BANGKOK, Aug 18- Thailand's largest energy firm PTT Pcl plans to import at least 5 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas in 2017, up from 3 million tonnes this year as local gas production fades. Thailand, which uses natural gas for nearly 70 percent of its power generation, has become increasingly reliant on LNG imports as its own domestic gas fields are slowly...
*Plan to locate in Texas or Louisiana. DUBAI/ KHOBAR, July 25- Saudi Basic Industries Corp, one of the world's largest petrochemicals groups, said on Monday it is studying launching a jointly-owned petrochemicals complex with an affiliate of U.S. The project will be on the United States' Gulf Coast, possibly in Texas or Louisiana, and will include a production...
German drug and chemicals giant Bayer has made an unsolicited takeover offer for Monsanto, the world's biggest seed company.
Karim Hajjar, CFO of Solvay, says oil and gas prices have impacted profits after reporting a slower rate of growth.
ChemChina is nearing a deal to take over Syngenta for around $42 billion, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters.
Dow Chemical and DuPont are expected to announce a merger of equals by Thursday, sources told CNBC.
John Canally, Investment Strategist and Economist at LPL Financial, is expecting further downside for oil prices.
Dow reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by higher margins in five of its six units.
DuPont reported a 52 percent jump in profit as operating margins rose in five of its seven businesses.
Cramer said some companies are working despite their exposure overseas. Here's one.
Food prices and security, threatened by weather-caused production declines and relentless rising demand, will be a key issue at the conference of world business, political and social leaders.
Emerging markets are a big part of Dow's growth. Discussing the chemical company's second quarter earnings, rising commodity prices, and stalled debt talks in Washington, with Andrew Liveris, Dow Chemical chairman/CEO, and Klaus Kleinfeld, Alcoa chairman/CEO.
The outlook for the iron and steel industries and a discussion of how to profit there, with Mark Parr, KeyBanc Capital Markets.