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March 29, 2012
A significant premium in crude oil prices relative to natural gas has made ethane-to-ethylene economics in North America very profitable once again. Midstream energy and petrochemical companies are making significant investments in the North American market to leverage low-cost natural gas and natural gas liquids (NGL) feedstocks, Mark Eramo, v.p./research and analysis at IHS Chemical told attendees at the IHS World Petrochemical Conference currently being held in Houston....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/IHS-WPC-2012-North-American-Shale-Developments-Reshaping-Global-Ethylene-Markets_42366.html
March 26, 2012
Topping the headlines last week, share buybacks and dividends are increasing as chemical companies continue to run up large cash balances. Over 60% of cash flow from operations was...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Chemical-Finance-Digest-Mar-19-23_42313.html
March 22, 2012
Chemicals sector rail traffic in North America fell 6% year-on-year during the week ended March 17, to 42,021 cars, according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Chemicals-Sector-Rail-Traffic-Falls-6-percent_42245.html
March 21, 2012
Mining company Teck Resources (Vancouver, Canada) says it has signed an agreement with the National Agricultural Technology Extension Service Center (NATESC) of the Chinese Ministry of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Teck-and-Ministry-of-Agriculture-in-China-Sign-Agreement-to-Promote-Zinc-Fertilizer_42153.html
March 21, 2012
Canpotex says it has signed a contract with Sinofert (Beijing) to supply 500,000 m.t. of potash in the second quarter of 2012. The new contract includes an option to increase this...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Canpotex-and-Sinofert-Sign-New-Contract_42148.html
March 20, 2012
Agrium has agreed to purchase 90% of Viterra’s agricultural retail business in Canada, and all of that business in Australia, the company says. The deal is a part of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Agrium-to-Buy-Viterras-Retail-Business-in-Canada-and-Australia_42130.html
March 19, 2012
Agchem firm Nufarm (Melbourne) and Sumitomo Chemical say they have entered into new distribution arrangements for Canada and three European countries--Hungary, Romania and Ukraine...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Nufarm-and-Sumitomo-Expand-Cooperation_42094.html
March 15, 2012
Chemicals sector rail traffic in North America fell 4.8% year-on-year during the week ended March 10, to 41,733 cars, according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Chemicals-Sector-Rail-Traffic-Falls-4-8-percent_42060.html
March 15, 2012
BASF says it has signed a long-term deal to license the rights to produce lithium iron phosphate (LFP) battery materials from LiFePO4+C Licensing (Muttenz, Switzerland), an affiliate...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/BASF-Licenses-Next-Generation-Lithium-Battery-Technology-from-Clariant-Affiliate_42023.html
March 13, 2012
Nova Chemicals reported fourth-quarter net income of $77 million, up 22% from the year-ago quarter, on higher margins in the company’s olefins segment. Sales were down 5.8% from...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Nova-Chemicals-Posts-Fourth-Quarter-Profit_41962.html
March 1, 2012
Chemicals sector rail traffic in North America rose 6.3% year-on-year during the week ended February 25, to 41,529 cars, according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Chemicals-Sector-Rail-Traffic-Falls-6-3-percent_41741.html
February 23, 2012
Chemicals sector rail traffic in North America fell 2.6% year-on-year during the week ended February 18, to 42,651 cars, according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Chemicals-Sector-Rail-Traffic-Falls-2-6-percent_41569.html
February 17, 2012
Chemicals sector rail traffic in North America fell 3.1% year-on-year during the week ended February 11, to 40,612 cars, according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Chemicals-Sector-Rail-Traffic-Falls-3-1-percent_41440.html
February 9, 2012
Chemicals sector rail traffic in North America rose 6.3% year-on-year during the week ended February 4, to 43,530 cars, according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Chemicals-Sector-Rail-Traffic-Rises-6-3-percent_41244.html
February 3, 2012
Chemicals sector rail traffic in North America fell 4.1% year-on-year during the week ended January 28, to 41,857 cars, according to the Association of American Railroads (AAR...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Chemicals-Sector-Rail-Traffic-Falls-4-1-percent_41008.html
February 2, 2012
BASF says the value of its crop protection pipeline increased by €400 million ($525.8 million)  to €2.8 billion, driven mainly by the company’s star fungicide F...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/BASFs-Crop-Protection-Pipeline-Value-Jumps-to-&euro2-8-Billion_40887.html
January 26, 2012
PotashCorp of Saskatchewan reported fourth-quarter net income up 34%, to $683 million (78 cts/share), on sales up nearly 3%, to $1.87 billion. Despite higher realized prices...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/PotashCorp-Posts-Gains-on-Higher-Selling-Prices_40788.html
January 25, 2012
A U.S. appeals court has upheld a 2010 ruling that Nova had infringed on Dow’s patents for a line of polyethylene resins used in plastic bags. The court upheld a $61.7 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Dow-Wins-Appeal-Against-Nova-in-PE-Resin-Patent-Case_40754.html
January 24, 2012
Neste Oil says authorities in the U.S. and Canada have approved the sale of its 50% holding in Alberta EnviroFuels—an iso-octane joint venture with Chevron—to Keyera Corp...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/Neste-Oil-Approved-to-Sell-Stake-in-Iso-Octane-JV_40666.html
January 20, 2012
Credit ratings agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P; New York) says that North American chemical company credit ratings are on solid ground due to good pricing power, high...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/canada/S-and-P-Chemical-Company-Credit-on-Solid-Ground-Despite-Risks_40668.html
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