Jan. 24, 2013News & Opinions
Multinational chemicals and energy group Shell is thought to be close to clinching a landmark deal to exploit shale gas reserves in Ukraine. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, the east European country has the ...
Nov. 02, 2012News & Opinions
GlaxoSmithKline clinched the top prize at the IChemE 2012 Awards last night in recognition of its radical change in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals.
Aug. 10, 2012News & Opinions
Huntsman today announced that it has commissioned engineering design studies to increase its global capacity for the manufacture of methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) through investment at its Geismar, Louisiana site.
Aug. 01, 2012News & Opinions
Chemical maker Huntsman's net profit rose 9% in the second quarter, driven by strong demand for polyurethanes used in foam insulation.
Jul. 24, 2012News & Opinions
DuPont, which makes chemicals, hybrid seeds and Kevlar bulletproof fiber, said on Tuesday that it expected 2012 earnings to come in at the bottom of its prior forecast range, due in part to economic uncertainty circling the globe.
Jun. 26, 2012News & Opinions
The Performance Products division of Huntsman Corporation today announced that it has completed the expansion of its specialty amines manufacturing facility in Llanelli Wales. This expansion has increased capacity by more than 50%, ...
Jun. 15, 2012News & Opinions
Bank of America Merrill Lynch has reached out to several top U.S. private equity firms to gauge their interest in a potential deal for Huntsman, sources said, in the latest sign the U.S. chemicals company may be considering a sale.
May. 02, 2012News & Opinions
Huntsman's quarterly profit beat Wall Street's expectations by a wide margin due to higher prices for chemicals used in insulation and paint, sending the company's shares up more than 11%.
Apr. 18, 2012News & Opinions
Cheap natural gas from North American shale developments and growth in Latin American markets likely helped U.S. chemical makers offset weak first-quarter demand from Europe, which is struggling with a sovereign debt crisis and high ...
Apr. 17, 2012News & Opinions
The Polyurethanes division of Huntsman has signed a cooperation agreement with Budapest-based Polinvent, a research-intensive enterprise that has recently developed and patented a range of novel amine-epoxy adducts.
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