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Methodology workshops for ICIS chemical pricing

Price assessments being at the heart of our business at ICIS, I’ve been involved with some methodology workshops in Houston and London over the last couple of weeks. In my role as head of market reporting, it’s been interesting to hear from our pricing editors about the varying discount structures and contract settlement processes across […]

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Revisiting the predictions of the Aromatics Conference 2008

It’s always good to be proved right.   It has been brought to my attention that one of the speakers at our European Aromatics Conference in Cologne in November 2008 made some fairly accurate predictions in his presentation: 1) a prediction of 40 – 53 $/bbl range for WTI Crude2) the banking situation could only […]

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Watchmen, Lego, Prisoners and Pricing

Reading the papers in a leisurely fashion on the train to visit the ICIS Heren offices in Holborn, central London, I see that there are chemicals galore in the news today.   The first reviews for the long-awaited film of “Watchmen” are out, and being a dark and grisly tale of super-heroes battling the forces […]

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