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Loeb To Dow: You’re No LyondellBasell

In an investor letter, Daniel Loeb, who heads the hedge fund Third Point, a...

The Enterprise Ethane Terminal Is Quite Large (UPDATED)

As you may have heard, Enterprise Products Partners plans to build an ethane...

Updated: Louisiana Still Backs Project Planned By Russia’s EuroChem

Back in July 2013, the Russian fertilizer maker EuroChem, in a joint press...

Coke Committed To PlantBottle Despite JBF’s Bio-based Ethylene Glycol Cancellation

Here’s something that wasn’t very well publicized: JBF...

Momentive On The Verge Of Bankruptcy

Momentive Performance Materials is threatening bankruptcy. Moments ago the...

Siluria Is Looking Pretty Sharp

For the first time, IHS put on a Technology Seminar as part of its World...

Dow To Europe: Drop Dead!

I don’t want it to seem like I am picking on Dow this week. This was...

What Might Be Tagged At Dow’s Yardsale?

As you have may have heard, Dow Chemical plans to sell more businesses. Back...

The U.S. Cracker Leader Board

Back in March 2011, I jotted down on my notebook a ranking of companies...

BASF’s Climate Change Schizophrenia

Today, The Chemical Notebook features a guest post by Alex Scott,...