Specialty chemical maker Albermarle Corp. says it has joined with PharmaCore to provide manufacturing for customers with high volume production projects.
IEA predicts oil demand will average 86.5 million barrels a day, up 1.6 million barrels a day from 2009 due to growing economic activity in developing countries in Asia.
Environmentalists and health care providers say Oregon should ban bisphenol A, a common industrial chemical, from baby bottles, infant formula cans and infant ‘sippy cups.’
Delegate James Hubbard hopes to ban sale, manufacture or distribution of children's toys or childcare articles that contain bisphenol-A which is used to harden plastics.
Dow Chemical said it climbed its way back to $87 million fourth-quarter profit, driven by strength in emerging markets and gains from acquisitions.
Three recent chemical leaks at a DuPont plant in W. Va., one of which killed a worker, don't appear to be related, a federal investigator said Thursday.
Company’s chemical plant in Baton Rouge, La., one of the largest facilities in the world that makes isopropyl alcohol, has started work on expanding production.
U.S. Chemical Safety Board says team of investigators is heading to DuPont's idled chemical plant in Belle, W. Va., to probe a series of leaks that resulted in death of one worker.
Improved sales across global markets and lower raw material and energy costs led to fourth-quarter turnaround and prompted DuPont to boost its 2010 outlook.
Federal officials are investigating a series of leaks that shut down a DuPont chemical plant in West Virginia and resulted in the death of one worker.
Lonza Group Ltd. says most of the 140 employees at its suburban Philadelphia plant are likely to lose their jobs when the plant closes by the end of the year.
Company says it is still investigating why a pressure valve blew open Thursday, causing a release of caustic soda that damaged part of a Alabama complex.
Group held its oil demand growth forecast steady for 2010, noting indications of improvements in global economy but was concerned oil's price rally remains on shaky ground.
Acquisition of a specialty polymers manufacturing plant will help Eastman Chemical Co. meet growing demand in China, the company said.
Agencies said research shows cause for concern over bisphenol-A's potential effect on children, but more study is needed before any regulatory changes are considered.
International Energy Agency held steady its forecast for world oil demand this year, predicting rebound in consumption led largely by developing Asian economies.
Crude prices slid below $80 a barrel after China moved to curb bank lending and a report showed an unexpected jump in U.S. inventories of distillates and gasoline.
Oil has surged about 15 percent since mid-December as colder weather in the U.S. boosts demand for crude products such as heating oil.
Global oil demand to rise slightly faster in 2010 than previously forecast, driven by increased economic activity in Asia and Middle East, International Energy Agency said.
An explosion at the American Acryl chemical plant in the Houston area Wednesday shook nearby homes, generated black smoke seen for miles and injured two workers.
EPA said toxic chemical pollution from industrial plants, mines and factories fell 6 percent in 2008, second year in a row that companies reported releasing less pollution.
At least 500,000 people were affected by lethal gas leaked from a pesticide plant 25 years ago in Bhopal, India, in the worst industrial disaster the world has ever seen.
Specialty chemicals maker says low-cost competition forced it to discontinue manufacturing at its German plant, and a Belgian company will acquire assets to assume production.
Specialty chemicals company cutting about 570 jobs and closing factories in France, Britain and Mexico to 'address overcapacities and reduce costs.'