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August 6, 2010
Most commodity and diversified chemical companies posted another consecutive quarter of big profit and revenue growth for the period ended June 30 (table). Producers are optimistic...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/top_of_the_week/Volume-Growth-Drives-Up-Sales-and-Profits-at-Diversified-Firms_28638.html
July 23, 2010
Chemical makers are reporting strong earnings and revenue gains so far in the second quarter, and most say they expect recovery to continue in the second half of 2010. Air Products and...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/top_of_the_week/Earnings-Gains-Persist-Outlook-Remains-Positive_28287.html
July 23, 2010
Honam Petrochemical (Seoul) has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Titan Chemicals (Kuala Lumpur) in an all-cash deal valued at about won1.5 trillion ($1.25 billion). Honam plans to...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/top_of_the_week/Honam-Petrochemical-to-Acquire-Titan-Chemicals_28286.html
July 9, 2010
ACC has filed a petition with U.S. EPA seeking a revision of regulations mandating prevention of significant deterioration (PSD) permits for facilities in certain regions. The industry...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/top_of_the_week/ACC-Files-Clean-Air-Act-Petition-in-Effort-to-Alter-GHG-Rules_27968.html
July 9, 2010
Sources in Qatar have confirmed to CW that ExxonMobil Chemical is on the verge of exiting a previously announced multibillion-dollar petrochemical joint venture project at Ras Laffan...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/top_of_the_week/ExxonMobil-In-Talks-to-Quit-Qatar-Petchem-Project_27967.html
June 25, 2010
AkzoNobel says it has agreed to sell its National Starch (Bridgewater, NJ) business to Corn Products International (Westchester, IL) for $1.3 billion in cash. The buyer will also...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/top_of_the_week/Corn-Products-Acquires-National-Starch-from-Akzonobel_27651.html
June 25, 2010
BASF has agreed to acquire Cognis from its private equity owners in a deal valued at €3.1 billion ($3.8 billion). BASF continues the shift of its portfolio downstream toward...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/top_of_the_week/BASF-to-Acquire-Cognis-for-3-1-Billion_27652.html
June 11, 2010
Leading industry executives gathered for ACC’s recent annual meeting in Colorado Springs, CO are more cheerful this year as demand and margin recovery continue to exceed...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/top_of_the_week/Recovery-Lifts-Mood-at-ACC-Executive-Meeting_27386.html
June 11, 2010
Leading industry executives and ACC officials say BP’s Deepwater Horizon accident is likely to have an impact on industry’s reputation as well as environmental and energy debate...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/top_of_the_week/BPs-Deepwater-Horizon-Accident-Deepens-Concerns-about-U-S-Domestic-Natural-Gas-Supply_27387.html
June 4, 2010
BASF has tapped CFO Kurt Bock to succeed Jürgen Hambrecht as chief executive and chairman of the company’s board of executive directors. Martin Brudermüller will become...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/top_of_the_week/Bock-Named-Next-Chairman-of-BASF_27162.html
June 4, 2010
Monsanto says it will reset the strategy of its Roundup glyposate business, citing the market “upheaval” caused by a flood of generic glyphosate herbicides from China. Monsanto...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/top_of_the_week/Monsanto-Lowers-Forecast-Announces-Roundup-Price-Cuts_27163.html
May 21, 2010
The European Commission says it is making progress with national regulators around the world to share best practices on chemicals regulation and promote conformity with the EU’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/top_of_the_week/Europe-Calls-for-Global-Conformity-with-Reach_26938.html
May 20, 2010
EPA has issued a directive requiring BP to “identify and use a less toxic and more effective dispersant” to help break apart oil gushing from a broken BP well in the Gulf...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/top_of_the_week/EPA-Pulls-Plug-On-Use-of-Nalco-Dispersant-in-BP-Cleanup_26937.html
May 14, 2010
Reliance Industries is expected to announce the go-ahead for a planned ethylene plant at Jamnagar, India, Kishor Jhalaria, president/olefins at Reliance tells CW. He was speaking on...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/top_of_the_week/APIC-2010-Reliance-Advances-India-Cracker-Project_26761.html
April 30, 2010
Economic recovery led to higher volumes at basic and diversified chemical companies in the first quarter. Coupled with improved pricing and favorable currency exchange rates, profits...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/top_of_the_week/Big-Profit-Gains-for-Diversified-Players-as-Demand-Improves_26453.html
April 23, 2010
Senator Frank Lautenberg (D., NJ) and Representative Bobby Rush (D., MI) have introduced bills aimed at reforming the U.S. Toxics Substances Control Act (TSCA). Both place the burden...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/top_of_the_week/Scope-of-U-S-Toxics-Reform-Legislation-Concerns-Industry_26232.html
April 9, 2010
A previously announced multibillion-dollar petrochemical joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Dow Chemical is to be relocated from Ras Tanura to Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia to save...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/top_of_the_week/Aramco-and-Dow-Relocate-Petchems-Project-to-Al-Jubail_25910.html
April 9, 2010
Monsanto’s net income fell 19% in its fiscal second quarter ended February 28, missing analysts estimates, and the company warned investors that its ambitious goal of doubling 2007...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/top_of_the_week/Monsanto-Reports-Decline-in-Income-Revises-Profit-Goal_25911.html
March 26, 2010
Saudi Aramco and Dow Chemical, partners in the previously announced multibillion-dollar Ras Tanura Integrated Project (RTIP) in Saudi Arabia, have changed the configuration of some of...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/top_of_the_week/Ras-Tanura-Configuration-Changes-Site-to-be-Switched_25604.html
March 12, 2010
Terra Industries says it has accepted CF Industries’ March 2, $47.40/share takeover offer, which values Terra at about $4.7 billion. Terra has informed Yara International (Oslo)...
http://www.chemweek.com/sections/top_of_the_week/CF-Industries-Gains-Upper-Hand-in-Bidding-War-for-Terra_25357.html
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