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Blood on the Trading Floor

The high price of crude, unplanned plant outages, force majeures, difficult customers – these all add to the stress of the trader’s life. No wonder then that violence can break out on the trading floor.

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The craving for anonymity in petchems

We had visitors in the ICIS office a few days ago from a big new pan-European multi-product privately owned petrochemical company. We drank coffee together and talked about the structure of their company versus the structure of ours. It was a friendly and constructive meeting in the spirit of Glasnost, but I’m not going to […]

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