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Reliability Efforts Broaden

Reliability improvement remains imperative for chemical makers. Most companies focus their efforts at the plant and asset level but a broader …

Coca-Cola makes responsible moves — on obesity and bottles

The chemical industry has sometimes exhibited righteous outrage at Coca-Cola’s demands for alternatives to PET bottles. Moving to a 30% plant-based …

Chemical Industry

China set to miss targets for shale gasfield development | Financial Times

China is unlikely to meet its 2015 target for shale gas production after slower than expected development of initial shale gasfields, according to …

Chemical industry isn't doing enough to embrace sustainability

The most memorable concoction that fizzed out of the brain of Douglas Adams was the Babelfish, the universal translator. Even so, there were times …

Vladimir Putin unveils $14bn plan to revive Russian economy | Financial Times

Vladimir Putin said Russia would spend billions on infrastructure to counter flagging growth, including roads and high-speed rail links.<p>The Russian …

DuPont exploring sale of performance chemicals unit

11:01 AM | July 23, 2013 | Michael Ravenscroft and Robert Westervelt<p>DuPont says it is exploring the sale or spin-off of its $7-billion/year …

Bayer holds official 150th anniversary celebration

More than 1,000 guests in Cologne<p>prev<br>• 1<br>• /<br>• 4<br>• next<p>full-screenfull-screenfull-screenfull-screen<p>© Bayer AG<p>At the reception before Bayer’s official …