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July 18, 2016
Westlake Chemical Corp. (Houston, Texas) is restarting its Calvert City, Kentucky, complex, which has been offline for over six weeks. The company estimates a $40 million impact divided between second- and third-quarter financial results....
July 15, 2016
Argentina's market regulator CNV (Buenos Aires) has rejected Unipar Carbocloro's (São Paulo, Brazil) $202-million offer to acquire Solvay's majority stake in Solvay Indupa...
July 7, 2016
Solvay has completed the divestment of its shareholding in Inovyn (London), bringing to an end Solvay's chlorvinyls joint venture with Ineos, Solvay announced today. Solvay received...
June 10, 2016
Westlake Chemical has agreed to acquire Axiall for $33.00 share–65% more than Westlake originally offered–in an all-cash transaction that values Axiall at about $3.8 billion. The companies say the transaction has been unanimously approved by the boards of both companies, and it is expected to close by the fourth quarter....
May 13, 2016
Petroquímica Mexicana de Vinilo (PMV) has not announced any plans to rebuild the vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) unit in Coatzacoalcos, Mexico, and analysts at IHS Chemical expect it to be down for an extended period....
May 13, 2016
Asahi Glass says that it will increase the production capacity for vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) at the manufacturing site of the company’s Asahimas Chemical (Jakarta) subsidiary...
May 5, 2016
Axiall today reported a first-quarter net loss of $53.6 million, or 76 cts/share, on sales down 11% year-on-year (YOY), to $699.2 million. Adjusted earnings, excluding charges mostly...
April 29, 2016
There has been no damage to Petroquimica Mexicana de Vinilo's (PMV) chlor-alkali production following the explosion at the Pajaritos petrochemical complex at Coazalcoalcos, Mexico, on...
April 25, 2016
Petroquímica Mexicana de Vinilo (PMV), a 56-44 joint venture between Mexichem (Tlalnepantla, Mexico) and Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex; Mexico City), has declared force...
April 22, 2016
The death toll from the 20 April explosion at Petroquímica Mexicana de Vinilos (PMV)—a 56–44 joint venture of Mexichem (Tlalnepantla, Mexico) and Petróleos...
April 21, 2016
Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) has confirmed that the number of fatalities has increased to 13, from three reported earlier, and that 88 are injured and receiving hospital...
April 11, 2016
OxyVinyls put out a small fire over the weekend at its vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) plant in La Porte, TX, which is undergoing a planned turnaround. In a community hotline message, the company said the fire began on the afternoon of 9 April and was extinguished the same day....
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