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August 6, 2015
OCI NV has provided further details about the businesses it will not transfer to the new CF, in the merger transaction, which will create the world’s largest nitrogen player. OCI...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/OCI-will-retain-large-portion-of-business-post-CF-transaction_72800.html
August 5, 2015
Albemarle reported second-quarter earnings of $52.1 million, up 132% year-on-year (YOY) due mainly to the impact of the acquisition of Rockwood Holdings. Second-quarter adjusted Ebitda, was $95.1 million, up 9.5% YOY on strong gains in performance chemicals. Reported earnings of 84 cts/share were 2 cts above analyst estimates as reported by Thomson Reuters....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Albemarle-beats-estimates-on-strong-performance-chemicals_72781.html
August 5, 2015
FMC reported second-quarter net income of $742 million due mainly to a $700-million gain related to the sale of its soda ash business to Tronox. Adjusted earnings from continuing...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/FMC-operating-earnings-fall-on-currency-impacts_72780.html
August 5, 2015
Sales at North American chemical distributors rose 5.2% year-on-year (YOY) during 2014, according to the National Association of Chemical Distributors’ (NACD; Arlington, VA) most...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/NACD-Distribution-sales-up-5-2-percent-last-year_72770.html
August 5, 2015
Innospec has reported second-quarter net income nearly doubled year-on-year (YOY), to $34.5 million, or $1.40/share, on sales up 10%, to $242.9 million. Adjusted earnings, which...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Innospec-earnings-rise-on-higher-sales_72769.html
August 5, 2015
Propylene stock movements were mixed in the week ended 31 July, according to data released by the Energy Information Administration (EIA). Propane/propylene stocks were at 90.4 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Propylene-stock-movements-mixed-in-US-during-final-week-of-July_72767.html
August 5, 2015
During the week ended 1 August, chemical railcar traffic in North America increased 1.5% year-on-year on strong gains in Canada...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Canada-drives-gain-in-North-America-weekly-chemical-rail-traffic_72768.html
August 5, 2015
Researchers at Penn State University (State College, PA) have developed and tested a solvent-extraction process for making liquids from bituminous coals and have shown the successful...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Penn-State-researchers-propose-process-for-low-emission-coal-to-liquids_72761.html
August 5, 2015
Meredian Holdings Group (MHG; Bainbridge, GA) says it has become the world’s largest producer of polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) with the start-up of the company's first...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/US-firm-starts-up-commercial-scale-fermenter-to-increase-PHA-production_72757.html
August 5, 2015
Delfin LNG, a wholly owned subsidiary of Fairwood Peninsula Energy, has selected Bechtel to carry out front-end engineering and design for a floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) vessel...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Bechtel-selected-for-the-first-floating-LNG-plant-in-the-US_72752.html
August 5, 2015
Swan Chemical, a wholly owned subsidiary of specialty chemicals firm Thomas Swan (Consett, UK) says it has acquired Production Systems Inc. (PSI; Akron, OH), a distributor of a range...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Swan-Chemical-acquires-Production-Systems-Inc-_72758.html
August 4, 2015
The company reported adjusted earnings of $79 million, up from $11 million in the year-ago quarter. Earnings improved due to higher margins in the basic chemicals and feedstocks segment, including styrene monomer, styrenic polymers, and polycarbonate. Reported earnings were $1.61/share, 5% above the median analyst estimate as reported by Thomson Reuters....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Trinseo-reports-improved-earnings-on-stronger-styrenics-and-polycarbonate-margins_72748.html
August 4, 2015
Sun Chemical (Parsippany, NJ), a wholly owned subsidiary of DIC (Tokyo), has announced that it has acquired Kingfisher Colours (Reading, UK), a privately owned cosmetics color...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Sun-Chemical-acquires-UK-cosmetics-color-firm_72723.html
August 4, 2015
Westlake Chemical Partners LP (Westlake Partners; Houston) reports second-quarter net income attributable to the partnership of $10.4 million. Earnings of 39 cts per limited partner unit were equal to the analysts’ consensus estimate compiled by Thomson Reuters (New York) Reuters....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Westlake-Chemical-Partners-reports-net-income-of-$10-4-million_72733.html
August 4, 2015
Proposed regulations that would disqualify master limited partnerships (MLPs) based on the steam-cracking of natural gas liquids (NGLs) mistakenly focus on the output of the process, rather than input, according to comments submitted to the IRS by Enterprise Products Partners (Houston)....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Enterprise-says-proposed-MLP-regulations-mistakenly-focus-on-products_72744.html
August 4, 2015
Balchem reported second-quarter net earnings of $14.9 million, up 53% year-on-year (YOY). Revenue increased 2% (YOY), to $134.7 million. Reported adjusted earnings of 62 cts/share were...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Balchem-earnings-up-53-percent-on-Sensory-Effects-acquisition-and-margin-gains_72746.html
August 4, 2015
Axalta today reported a second-quarter net loss of $25.1 million, compared with a profit of $53.8 million in the year-ago quarter. Sales declined 3.5% year-on-year (YOY), to $1.09...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Axalta-results-hit-by-strong-dollar_72745.html
August 4, 2015
ExxonMobil says it will add flexibility to process light crudes at its Beaumont, TX,  refinery, increasing production capacity by approximately 20,000 bbl/day. The company adds...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/ExxonMobil-to-expand-capacity-at-Beaumont-refinery_72732.html
August 4, 2015
Westlake reports second-quarter net income of $205.1 million, up 21.1% year-over-year (YOY), on sales of $1.185 billion, up 18.6% YOY. Strong results in vinyls offset declines in olefins. Earnings per diluted share increased 22% YOY to $1.54, easily beating analysts’ consensus estimate of $1.21/share....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/Westlake-income-well-ahead-of-consensus_72729.html
August 4, 2015
The US July ethylene contract settled at 32.75 cts/lb on 3 August, losing 1 ct/lb from the June contract price of 33.75 cts/lb. The decline comes on the back of continued ample supply...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_america/us/US-July-ethylene-contract-declines-for-second-consecutive-month_72712.html
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