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June 10, 2011
Shell Chemicals is developing plans to build a world-scale ethylene plant integrated with derivative units atop Marcellus Shale natural gas deposits in the U.S. Northeast. The company...
May 27, 2011
DuPont has clinched the acquisition of a controlling stake in Danisco, at DK700/share in cash. The deal values Danisco at DK33.4 billion ($6.4 billion). DuPont says the deal positions...
May 27, 2011
Ethylene capacity in China is set to increase by 16 million m.t./year by 2016, and demand for petrochemicals will remain strong in the next few years, delegates at the Asia...
May 12, 2011
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has agreed to publish the names of companies producing chemicals classified under the Registration, Evaluation, and Authorisation of...
May 12, 2011
DuPont says it will invest $500 million to build a 200,000-m.t./year titanium dioxide (TiO2) production line at its Altamira, Mexico facility by the end of 2014, as part of a global...
May 6, 2011
Diversified and specialty chemical firms posted strong first-quarter sales and earnings on continuing demand recovery across the globe. Rising raw material costs ate into some profits...
April 29, 2011
Evonik Industries says it has agreed to sell its carbon black business to private equity firm Rhône Capital (New York). The transaction is valued “in excess of” €900 million...
April 29, 2011
Dow Chemical plans to build world-scale ethylene and propylene plants on the U.S. Gulf Coast as part of plans to take advantage of cheaper U.S. feedstocks available from increasing...
April 14, 2011
The European Commission has fined Procter & Gamble (P&G) and Unilever a combined total of €315.2 million ($457.5 million) for conspiring to fix prices of household powder...
April 14, 2011
Solvay has agreed to acquire Rhodia for €3.4 billion ($4.9 billion) in cash. Solvay’s €31.60/share offer is a 50% premium over Rhodia’s closing price on April 1, the last...
April 1, 2011
Chevron Phillips Chemical (CP Chem) says it is conducting a feasibility study for a world-scale ethane cracker and ethylene derivatives plant at one of its Texas sites using...
April 1, 2011
Ineos Oxide, an Ineos subsidiary, says it is considering plans for a U.S. Gulf Coast ethylene oxide (EO) unit that would have capacity of at least 500,000 m.t./year. “The U.S. is an...
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