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AkzoNobel reports higher earnings, lower sales in challenging conditions
AkzoNobel today reported a 32% rise in third-quarter net income, to €205.0 million ($262.9 million), on 2% lower sales of €3.69 billion. Ebitda was 7% higher, at €487.0 million, and operating income advanced 11%, to €335 million.  ...

SHV Energy to market Neste Oil's biobased propane
Neste Oil (Espoo, Finland) has reached an agreement with SHV Energy (Hoofddorp, Netherlands) under which SHV will market and sell biopropane to be produced at Neste's Rotterdam refinery, Neste announced today. The agreement to supply about 160,000 m.t./year...

Glycidyl methacrylate added to ECHA's registry of intentions
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says that 2,3-epoxypropyl methacrylate (glycidyl methacrylate) has been added to the registry of intentions (ROI) under the European Union’s Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation, and Restriction of...

Ethylene spot up in Europe on the back of Shell Moerdijk force majeure
Spot ethylene deals were concluded in Europe as high as €985/m.t. del. ($1,254/m.t.) on Wednesday, following Shell's force majeure declaration ethylene after an incident at the company's Moerdijk, Netherlands, steam cracker on 2 October...

Supply constraints tightening styrene but demand remains weak
Europe's styrene monomer market is facing supply constraints and a potential price spike. Europe's spot styrene prices have risen sharply since an 2 October close of $1,515-1,530/m.t. fob Rotterdam to the high $1,600s/m.t. fob today—a near nine-month...

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