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  • SINGAPORE, Aug 22- Asia petrochemicals firms are building tanks and retooling plants to store and process liquefied petroleum gas imported from the United States, counting on a flood of supply from the shale boom to replace costlier naphtha as a raw material.

  • Midday Glance: Chemicals companies Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 1:22 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are up at 1 p.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 01 or percent, to $53.31. DuPont Co. rose$. 28 or. 4 percent, to $66.50.

  • UPDATE 1-Carlyle-backed Axalta Coating files for IPO Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 6:07 PM ET

    Aug 20- Axalta Coating Systems Ltd, a paint coatings company backed by buyout firm Carlyle Group LP, filed with U.S. regulators on Wednesday for an initial public offering of common stock. The company listed Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank and JP Morgan among the underwriters for the IPO.

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were mixed at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 22 or. 4 percent, to $53.30. DuPont Co. fell$. 07 or. 1 percent, to $66.22.

  • Carlyle-backed Axalta Coating Systems files for IPO Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 5:19 PM ET

    Aug 20- Buyout firm Carlyle Group LP backed performance coatings company Axalta Coating Systems Ltd filed with U.S. regulators on Wednesday to raise up to $100 million in an initial public offering of common stock. The company listed Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank and JP Morgan among the underwriters for the IPO.

  • Midday Glance: Chemicals companies Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 1:49 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 25 or. 5 percent, to $53.33. DuPont Co. fell$. 02 or percent, to $66.27.

  • Early Glance: Chemicals companies Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 12:21 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 16 or. 3 percent, to $53.24. DuPont Co. fell$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $66.24.

  • FACTBOX-Tyre rubber from dandelions Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 3:30 AM ET

    Aug 20- Tyre makers such as Bridgestone Corp and Continental AG are spending millions of dollars on the development of new rubber-yielding crops such as dandelions to reduce their reliance on rubber-tree plantations in Southeast Asia. Here are key facts about the rubber trade and the research into new sources of natural rubber.

  • FACTBOX-Tire rubber from dandelions Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 3:30 AM ET

    Aug 20- Tire makers such as Bridgestone Corp and Continental AG are spending millions of dollars on the development of new rubber-yielding crops such as dandelions to reduce their reliance on rubber-tree plantations in Southeast Asia. Here are key facts about the rubber trade and the research into new sources of natural rubber.

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 6:08 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were up at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 20 or. 4 percent, to $53.08. DuPont Co. rose$. 42 or. 6 percent, to $66.29.

  • Midday Glance: Chemicals companies Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 4:03 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are up at 1 p.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 13 or. 3 percent, to $53.01. DuPont Co. rose$. 25 or. 4 percent, to $66.12.

  • Chemical firm pleads guilty to clean air violation Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 10:23 AM ET

    PROVIDENCE, R.I.— A Massachusetts- based chemical company has pleaded guilty to violating the Clean Air Act at a facility it owned in Rhode Island. Roberts Chemical Co., now based in Attleboro, Massachusetts, pleaded guilty Monday in U.S. District Court in Providence as part of a plea deal with prosecutors.

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were up at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 86 or 1.7 percent, to $52.88. DuPont Co. rose$. 62 or 1.0 percent, to $65.87.

  • Early Glance: Chemicals companies Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 10:29 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 59 or 1.1 percent, to $52.61. DuPont Co. rose$. 66 or 1.0 percent, to $65.91.

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 6:16 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were mixed at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 11 or. 2 percent, to $52.02. DuPont Co. rose$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $65.25.

  • Midday Glance: Chemicals companies Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 1:15 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are down at 1 p.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 25 or. 5 percent, to $51.88. DuPont Co. fell$. 38 or. 6 percent, to $64.82.

  • Early Glance: Chemicals companies Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 11:21 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 17 or. 3 percent, to $52.30. DuPont Co. rose$. 39 or. 6 percent, to $65.59.

  • Final Glance: Chemicals companies Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 6:14 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were up at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 70 or 1.4 percent, to $52.50. DuPont Co. rose$. 09 or. 1 percent, to $65.11.

  • Group challenges immunity for pesticide sprayers Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 2:42 PM ET

    The lawsuit filed Wednesday in Curry County Circuit Court in Gold Beach argues that immunity the law grants to pesticide sprayers treating farms and forests violates the Oregon Constitution's guarantee of the right to seek a legal remedy to violations of property rights.

  • Midday Glance: Chemicals companies Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 1:50 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are up at 1 p.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 67 or 1.3 percent, to $52.47. DuPont Co. rose$. 09 or. 1 percent, to $65.11.