislav...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/Uralkali-CEOs-detention-switched-to-house-arrest_57262.html
December 11, 2013
Qatar Petroleum (QP; Doha) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Zeon Corp. (Tokyo) and Mitsui & Co. for the development of an integrated world-scale butadiene...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/butadiene/Qatar-Petroleum-signs-agreement-for-Ras-Laffan-butadiene-elastomer-project_57269.html
December 11, 2013
PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC; Bangkok) today released more information regarding its manufacturing joint verture's heads of agreement (MJV-HOA) with Pertamina, the Indonesian national...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/ethylene/Pertamina-and-PTTGC-sign-HOA-for-Indonesian-petchems-JV-Update_57231.html
December 10, 2013
Elekeiroz (São Paulo) has acquired an oxo gas plant that supplies its facility in Camaçari, Brazil, from Air Products. Elekeiroz, a producer of plasticizers, announced the move on 10 December. The deal includes the transfer of the plant’s employees and the purchase of equipment to adapt the plant’s product mix. Including the cost of integration, Elekeiroz values the investment at 70 million reais ($30 million)....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/petrochemicals/oxoalcohols/Elekeiroz-acquires-Air-Products-oxo-gas-plant-in-Brazil-updated_57225.html
December 10, 2013
Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL; Tel Aviv) has agreed to freeze its plans to lay off employees, according to a Globes reports published today. ICL has agreed to intensive talks with the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/basic_chemicals/inorganic_chemicals/fertilizers/Report-Israel-Chemicals-freezes-layoff-plans_57247.html
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