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Chexpress - March 26, 2013

Posted by ChristaS , in ChExpress Blog 26 March 2013 - - - - - - · 4,028 views
huntsman corporation, petrobras and 6 more...
North America

MDI plants investments
Huntsman Corporation has made a combined $135 million investment at two of its methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) manufacturing facilities. The investment enabled the company to increase capacity at its Geismar, Louisiana site and upgrade the downstream specialties production capability at its Rotterdam, the Neth...


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Chexpress - March 12, 2013

Posted by ChristaS , in ChExpress Blog 12 March 2013 - - - - - - · 4,783 views
katoen natie usa and 6 more...

North America





Petrochemical storage and processing facility



Katoen Natie USA will invest $150 million to build a plastics storage, custom packaging and distribution facility for producers of petrochemical products in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The logistics com...


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Chexpress - February 25, 2013

Posted by ChristaS , in ChExpress Blog 25 February 2013 - - - - - - · 5,288 views
woulfe mining, air products and 7 more...

North America



Carbon Capture



Air Products has gone live with its system to concentrate carbon dioxide (CO2) from
two steam methane reformer (SMR) hydrogen production plants in Port Arthur,
Texas. The two plants were retrofitted using vacuum swing adsorption (VSA)
technology...


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Chexpress - February 12, 2013

Posted by ChristaS , in ChExpress Blog 12 February 2013 - - - - - - · 5,318 views
shelluoplonggang chemical co. and 7 more...

North America



Propane Dehydrogenation Project


 Fluor Corporation has been awarded a contract by Williams
to provide preliminary engineering services for a proposed propane
dehydrogenation (PDH) project near Redwater, Alberta, Canada. The proposed PDH
facility would prima...


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Chexpress - January 29, 2013

Posted by ChristaS , in ChExpress Blog 29 January 2013 - - - - - - · 4,451 views
american chemistry council and 9 more...

North America


Chemical Activity Barometer Up


The American Chemistry Council’s (ACC) monthly Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB) is showing sustained growth, notching a 0.4 percent gain over December 2012 on a three-month moving average (3MMA) basis. The year-over-year 3MMA...


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Chexpress - January 15, 2013

Posted by ChristaS , in ChExpress Blog 15 January 2013 - * * * * * · 4,747 views
m&g group and 8 more...

North America


Contract Won

The M&G Group signed a $1 billion engineering, procurement and construction contract with Sinopec Engineering Co., Ltd. for the turnkey construction in Corpus Christi, Texas of the world’s largest single line PET plant with a capacity of 1 million...


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Chexpress - December 11, 2012

Posted by ChristaS , in ChExpress Blog 11 December 2012 - * * * * * · 5,183 views
ohio valley resources, alcoa inc. and 8 more...

North America


Fertilizer Plant


Ohio Valley Resources has selected a southern Indiana site for a nitrogen fertilizer plant. The $950 million plant will be located at a 150-acre site near the town of Rockport. Two nearby interstate natural gas pipelines will reduce the cost of obtaining...


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Chexpress - November 20, 2012

Posted by ChristaS , in ChExpress Blog 20 November 2012 - - - - - - · 3,829 views
reckitt benckiser group, bayer and 7 more...

North America


Acquisition Bids


Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc has trumped Bayer AG’s agreed deal to buy Schiff Nutrition International Inc. with a higher offer of $1.4 billion for the vitamin maker. The bid tops Bayer’s $1.2 billion price and opens up a potential bidding war...


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Chexpress - November 6, 2012

Posted by ChristaS , in ChExpress Blog 06 November 2012 - - - - - - · 4,514 views
oman, flour corporation, shell and 6 more...

North America


Fuel Waivers


The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has exercised its authority under the Clean Air Act to temporarily waive federal clean diesel fuel requirements in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and in and around New York City to allow the use of home heating oil in...


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Chexpress - October 23, 2012

Posted by ChristaS , in ChExpress Blog 23 October 2012 - * * * - - · 4,553 views
ecolab, champion technologies and 7 more...

North America


Acquisition


Ecolab has agreed to buy Champion Technologies for $2.2 billion. The two companies say the deal strongly complements Ecolab’s Sept. 2011 purchase of Nalco. The combination of Nalco and Champion will expand Ecolab’s ability to serve the energy...


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Chexpress - October 9, 2012

Posted by ChristaS , in ChExpress Blog 09 October 2012 - - - - - - · 3,646 views
dow corning corp., hyponex corp. and 6 more...

North America


Investment


Dow Corning Corp. is investing $117 million in its Auburn manufacturing site in Williams Township, Michigan. The investments will take place through 2015 and create 73 jobs. The work will increase advanced manufacturing capacity, expanded research and...


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Chexpress - September 24, 2012

Posted by ChristaS , in ChExpress Blog 24 September 2012 - - - - - - · 3,513 views
yaskawa america inc. and 9 more...

North America


Acquisition


The Drives & Motion Division of Yaskawa America Inc. has acquired the business and operations of Wermac Electric Ltd. in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The acquisition continues Yaskawa’s growth in key vertical markets. The new division will be known as...


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Chexpress - September 11, 2012

Posted by ChristaS , in ChExpress Blog 11 September 2012 - - - - - - · 2,862 views
holly frontier corp. and 7 more...

North America


Refinery Accident


Utah environmental regulators are awaiting test results related to the recent explosion that sprayed crude oil over neighbors of the Holly refinery in Woods Cross. Regulators and residents say Holly Frontier Corp. has responded swiftly to the explosion,...


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Chexpress - August 21, 2012

Posted by ChristaS , in ChExpress Blog 20 August 2012 - - - - - - · 3,482 views
international flavors, vale and 6 more...

North America


Explosion


Hazmat teams worked to clean up after a chemical explosion at the International Flavors and Fragrances plant in Jacksonville, Florida. A 250,000 gallon tank of turpentine products, a little less than half full, caught on fire, causing a vapor explosion. Sixty...


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Chexpress - August 7, 2012

Posted by ChristaS , in ChExpress Blog 07 August 2012 - - - - - - · 3,392 views
china petroleum & chemical, basf and 8 more...

North America


Pipeline


TransCanada Corp. has been selected to build a $659 million pipeline for an oil-sands project under development by Suncor Energy Inc. and Total SA. The TransCanada pipeline would transport bitumen and diluent about 55 miles between the Fort Hills mine and the...


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Chexpress - July 24, 2012

Posted by ChristaS , in ChExpress Blog 24 July 2012 - - - - - - · 2,551 views

 North America
Acquisition
TETRA Technologies, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire almost all of the assets and business of Greywolf Production Systems for $55.5 million in cash. The acquisition is expected to close on or about July 31, 2012, subject to customary closing conditions. Greywolf is a well testing and flow company...


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Chexpress - July 10, 2012

Posted by ChristaS , in ChExpress Blog 10 July 2012 - - - - - - · 3,715 views
asco inc., general electric co. and 6 more...

North America


New Plant


ASCO Inc. will open a plant in Stillwater, Oklahoma, creating 250 jobs by 2014. ASCO will initially invest $60 million. The second phase of development would bring an additional $30 million to $40 million in capital investment and another 350 jobs by 2015.

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Chexpress - June 19, 2012

Posted by ChristaS , in ChExpress Blog 19 June 2012 - * * * * - · 2,722 views
universal bioenergy and 8 more...

North America


Coal Mine


Universal Bioenergy Inc. has begun selling commercial coal from the Whitesburg Friday Branch Mine in Whitesburg, Kentucky. The company forecasts the sales of coal should generate an estimated average of $52.8 million in revenues and an estimated $5 to $8 million...


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Chexpress - June 5, 2012

Posted by ChristaS , in ChExpress Blog 05 June 2012 - - - - - - · 3,144 views
exxon mobil, dow chemical and 6 more...

North America


Expansion


Exxon Mobil Corp. is considering a multi-billion-dollar expansion at its petrochemical facility near Houston, Texas. The project would involve building a new ethane cracker and other facilities at the company’s Baytown refining and petrochemical complex....


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Chexpress - May 22, 2012

Posted by ChristaS , in ChExpress Blog 22 May 2012 - - - - - - · 2,656 views
oncomed pharmaceuticals and 9 more...

North America


IPO


OncoMed Pharmaceuticals Inc. is seeking $115 million in an initial public stock offering. The Redwood City, California-based cancer drug developer plans to use the proceeds of the IPO to advance its lead drug, demcizumab, or OMP-21M18, and two other drugs into Phase II...






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