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Gazpromneft completes first polymer-bitumen binders shipment to Italy
Gazprom Neft's bitumens business has completed its first shipment of polymer-bitumen binders to Italy, having also begun supplying the Czech Republic and Lithuania since the beginning of this year. Polymer-bitumen binders are based on traditional bitumens...

European benzene stronger ahead of CP talks
With European spot prices for benzene moving back up to $700 per mt CIF ARA, a triple digit increase in the April contract price looks feasible as the length which weighed on March discussions has been cleared by an ongoing open arbitrage to the US during...

ChemChina to acquire controlling stake in tire maker Pirelli
China National Chemical Corp. (ChemChina; Beijing) has reached agreement to purchase Camfin's (CF) 26.2% stake in Italian tire maker Pirelli at €15/share ($16.40/share). ChemChina, Camfin, and other investors will make a joint tender...

Arkema acquires organic peroxides firm Oxido
Arkema said today that on 2 March it finalized the acquisition of Oxido, a company specializing in the formulation of organic peroxides used in the crosslinking of rubber and plastics, as well as initiators for polyester resins and hardeners. Oxido has sales...

GFBiochemicals to start commercial production of levulinic acid this summer
GFBiochemicals (Milan, Italy), a company that specializes in the research, development, and production of biobased chemicals and fuels, has announced that it is starting commercialization of levulinic acid (4-oxopentanoic acid) at its Caserta, Italy, plant...

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