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January 29, 2016
State-controlled oil and gas company Ecopetrol (Bogotá) says that its board has approved plans to divest all of its shares in wholly owned polyolefins subsidiary Polipropileno...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/venezuela/Colombias-Ecopetrol-to-divest-polyolefins-business_76831.html
January 8, 2016
Latin America’s economy is contracting quickly, particularly its largest market, Brazil. Brazil’s economy is expected to continue deteriorating into 2016, with business and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/venezuela/Outlook-Latin-America-Economy-deteriorates_76293.html
January 6, 2016
Ecolab says it has deconsolidated its Venezuelan operations for accounting purposes, starting in the fourth quarter of 2015. The action will be reflected on Ecolab’s 2015 balance...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/venezuela/Ecolab-deconsolidates-Venezuela-operations_76200.html
January 5, 2016
Air Liquide will build and operate a facility consisting of a carbon dioxide (CO2) production unit and a cogeneration unit in Colombia in the context of a contract with Coca-Cola Femsa...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/venezuela/Air-Liquide-to-enter-Colombias-industrial-gases-market-builds-facility_76176.html
December 23, 2015
In its latest annual World Oil Outlook (WOO) published on Wednesday, OPEC assumes the price of oil rising to $70/bbl in 2020 and $95/bbl in 2040, expressed in 2014 prices. These...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/venezuela/OPEC-Oil-price-likely-to-rise-to-$70bbl-by-2020_76044.html
March 17, 2015
Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile (SQM; Santiago) says that its board of directors, in an extraordinary meeting on 16 March, decided to terminate the employment contract of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/venezuela/SQM-appoints-new-CEO_68629.html
March 11, 2015
Evonik Industries said today that it has been appointed by Shell MDS (Malaysia) as the new distributor for Shell’s Gas-to-Liquid Hardwaxes (GTL Hardwaxes) in South America...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/venezuela/Shell-appoints-Evonik-as-distributor-of-GTL-hardwaxes-in-South-America_68432.html
February 25, 2015
Peru’s ministry of energy and mining has reaffirmed the commitment of the government to develop a petrochemical complex in the southern part of the country, the ministry...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/venezuela/Perus-government-reaffirms-commitment-to-developing-petchems-hub_68077.html
January 19, 2015
Praxair says it is changing its exchange rate to line up with the Sicad II rate of 50 bolivars to the dollar rather than government's official exchange rate of 6.3 bolivars to the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/venezuela/Praxair-to-shift-exchange-rate-for-Venezuela-operations_66970.html
December 24, 2014
Energy majors Lukoil (Moscow) and Rosneft Petroleum Co. (Moscow) have signed a package of legally binding documents covering the sale by Lukoil of its interest in the National Oil...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/venezuela/Rosneft-buys-Lukoils-stake-in-Venezuela-focused-NOC-consortium_66453.html
December 22, 2014

In a 13-2 vote, the legislature of the US Virgin Islands has rejected an operating agreement proposed by Atlantic Basin Refining as part a deal to acquire the 355,000-bbl/day Hovensa refinery at Saint Croix, VI, from its current owners, PDVSA (Caracas) and Hess (New York).

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http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/venezuela/US-Virgin-Islands-rejects-terms-of-Hovensa-sale_66399.html
November 20, 2014
Fertilizer production has begun at the expanded Petroquimica de Venezuela (Pequiven; Valencia, Venezuela) Hugo Chavez Petrochemical Complex—formerly known as Morón...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/venezuela/Pequiven-starts-production-at-expanded-fertilizer-plant-in-Venezuela_65567.html
November 17, 2014
Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA; Caracas) has restarted its fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) unit at the El Palito, Venezuela refinery, after scheduled maintenance, the company...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/venezuela/PDVSA-restarts-FCC-unit-at-El-Palito-refinery_65481.html
November 11, 2014
Ballooning trade deficits and how Latin American can emulate North America’s investment boon with its own shale gas resources dominated discussion at the 34th annual meeting of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/venezuela/APLA-2014-Capturing-new-feedstock-and-demand-opportunities_65285.html
October 21, 2014
Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA; Caracas) has begun operating a natural gas pipeline linking the company's complex at Muscar, Venezuela, to its extraction plant at Santa Barbara...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/venezuela/PDVSA-inaugurates-natural-gas-pipeline_64633.html
September 30, 2014
Flavors and fine ingredients company Frutarom Industries (Haifa, Israel) says it will acquire the flavors and natural food colors division of Peruvian company Montana SA (Lima) for a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/venezuela/Frutarom-acquires-flavors-and-natural-colors-business-of-Montana-SA-in-Chile-and-Peru_64133.html
August 18, 2014
Sirius Minerals (London), which is developing the world’s largest and highest grade deposit of polyhalite, announced today the signing of an additional binding take-or-pay...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/venezuela/Sirius-signs-potash-offtake-agreement-with-Central-American-distributor_63262.html
April 3, 2014
Petroquímica de Venezuela (Pequiven), Braskem, and construction company Norberto Odebrecht (Salvador, Brazil) will build an ammonia and granulated urea plant at Pequiven's...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/venezuela/Pequiven-Braskem-Odebrecht-to-build-ammonia-production-urea-granulation-plant-in-Venezuela_60049.html
March 11, 2014
Cytec Industries says it has opened an expanded office and lab facility at Santiago. The facility houses sales, technical service, and support experts. “The mining industry in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/venezuela/Cytec-opens-mining-chemicals-technical-center-in-Chile_59457.html
January 20, 2014
Production has started at  Petroquímica de Venezuela's (Pequiven; Valencia, Venezuela) new 1,800-m.t./day ammonia plant at the Morón petrochemical complex in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/south_america/venezuela/Pequiven-starts-up-ammonia-plant_58123.html
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