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Perstorp starts up oxo unit, its largest plant investment
Perstorp (Perstorp, Sweden) has announced the successful start-up of its oxo plant at Stenugsund, Sweden. The new plant is Perstorp’s largest ever plant investment, boosting its total oxo capacity by 150,000 m.t./year. The company will use the plant to...

Public consultation launched on proposals to identify two substances as SVHC
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has opened a public consultation on proposals to identify two new substances of very high concern (SVHC), part of the European Union’s Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation, and Restriction of Chemicals...

Perstorp's fourth-quarter net loss drops, Ebitda and sales up
Perstorp (Malmö, Sweden) reported a net loss of 942 million Swedish krona ($113 million) during the fourth quarter of 2014 down from the SEK1.03 billion loss reported in the same period the year prior. Ebitda for the reporting period stood at SEK291...

EEA report: Increasing use of renewable energy results in falling carbon emissions in Europe
The use of renewable energy resources is successfully driving down carbon emissions in Europe, according to a report published by the European Environment Agency (EEA; Copenhagen). EU greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions could have been 7% higher in 2012 than...

Odfjell's net loss narrows, no benefit yet from lower fuel costs
Odfjell reported a net loss of $18 million in the fourth quarter of 2014, an improvement on the $101-million net loss posted by the company in the corresponding period of 2013. Revenue declined year-on-year in the fourth quarter to $245 million from $256...

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