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May 8, 2015
Cargill has acquired the fermentation-based processes and systems of OPX Biotechnologies (OPXBio; Boulder, CO), an industrial biotechnology firm that had been working on a biobased...
May 8, 2015
Westlake Chemical Partners (Westlake Partners; Houston) acquired approximately 2.7% of additional limited partner interest in Westlake Chemical OpCo (OpCo) for approximately $135 million. The...
May 8, 2015
Market sources have said this week that competitive propane and butane steam cracking economics and high propylene inventory levels opposite strengthening crude oil prices were leading...
May 8, 2015
Dow Chemical's Taft, LA, no. 1 ethylene unit is expected to come back online by next week, according to market participants. The no.1 ethylene unit went down in late March for planned...
April 30, 2015
Quaker Chemical has announced net sales of $181.3 million in first-quarter 2015 compared with $181.7 million in first-quarter 2014. Year-on-year (YOY) volume growth, including...
April 30, 2015
Trecora Resources (Sugar Land, TX) has announced revenue of $55.1 million in first-quarter 2015, compared with $64.1 million in the year-ago quarter, a decrease of 14% year-on-year...
April 30, 2015
CO2 Solutions (Quebec City) has presented the results of pilot testing of its carbon capture process, completed in January 2015. The company says that the detailed results presented...
April 29, 2015
Freeport LNG Expansion (Freeport LNG) today announced that its subsidiary FLNG Liquefaction 3 has successfully closed the financing required for constructing the third train of its...
April 29, 2015
Bayer CropScience has announced Healthy Hives 2020, the aims of which are to improve the health of honeybee colonies in the United States in the next five years, the company says. The...
April 27, 2015
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO; Washington) says that it welcomes the European Commission’s recent decision to approve several genetically modified organisms (GMOs)...
April 24, 2015
Shin-Etsu has made a final investment decision to proceed with a $1.4-billion ethane cracker at its Plaquemine, LA, complex, the company’s first US ethylene investment. PTT...
April 24, 2015
Dow Chemical has launched its 2025 sustainability goals, which include an industry-first target of incorporating the value of natural capital into project design. Dow aims to generate...
April 24, 2015
ExxonMobil Chemical says it is considering building a polyethylene (PE) line at its Beaumont, TX, facility. The project would be in addition to two 650,000-m.t./year PE lines under construction at Mont Belvieu, TX. “We’ll conduct an extensive evaluation before making any final investment decision,” a company spokesperson says....
April 24, 2015
FMC has completed the $1.8-billion acquisition of crop protection chemicals maker Cheminova (Harboøre, Denmark). The deal was announced last September. “The acquisition of Cheminova...
April 24, 2015
The global surplus of light naphtha could increase by as much as 14 million m.t./year over the next five years, according to a new study from IHS Chemical, Light and Heavy Naphtha...
April 24, 2015
Cytec and Sensient Technologies both report higher first-quarter earnings. Cytec beat estimates, while Sensient’s margins increased. Cytec has announced first-quarter net...
April 24, 2015
ACC’s Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), a leading economic indicator and measure of industry activity, is up 0.1% sequentially in April after being flat in March and up 0.1% in...
April 24, 2015
Higher sales of catalysts and construction products helped W.R. Grace grow first-quarter profits despite negative currency impacts. Company officials say it is on track for its previously announced split and that it has completed the first phase of a major fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) catalyst project in the Mideast....
April 24, 2015
DuPont has agreed to acquire microbiome discovery firm Taxon Biosciences (Tiburon, CA) to accelerate commercialization of biological solutions for agriculture. DuPont also says that...
April 24, 2015
Solvay has launched a previously announced expansion at its Augusta, GA, manufacturing facility to install the first world-scale polyetheretherketone (PEEK) resin production unit in...
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