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August 29, 2014
ACC’s v.p./regulatory and technical affairs, Michael Walls, on 22 August testified at a Senate Environment and Public Works Committee minority briefing at Lake Charles, LA, against...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/ACC-warns-against-EPAs-call-for-stricter-ozone-standards_63508.html
August 29, 2014
Siluria Technologies, a San Francisco–based company developing a catalytic process to produce transportation fuels and chemicals from natural gas, has announced that Saudi...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Aramco-becomes-equity-investor-in-Siluria-studying-project_63524.html
August 15, 2014
Renewable chemicals firm Genomatica (San Diego) announced on 5 August that it has started a development program for three key nylon intermediates—hexamethylenediamine (HMD), caprolactam, and adipic acid....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Genomatica-targets-biobased-routes-to-nylon-intermediates_63168.html
August 15, 2014
The World Trade Organization (WTO; Geneva) has rejected an appeal by China against a WTO ruling earlier this year that China’s export restrictions on the key industrial raw materials rare earths, molybdenum, and tungsten violate trade rules....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/WTO-rejects-Chinas-appeal-of-ruling-against-rare-earth-export-restrictions_63169.html
August 15, 2014
Lanxess has announced that it is expanding its Gastonia, NC, compounding facility for high-tech plastics by adding a second production line. The company will invest about $15 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Lanxess-expands-plastics-production-in-North-Carolina_63170.html
August 15, 2014
The president of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto, has signed the country’s energy reform bill into law, the president’s office says. The law preserves and guarantees state ownership of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Mexico-passes-energy-reform_63158.html
August 15, 2014
Evonik Industries announced on 12 August that it will construct a methionine production plant at Mobile, AL, to meet growing demand for the amino acid in dairy cow nutrition applications....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Evonik-to-build-amino-acid-production-unit-at-Mobile-AL_63159.html
August 15, 2014
Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI) announced on 10 August that it is buying out its two master limited partnerships (MLPs)—Kinder Morgan Energy Partners (KMP) and El Paso Pipeline...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Kinder-Morgan-to-buy-out-its-MLPs-in-$71-billion-deal_63204.html
August 15, 2014
a fire on 9 August has shut down one of BP’s two purified terephthalic acid (PTA) production units at its Cooper River site in Charleston, SC. The fire was extinguished quickly, and...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Fire-at-BPs-Cooper-River-PTA-unit_63205.html
August 15, 2014
Specialty chemical firms mostly report strong performances in their latest quarterly results, with sales and net income rising across the board. Valspar slightly missed estimates, but...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Specialty-earnings-strong-as-firms-post-sales-increases_63206.html
August 15, 2014
VanDeMark Chemical (Lockport, NY), a maker of phosgene and phosgene derivatives, has acquired Isochem’s Framochem (Kazincbarcika, Hungary) subsidiary, rejoining the US and European...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/VanDeMark-acquires-Hungarian-phosgene-maker-Framochem_63220.html
August 15, 2014
EPA has granted greenhouse gas prevention of significant deterioration (GHG-PSD) permits to Formosa Plastics Corp. (FPC) for the construction of a 1.6-million m.t./year ethane cracker...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/EPA-approves-Formosas-ethylene-PDH-LDPE-projects_63207.html
August 15, 2014
Ashland has agreed to an accelerated share buyback worth $750 million. On 5 August, Ashland made two $375-million payments to Deutsche Bank and J.P.Morgan to fund the repurchases and...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Ashland-launches-$1-billion-in-share-buybacks_63218.html
August 15, 2014
Most fertilizer makers report a drop in earnings due to several factors, including lower prices, a delayed planting season, and plant outages. PotashCorp posted strong segment results...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Fertilizer-companies-report-lower-quarterly-earnings_63219.html
August 5, 2014
Germany’s chemical trade association VCI (Frankfurt) has pointed out that the country’s chemical industry is not calling for mutual recognition of existing standards for...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/VCI-No-reduction-in-chemical-safety-standards-through-TTIP_62990.html
August 1, 2014
Air Liquide has announced plans to invest nearly $180 million in two separate gases plants in Brazil and the United States. The company says that it has signed an agreement to supply...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Air-Liquide-plans-ASU-investments_62860.html
August 1, 2014
Arkema has started up a 45,000-m.t./year methyl acrylate plant at the company’s site at Clear Lake, TX. The plant is the final piece of a $110-million project aimed at beefing up...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Arkema-completes-$110-million-acrylics-project-in-Texas_62861.html
August 1, 2014
Two Chinese groups have announced separate plans to build large, export-oriented methanol manufacturing complexes in Texas and Louisiana....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Chinese-groups-plan-Texas-Louisiana-methanol-complexes_62862.html
August 1, 2014
in his first public comments since taking over the company on 1 July, Air Products chairman and CEO Seifi Ghasemi says that focusing on cash generation and improved capital allocation will drive Air Products’ strategy....
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Cash-and-capital-allocation-to-guide-Air-Products-strategy_62828.html
August 1, 2014
A rally in Dow Chemical’s share price, aided by its strong second-quarter earnings report on 23 July, has the conversion of $4 billion in preferred shares that carry an expensive...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/business_finance/usa_americas/Dow-share-gains-could-allow-it-to-retire-expensive-preferred-shares_62827.html
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