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  1. EagleTree Capital Acquires Leading Specialty Chemical Producer, Gaylord Chemical

    Gaylord Chemical Company, LLC (“Gaylord” or the “Company”), a global leader in specialty chemical production and innovation, and EagleTree Capital (“EagleTree”), on behalf of its private equity fund EagleTree Partners IV, today announced that EagleTree has acquired a majority stake in Gaylord. The Company’s Chief Executive Officer, Paul Dennis, and other existing shareholders will retain a significant stake in the Company. Co-investors, including the Alberta Teachers’ Retirement Fund Board and Farol Asset Management, are

  2. Celanese Announces Price Increases On Ateva EVA Polymers And VAE Emulsion Polymers

    Celanese Corporation, a global specialty materials company, recently announced the following product price increases. Celanese will increase list and off-list selling prices for Ateva EVA polymers

  3. Petrobras And Murphy Form Joint Venture With Gulf Of Mexico Assets

    Petrobras informs that recently its subsidiary, Petrobras America Inc. (“PAI”), has entered into a definitive agreement with Murphy Exploration & Production Company – USA (“Murphy”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Murphy Oil Corporation, to form a joint venture company (“JV”) comprised of producing oil and gas assets in the Gulf of Mexico.

  4. Antares Supports AE Industrial Partners’ Acquisition Of The Atlas Group

    Antares announced today that it served as joint lead arranger, and will act as administrative agent, for a senior secured credit facility to support the acquisition of The Atlas Group by AE Industrial Partners 

  5. Dow Microbial Control Introduces Two New Winterized AQUCAR Water Treatment Microbiocides For Hydraulic Fracturing

    As hydraulic fracturing activity ramps up in colder locations across the United States to meet growing energy demand, harsher temperatures and environmental conditions remain a challenge.

  6. Saudi Aramco, BAPCO Meet Bahrain’s Growing Energy Demand

    Saudi Aramco and the Bahrain Petroleum Company (BAPCO) recently announced the successful commissioning of AB-4 pipeline, a new phase of the strategic Saudi Aramco-Bahrain crude oil pipeline to meet the Kingdom of Bahrain’s growing energy demand.

  7. Hoover Ferguson Signs Cargo Carrying Units Supply Contract With Transocean

    Hoover Ferguson, a global leader in container, accommodation, workspace and packaging solutions for the energy, petrochemical and general industrial end markets, recently announced that it has signed a three-year contract plus options with Transocean Ltd, for the supply of Cargo Carrying Units (CCUs) to the deepwater drilling contractor’s rig fleet in the North Sea 

  8. The Plastic Storm: Ocean Plastic Waste Brewing Tidal Wave Of Consumer Activism And Increased Industry Uncertainty, IHS Markit Says

    The growing global plastics sustainability movement is one of the biggest potential disruptors for the plastics industry and is putting future plastics resin demand and billions of dollars of industry investments at risk

  9. MFG Chemical Launches New Web Site
    MFG Chemical LLC, a global leader in specialty and custom chemical manufacturing has launched a new company web site. The new web site was created as a result of MFG’s recent and projected growth, and the adoption of a market-focused strategy. Earlier this year, MFG acquired a large chemical manufacturing plant in Pasadena, Texas, the company’s fourth plant. The newly acquired Texas plant occupies 25.7 acres, with 4 reaction trains, 16 current reactors ranging
  10. Westlake Chemical Partners LP Announces Commencement Of At-The-Market Program

    Westlake Chemical Partners LP (NYSE: WLKP) (the “Partnership”) today announced the commencement of an At-The-Market program and that it has entered into an Equity Distribution Agreement (the “Agreement”) with UBS Investment Bank; Barclays; BofA Merrill Lynch; Citigroup; Deutsche Bank Securities; RBC Capital Markets; and Wells Fargo Securities (collectively, the “Managers”). Pursuant to the terms of the Agreement, the Partnership may offer and sell common units representing limited partner interests in the Partnership (the “Common