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November 21, 2011
BASF, the third-largest producer of agricultural chemicals behind Syngenta and Bayer CropScience, has outlined plans and long-term sales targets for its crop protection and plant...
November 18, 2011
Late-reporting European chemical makers posted substantial increases in third-quarter 2011 sales compared with the corresponding period of 2010, boosted by price increases and higher...
November 4, 2011
Europe-based companies continue to report higher sales for the third quarter of 2011, compared with the corresponding period of 2010, due to price hikes and higher volumes...
October 28, 2011
Bock: Customers are more cautious. BASF reported higher third-quarter revenues and, excluding the effect of an interruption to the company’s oil production in Libya, it increased...
October 28, 2011
Dekkers: Emerging markets were key. Emerging markets made a key contribution to Bayer’s third-quarter sales and earnings growth, chairman Marijn Dekkers says. A substantial...
October 28, 2011
Leading Europe-based chemical manufacturers posted higher sales for the third quarter of 2011 compared with the corresponding period of 2010, although most companies confirm that the...
October 17, 2011
De Margerie: Integration from oil and gas, to refined products and plastics. Total has confirmed earlier reports that it will combine its refining and chemicals businesses into a...
October 17, 2011
LyondellBasell has agreed to mothball its refinery at Berre, France for up to two years, having announced earlier that it would close the refinery permanently (CW, Oct. 3/10, p. 11)...
October 17, 2011
Saudi Kayan Petrochemical, a Sabic affiliate, has begun production at the company’s Jubail, Saudi Arabia petrochemicals complex. Most of the production units at the complex are...
October 7, 2011
The 2011 European Petrochemical Association (EPCA) annual meeting broke attendance records with more than 2,500 registered delegates. EPCA president and Ineos group director Tom Crotty...
October 7, 2011
Opening Up: Van Beurden (l.) calls for a change in communication strategy. Industry’s reputation and sustainability were central themes discussed at the public component of...
October 7, 2011
Strezhnev: Increasing global market share. BASF says it plans to sell its fertilizer activities at Antwerp, and its 50% stake in the PEC-Rhin fertilizer joint venture at Ottmarsheim...
October 7, 2011
Praxair and Yara International have signed an agreement for Praxair to increase its ownership in the Yara Praxair (Oslo) industrial gases joint venture in Scandinavia from 50% to 66%...
October 7, 2011
BASF and Ineos, partners in the styrenics joint venture Styrolution, say the company started operating as an independent unit on October 1, 2011, following approval from the relevant...
September 26, 2011
Yara International is at an advanced stage of negotiations to acquire most of BASF’s nitrogen fertilizer assets, according to recent press reports. BASF put most of its nitrogen...
September 26, 2011
Linde Gases, a Linde subsidiary, has announced plans to build Europe’s largest on-site fluorine production unit. The fluorine plant will be built at the Grossröhrsdorf...
September 26, 2011
Indorama Ventures (Bangkok) has agreed to acquire polyester fiber and recycling company Wellman International (Mullagh, Ireland) from industrial holding firm Aurelius (Munich) for an...
September 26, 2011
Peterson: One size doesn't fit all solutions. Bayer CropScience, a leading agchem producer, has embarked on a strategy built around four growth pillars and says it is likely to exceed...
September 26, 2011
Heitmann: Third quarter is going very well. Lanxess has confirmed its full-year 2011 earnings estimates because of ongoing strong demand for synthetic rubbers. “As announced, we...
September 9, 2011
Breuers: Lighter cars will drive demand. Lanxess is gearing up to develop further its semi-crystalline plastics business, comprising Durethan nylon-6 and Pocan polybutylene...
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