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February 2, 2016
Biobased lubricants maker Biosynthetic Technologies (Irvine, CA) says the USDA has reserved over $100 million in loan guarantee funding under the Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical, and...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/lubricants/Biobased-lubricants-firm-gains-USDA-loan-guarantee-plans-commercial-scale-plant_76905.html
February 2, 2016
Nyco (Paris) says that it has commissioned a lubricant additives production unit at the company's Tournai, Belgium site. The new plant produces mainly antioxidants and coking...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/lubricants/France-based-lubricants-firm-commissions-additives-plant-in-Belgium_76885.html
January 26, 2016
Ashland has reported fiscal first-quarter net income more than doubled year-on-year (YOY), to $91 million, mostly because of a charge in the year-ago quarter. Sales fell 16% YOY, to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/lubricants/Ashland-beats-estimates-but-sales-down-on-energy-and-currency_76680.html
February 1, 2016
ACC’s specialty chemicals market volume index was down 2.7% in December 2015 compared with the year-ago month but fell only 0.3% year-to-date (YTD) in 2015 versus one year ago, both figures on a three-month moving average (3MMA). The index slipped 0.1% in December versus the earlier month, following a fall of 0.7% in November (both 3MMA)....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/lubricants/ACC-US-specialty-chemicals-moderating_76606.html
January 20, 2016
An investment firm has proposed that Ashland sell its specialty ingredients business and restructure Valvoline to create a master limited partnership (MLP), according to a Reuters...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/lubricants/Report-Investor-seeks-sale-of-Ashland-specialties-business-MLP-for-Valvoline_76592.html
December 15, 2015
Ashland has agreed to acquire OCH International (Portland, OR), which operates and franchises a total of 89 quick-lube stores across six US states. The acquisition is expected to be...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/lubricants/Ashland-to-acquire-quick-lube-franchise-in-the-US-in-preparation-for-Valvoline-spin-out_75839.html
November 18, 2015
Chemtura chairman and CEO Craig Rogerson tells CW that the company expects to maintain improvements in margins and earnings into 2016, even as the company remains on the hunt for a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/lubricants/Chemtura-sees-solid-year-ahead-still-looking-for-transformational-deal_75314.html
November 6, 2015
Ineos’s application for permission to build a world-scale high-viscosity polyalphaolefin (PAO) unit at La Porte, TX, has received preliminary approval, according to a notice issued by the Texas Commision on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) on 2 November....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/lubricants/TCEQ-gives-Ineos-PAO-project-at-La-Porte-TX-preliminary-approval_75071.html
November 5, 2015
Albemarle has reported third-quarter net income down 10.1% year-on-year (YOY), to $65.4 million, on sales up 40.9%, to $905.1 million. Adjusted earnings, excluding costs related to the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/lubricants/Albemarle-earnings-hit-by-currency-some-volume-declines-sells-metal-sulfides-business_74993.html
November 3, 2015
Ashland has reported a fiscal fourth-quarter net loss from continuing operations of $59 million, or 88 cts/share, on sales down 17% year-on-year (YOY), to $1.28 billion. This compared...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/lubricants/Ashland-beats-estimates-despite-volume-declines_74953.html
October 28, 2015
Lubricants maker Quaker Chemical has reported net income down 8.3% year-on-year (YOY), to $14.4 million, or $1.08/share, on net sales down 5%, to $189.2 million. Results declined...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/lubricants/Quaker-Chemical-earnings-fall-on-currency-impacts_74756.html
October 26, 2015
Ineos Oligomers has asked the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) for permission to build a planned 350,000 m.t./year linear alpha-olefins (LAO) plant at parent Ineos’s Chocolate Bayou works in Alvin, TX. Other locations are still under consideration, however....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/lubricants/Ineos-seeks-permit-to-build-350000-m-t-year-LAO-plant-at-Chocolate-Bayou-facility_74663.html
October 20, 2015
The US specialty chemicals market contracted 1.0% year-on-year (YOY) in September on a three-month moving average (3MMA), according to the latest issue of ACC's specialty market volume...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/lubricants/US-specialty-chemicals-down-1-0-percent-in-September_74470.html
October 9, 2015
WestRock Company (Norcross, GA) has filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC; Washington) for the tax-free spin-off of Ingevity, formerly MeadWestvaco’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/lubricants/WestRock-files-with-SEC-for-Ingevity-spin-off_74327.html
October 7, 2015
Oilfield chemicals supplier WadeCo Specialties (Midland, TX) says it has acquired Escudero Chemicals (Midland), a supplier of production chemicals and services to oilfields in the Permian and Illinois Basins. WadeCo, which is owned by Hastings Equity Partners, did not release the terms of the deal....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/lubricants/WadeCo-Specialties-acquires-Escudero-Chemicals_74144.html
September 22, 2015
Emery Oleochemicals (Shah Alam, Malaysia) says it has opened a $50-million polyols plant at Cincinnati that is designed to use renewable raw materials and recycled content as...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/lubricants/Emery-Oleochemicals-commissions-polyols-plant-based-on-renewable-raw-materials-and-scrap-foam_73823.html
September 22, 2015
Ashland on Tuesday announced plans to spin off its Valvoline motor oil and automotive maintenance segment as a separate, publicly traded company. After the spin-off, the “new...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/lubricants/Ashland-to-spin-off-Valvoline_73822.html
July 30, 2015
Quaker Chemical today announced second-quarter net income down 2.6% year-on-year (YOY), to $15.0 million, or $1.13/share, on sales down 4.0%, to $183.7 million. Volumes were up by 4%...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/lubricants/Quaker-Chemical-earnings-fall_72624.html
June 8, 2015
Koda Distribution today announced it has acquired Colonial Specialty Chemicals (CSC; Conshohocken, PA), a metalworking and industrial lubricants distributor, for an undisclosed sum...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/lubricants/Koda-acquires-US-lubricants-distributor_71079.html
June 4, 2015
Omnova Solutions (Beachwood, OH) has acquired New Fluid Solutions (Houston), a producer of oil and gas drilling fluid additives and other products for $5 million, plus up to $2 million more over the next two years depending on performance. The transaction includes New Fluid Solutions' full line of drilling fluid additives and a blending facility, warehouse and quality assurance/control laboratory in Stafford, TX....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/specialty_chemicals/lubricants/Omnova-acquires-oilfield-chemicals-maker_71018.html
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