Recovery in the world's biggest economies could be jeopardized if crude oil prices stay over $80 per barrel, the International Energy Agency said.
Food and Drug Administration reviewing safety of triclosan, a widely used chemical found in antibacterial soap, toothpaste and other consumer goods.
Paint manufacturer said it has completed its $54 million purchase of Arch Chemicals Inc.'s industrial wood coatings business.
Head of Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries said current oil prices hovering around $80 a barrel are good for world economy and oil-producing countries.
Royal DSM NV, the Dutch chemicals company, says it will sell its fertilizer and melamine businesses to Egypt's Orascom Construction Industries for $418 million.
Federal agencies are scrutinizing the controversial plastic-hardener at the behest of scientists and activists who say it can interfere with infant development.
Joint venture between Eastman and SK Chemicals opened a new plant in South Korea to produce a material used in cigarette filters.
Specialty chemicals maker pleaded guilty to federal charges of bribery, defrauding the United Nations and violating the U.S. embargo against Cuba.
Company said Wednesday it will buy chemical maker Genovique Specialties Corp. in a move to expand its position in the specialty plasticizers market.
With world’s economic recovery feeble and crude prices at preferred levels, OPEC ministers will likely agree to maintain oil production target of 26 million barrels a day.
OPEC should hold its oil production targets steady, Iran's oil minister said, reflecting producer group's contentment with current price of crude.
An accountant for Italy-based Catalfer said the company’s subsidiary that planned to open a chemicals and abrasives plant in Charleston, W. Va., no longer exists.
International Energy Agency said in its monthly report that oil demand will average 86.6 million barrels a day this year, or 1.6 million barrels a day more than in 2009.
World oil demand projected to grow 900,000 barrels per day in 2010, OPEC said, adding the increase hinges on sustained global economic rebound, particularly in U.S.
U.S. Chemical Safety Board issued guidelines designed to prevent workplace explosions after investigating over 60 deaths from industrial blasts in past 20 years.
Sen. Charles Schumer wants EPA to include Bisphenol-A, a controversial plastic-hardener, on a list of chemicals subject to stricter federal rules.
Chemical company sold its Styron plastics division to private equity firm Bain Capital for $1.63 billion, further unloading debt after a turbulent year.
Company began restarting idled chemical plant in Belle after halting operations last month over series of leaks, including one that led to the death of a worker.
Specialty chemical and products maker said it will acquire a subsidiary of Etimex Holding GmbH for $327 million in cash.
Specialty chemical maker will spend approximately $24.7 million to buy the electronic chemicals business of General Chemical Performance Products LLC.
German chemical and pharmaceutical company said net income rose 44 percent to $208 million due to cost savings and a pickup in some business.
Federal jury has found DuPont liable for a chemical leak that sickened and injured three people in northeastern Kentucky.
Dutch chemicals maker reported $81 million loss for fourth quarter, as a write down on value of pharmaceutical ingredients subsidiary offset increase in profitability.
Top oil official says prices are at satisfactory levels and does not expect OPEC to make changes to output during its meeting next month.