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Dow Earnings Hit By Urethane Settlements

Dow Chemical Co: Steep Earnings Dip Witnessed Due to Legal Settlements

Dow Chemical: Steep Earnings Dip Witnessed Due to Legal Settlements

Dow announced 1Q financial results before the opening bell today,

Oil Prices Reach $45

Oil prices hit six-month high

, USA TODAY 7:43 a.m. EDT April 27, 2016


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Stepan Posts Record Quarter

Stepan Reports Record First Quarter Earnings

NORTHFIELD, Ill., April 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL) today reported:

First Quarter Highlights

  • Reported net income was $27.7 million or $1.21 per diluted share,

LyondellBasell Q1 PO Results

LyondellBasell Reports First-Quarter 2016 Earnings


Intermediates & Derivatives (I&D) – The primary products of this segment include propylene oxide (PO) and its co-products (styrene monomer,

Covestro Q1 Results

Covestro Q1 adj EBITDA up 22 pct on lower raw material prices


German plastics and chemicals company Covestro said adjusted core earnings gained 22 percent in the first quarter as cheaper raw materials outweighed a decline in prices of its transparent polycarbonate plastics and foam chemicals.

OEHHA Isocyanate Regulation in CA

Air Toxicology and Epidemiology
Notice of Adoption of Reference Exposure Levels for Toluene Diisocyanate and Methylene Diphenyl Diisocyanate


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The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) is adopting new and revised Reference Exposure Levels (RELs) for toluene diisocyanate (TDI) and methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) for use in the Air Toxics Hot Spots program.

Headway Growth Driven by Water Based Polyurethanes

Headway forecasts 10% to 15% revenue rise

By Aileen Chuang  /  Staff reporter

Headway Advanced Materials Inc (展宇科技) yesterday said its environmentally friendly products and strategic plans in the Asia-Pacific region are expected to drive revenue to grow by between 10 and 15 percent this year.

Wanhua LPG Supply Position

Wanhua Chemical's term deal with Tasweeq lifts China's imports of Qatar LPG

Singapore (Platts)–20 Apr 2016 447 am EDT/847 GMT

YantaiA term contract between Chinese propane dehydrogenation plant operator Wanhua Chemical Group and Qatar International Petroleum Marketing Company Ltd.,