*Seifi Ghasemi to replace John McGlade. June 18- Industrial gas producer Air Products& Chemicals Inc named Seifi Ghasemi chief executive, amid pressure from Bill Ackman to overhaul its management, sending its shares up 8 percent to a life-high.» Read More
Jan 29- Praxair Inc, the largest industrial gas supplier in the Americas, raised its dividend by 8 percent and set another $1.5 billion share buyback plan, after its quarterly profit rose due to strong sales and acquisitions.
Jan 29- Praxair Inc, the largest industrial gas supplier in the Americas, raised its dividend by 8 percent and said it would buy back stock worth $1.5 billion, after reporting a 15 percent rise in quarterly profit. The company's net income rose to $474 million, or $1.59 per share, in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31 from $414 million, or $1.38 per share, a year earlier.
Gasoline futures continued to trade higher in the electronic session Thursday as the latest track of Hurricane Sandy looked headed straight for the heart of the East Coast refining industry.
Guar has the world’s largest oil and gas producers fretting over profit margins. Why? In gum form, guar is the thickening agent used to push fluids sideways in the fracking process.
Growing demand for electricity in China is going to increase power generation beyond the resource-rich Northern and Western regions of the mainland, benefiting independent producers, upstream gas players and copper companies, according to Macquarie Securities.
Sam Thomas, Chart Industries CEO, discusses the growing demand for liquefied natural gas.
Jim Cramer interviews Airgas CEO Peter McCausland.
Mad Money's Jim Cramer talks with Peter McCausland, Airgas Inc. CEO, about its success fending off a hostile takeover bid from Air Products, and the company's bright future.
Options activity on Friday was wildly bullish in Southwestern Energy, which was the subject of takeover talk last week. More than 26,000 calls changed hands versus less than 2,800 puts. Chevron is seen as a suitor.