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Weekend Reading

Climategate, the sequel: How we are STILL being tricked with flawed data on global warming

Something very odd has been going on with the temperature data relied on by the world's scientists,

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Moerdijk Update

Shell aiming for 2015 Moerdijk restart Shell_400

29 Jan 2015, 7.20 pm GMT

29 January (Argus) — Shell said today it expects the 900,000 t/yr ethylene steam cracker at Moerdijk in the Netherlands to be back in operation by year-end.

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Dow Posts Q4 Results

Specific to PU:


Performance Materials & Chemicals

Performance Materials & Chemicals reported fourth quarter sales of $3.9 billion,

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Existing Home Sales



WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Data released Friday showed that existing home sales dipped in 2014,

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Q4 M&A Activity

Chemical Deal Results


SRF Ltd.
global pharmaceutical propellant business (Dymel®)
4th Quarter 2014

Mitsui Chemicals/SKC
SKC/Mitsui Chemicals
JV in polyurethane materials
4th Quarter 2014

Johnson Matthey
gold and silver refining – Read more