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Huntsman posted higher third-quarter earnings despite an unplanned outage at its Port Neches plant. ( Brett Coomer / Chronicle )

Huntsman posts higher earnings despite Texas plant outage

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The company attributed the increase to growing demand for key products, including textile dyes and chemicals and a specific kind of polyurethanes.
Huntsman posted higher third-quarter earnings despite an unplanned outage at its Port Neches plant. ( Brett Coomer / Chronicle )

Huntsman plans $125 million expansion at Port Neches plant

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Huntsman Corp. plans a $125 million expansion of its Port Neches plant that will boost local production by 25 percent, employ 325 construction workers and make use of a refurbished production unit floated down the Neches River by barge from a shuttered Beaumont plant.
(Horia Varlan/Flickr)

Huntsman buying pigments business assets for $1.1B

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Chemical maker Huntsman Corp. will pay $1.1 billion in cash to buy two businesses from Rockwood Holdings that it said will make its pigments business more competitive.
The LNG carrier, a tank ship designed for transporting liquefied natural gas, is towed into port. (Lex Van Lieshout, Getty Images)

Huntsman joins campaign against natural gas exports

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Widening the rift over exports of U.S. natural gas, Huntsman Corp. has joined a coalition campaigning against more foreign sales of the fossil fuel. The move follows Dow Chemical’s decision to break ties with the National Association of Manufacturers over the dispute.