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March 19, 2013
Dow Chemical says it plans to raise as much as $1.5 billion from divestitures over the next 18 months, including sales of its polypropylene licensing and catalysts business and plastic...
March 19, 2013
LyondellBasell Industries announced plans last week to add 800 million lbs/year of ethylene capacity at its Corpus Christi, TX, site by late 2015 as part of a capital spending ramp-up...
March 8, 2013
The International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has released a final award amount of nearly $2.5 billion in the arbitration case between Dow Chemical and Petrochemical Industries Co. (PIC; Kuwait City) related to the aborted K-Dow transaction....
March 8, 2013
A. Schulman last week announced a hostile bid to acquire struggling Ferro for $6.50/share. The offer price represents a 25% premium to Ferro’s closing price on 1 March—the last...
March 1, 2013
RAG Foundation (Essen, Germany) and CVC Capital Partners, owners of Evonik Industries, have revived plans to float Evonik. “Evonik Industries is resuming its preparations for its...
February 15, 2013
Dow chairman and CEO Andrew Liveris went before the US Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources last week to make the case for limiting US exports of natural gas. The question...
February 8, 2013
Fourth-quarter results at commodity and diversified firms were mixed, as weakness in Europe and China cast a pall over favorable ethylene margins in North America. Company officials...
February 8, 2013
Praxair has agreed to acquire beverage carbonation firm NuCO2 from a Los Angeles–based private equity firm, Aurora Capital Group, for $1.1 billion in cash. The transaction is...
January 25, 2013
Dow Chemical has withdrawn from National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), citing the group’s position on natural gas exports. Dow’s decision to leave the top US...
January 25, 2013
Kullman: Volume gains driven by agriculture. The cyclical downturn in titanium dioxide (TiO2) continued to drag on DuPont’s profits, which tumbled 70% in the fourth quarter and...
January 18, 2013
Bunch: Sales, earnings rise despite Europe slump. PPG Industries reported fourth-quarter net income of $227 million, up 5% year-on-year. Revenues were up 4%, to $3.6 billion. Reported...
January 18, 2013
PPG Industries says that it is currently in discussions with partner Essilor, a maker of ophthalmic lenses and optical equipment, relating to the future of their Transitions Optical...
January 11, 2013
EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson announced on 28 December that she will leave the agency after President Obama’s State of the Union address later this month. Jackson says she is...
January 11, 2013
Siadat: To build on the strong technology base. Clariant has signed an agreement to sell its textile chemicals, paper specialties, and emulsions businesses to private investment firm...
December 20, 2012
Bunch: PPG gains second position in deco coatings. PPG Industries says it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire the North American architectural coatings business of AkzoNobel...
December 14, 2012
DuPont says it expects 2012 earnings to be at the high end of a previous guidance of $3.25–3.30/share. The company forecasts “2013 earnings to grow low- to mid-single...
December 14, 2012
Sasol says it will proceed with the front-end engineering and design (FEED) of its previously announced integrated gas-to-liquids (GTL) and ethane cracker at Lake Charles, LA. Total...
November 30, 2012
Shareholders of Cookson Group (London) have approved the company’s plans to separate its performance materials division from its engineered ceramics and precious metals...
November 30, 2012
Al Mady: Flexibility and responsiveness are key. Speakers at the 7th Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) annual forum, held in late November in Dubai, addressed a...
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