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By Nigel Davis
The ICIS Company of the year award goes to NOVA Chemicals, a company that has risen phoenix-like from near bankruptcy to produce a healthy set of financial results in 2011.
Underlying its performance is the backing of …
By John Richardson
THE euphoria sweeping through the US petrochemicals industry seems to indicate strong support for the “supercycle” theory.
Some of the comments made during the first-quarter results season certainly point that way, as does the upbeat mood of …
By Malini Hariharan
A few weeks back the blog had highlighted the problems related to the disposal of ethane at the Marcellus Shale in northeast US.
Shale gas producers in the region are in a fix as ethane needs to …
The blog has recently written about gas availability in the Middle East and upcoming changes to pricing which have big implications for the petrochemicals business.
But the global gas market is seeing wider changes and these have …
Abu Dhabi ahead in the race?
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The global basic chemicals industry is likely to end up under the dominant control of the Middle East, and possibly Asia, within the next 3-5 years, a …