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December 27, 2010
Saudi Aramco and China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC), the parent company of PetroChina, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to expand crude oil trade and strengthen cooperation on refinery and petrochemical projects....
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Aramco-CNPC-Sign-Agreement-to-Expand-Oil-Trade-Cooperate-in-Petchems_31798.html
December 23, 2010
Amyris and Grupo São Martinho say they have awarded CNEC WorleyParsons the contract to build a previously announced renewable chemicals plant at São Paolo, Brazil....
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Amyris-Advances-Farnesene-Platform_31780.html
December 21, 2010
Biomaterials start-up Elevance has raised $100 million in a Series C funding round, the company announced today. The funding round is the company's third. Naxos Capital partners led...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Elevance-Raises-$100-Million-in-Funding-Round_31742.html
December 20, 2010
A report by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE; Washington) says the country could well face shortages of rare earth materials within the next fifteen years. Rare earth materials, or...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/DOE-Report-Details-Possible-Rare-Earths-Shortages_31597.html
December 15, 2010
The J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI; San Diego, CA) announced in May of this year that it had, for the first time in scientific history, created a new, living microorganism in a...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Synthetic-Biology-Injecting-New-Life-into-the-Chemical-Industry_31497.html
December 10, 2010
By Jim Stoppert CEO of Rivertop Renewables (Missoula, MT)   Universally, companies in the green chemistry space are seeking to mitigate the negative economic and environmental...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Blog-Drop-in-Versus-Novel-Chemicals_31339.html
December 7, 2010
Strong demand recovery in 2010 and the need to foster innovation in the Mideast are key themes at the Fifth Annual GPCA Forum being held December 8-9 in Dubai. Attendance is expected to exceed 1,300, up more than 20% from last year.
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http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/GPCA-2010-Innovation-Recovery-Top-Forum-Agenda_31404.html
November 11, 2010
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) says it has begun advising an undisclosed company on a strategy for the global commercialization of a new generation of glyphosate-based herbicides...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/PwC-Manages-Commercialization-of-New-Generation-Glyphosate_30671.html
November 10, 2010
The 30th Annual Latin American  petrochemical meeting got underway in Rio de Janeiro on 7 November attracting 800 attendees from 250 companies. Top of the agenda in the thriving...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Gas-and-Biomass-Open-New-Feedstock-Vistas-for-American-Petrochemicals_30771.html
November 9, 2010
Braskem and Ineos Technologies have announced a strategic partnership for polyethylene (PE) technologies covering licenses for Innovene's slurry- and  gas phase-process to produce high-density PE (HDPE) and linear-low density PE (LLDPE)  in future projects. They will jointly conduct R&D programs for slurry and gas-phase PE platforms....
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Braskem-and-Ineos-Sign-Technology-Deal-for-Projects-Including-Mexicos-Ethylene-XXI_30804.html
October 22, 2010
Solar firm 1366 Technologies has raised $20 million in a Series B funding round, including an investment from Hanwha Chemical (Seoul). The other investors in the round were Ventizz...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Solar-Firm-Raises-$20-Million-in-Funding-Round_30388.html
September 20, 2010
The interdependence between the basic chemicals and polymers market in China and the Mideast is expected to deepen into the specialty products industry, Saleh Al-Nazha, The China...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/CPCIC-CPCIF-and-AICM-Sign-Cooperation-Agreement_29584.html
July 29, 2010
The U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) has awarded a combined total of $106 million to six separate projects to convert captured CO2 emissions into useful materials including cement...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Unleashing-the-American-Innovation-Machine-DoE-Awards-$106-Million-to-Develop-Materials-from-CO2_28426.html
July 23, 2010
This Week on CW: Despite mounting economic fears, chemicals sector earnings were strong in the last quarter, with PPG and Cytec easily beating analyst estimates. Companies remain...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Chemical-Industry-Weekly-News-Round-Up-July-23_28320.html
July 8, 2010
Biotech start-up Deinove (Paris) and VVT Technical Research Centre of Finland (Espoo, Finland), one of the largest applied research organisations in northern Europe, say they have...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Deinove-and-VVT-Partner-on-Cellulosic-Ethanol-Process-Development-update_27861.html
June 29, 2010
Carlyle Group has increased its investment in China Agritech, by exercising its option to purchase $10 million in common stock, China Agritech announced today. The company has issued...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Carlyle-Group-Increases-Investment-in-Chinese-Fertilizer-Firm_27740.html
June 21, 2010
Dow Chemical today broke ground on a lithium-ion battery plant in Midland, Michigan. The plant will be built and operated by Dow Kokam, a joint venture between Dow and TK Advanced...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Dow-JV-Breaks-Ground-on-Lithium-Ion-Battery-Plant-Update_27523.html
June 14, 2010
Plastics will play an important role as a driving force in development of the Mideast Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region, says Moayyed Al-Qurtas, vice chairman and CEO of The National Industrialization Co. (Tasnee; Riyadh, Saudi Arabia) and chairman of the GPCA Plastics Committee, speaking at the 1st GPCA Plastics Summit now taking place in Dubai....
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Mideast-Gulf-Plastics-Conversion-Sector-Has-Potential-to-Emulate-China_27442.html
June 9, 2010
Start-ups in biomaterials, biofuels and sustainable chemistry are moving into a new phase, in which successfully scaling up production, finding partners, and generating revenues will...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Biomaterials-Start-Ups-Moving-to-a-New-Phase_27297.html
June 8, 2010
Virent Energy Systems (Madison, WI) has raised $46.4 million in a third funding round, including commitments from Shell and Cargill, the company announced today. Shell had first...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/emerging_companies/Biofuel-Firm-Raises-$46-Million-in-Third-Funding-Round_27287.html
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