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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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)...
February 26, 2010
Airgas’ board has recommended that shareholders reject Air Products’ hostile offer to acquire Airgas. Air Products launched its hostile bid after Airgas rebuffed its unsolicited...
February 26, 2010
Yara International (Oslo), the biggest producer of nitrogen fertilizers, has agreed to buy Terra Industries for $4.1 billion in cash, just weeks after CF Industries abandoned a hostile...
February 12, 2010
Air Products commenced a $5.1-billion hostile bid to acquire Airgas last week after several private and public approaches were rejected....
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