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Base Oils 2015 Interactive Publication

Base Oils 2015 Interactive Publication

Speakers from the ICIS World Base Oils & Lubricants conference in London are interviewed in the latest ICIS interactive publication.

They comment on the outlook for base oils and lubricants, the future for brightstock and re-refined oils, and how lube producers have seen margins increase over the last decade as they moved to higher quality.

New EPTR: Market developments and key trends for Europe’s power sector

New EPTR: Market developments and key trends for Europe’s power sector

The European Power Trading Report (EPTR) covers quarterly updates on key market insights for 14 different European countries.

Gain access to the widest range of established markets, but also developing European Power markets ,such as Romania, Bulgaria, Greece and Turkey.

ICIS Power Index (IPI)

ICIS Power Index (IPI)

The ICIS Power Index (IPI) gives homes and businesses an insight into price trends on the UK wholesale electricity market.

The IPI is published daily by ICIS, an independent authority on UK electricity market pricing, and is available at no charge.

Top 100 Chemical Companies - Regional Leaders 2014

Top 100 Chemical Companies - Regional Leaders 2014

The ICIS Top 100 Chemical Companies list provides you with a further dissection and analysis of the Top 100 Chemical Companies. 

 It includes the Top 10 chemical companies in each region with detailed analysis and comprehensive commentary. This feature is published annually in ICIS Chemical Business.

New whitepaper discussing developments and opportunities in China’s growing LNG market

New whitepaper discussing developments and opportunities in China’s growing LNG market

The Chinese government has been offering firm support to aid the development of the LNG sector, bringing about an increase in investment opportunities throughout the country.

Download this free whitepaper to gain a better understanding of China’s LNG supply and demand, import capacity and construction of new terminals.  

The Market Stability Reserve (MSR) – A White Paper for an optimised approach

The Market Stability Reserve (MSR) – A White Paper for an optimised approach

In this white paper we put forward our proposal for an optimised MSR that would enables the EU ETS to promote reductions in greenhouse gas emissions in the most cost-effective and economically efficient manner.

We believe our proposed approach is able to handle a broad array of emission regimes (including high emissions scenarios) whilst preserving the integrity of the EU ETS carbon price signal.

ICIS Top 100 Chemical Companies

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The ICIS Top 100 Chemical Companies listing highlights the top players in the global chemical industry.

Most chemical companies found it difficult to generate top line and profit growth in 2014 following a strong performance in 2013. 

US fertilizer outlook remains positive despite weakening demand: Mosaic

US Fertilizer Outlook

Mosaic’s long-term outlook for the fertilizer industry remains positive, despite declining fundamentals for crop nutrients, CEO James Prokopanko said.

Chemicals

Easy access to a host of downloadable ICIS Chemical resources; including:

Energy

Easy access to a host of downloadable ICIS Energy resources; including:

Fertilizers

Easy access to a host of downloadable ICIS Fertilizer resources; including:

 

Featured Content

China’s shifting olefins industry –what you need to know

China’s shifting olefins industry –what you need to know

Traditionally, China has been heavily reliant on olefin imports. However, the country’s unique coal-to-olefins (CTO) production has altered the competitive landscape for international market players exporting to China.

ICIS offers two detailed reports which give you a comprehensive look into China’s unique olefins industry:

  1. China Olefins Annual Study
  2. China Coal-to-Olefins Competitiveness Report

Special Feature: Asia chemicals outlook

Special feature: Asia chemicals outlook

Overall, the Asian chemicals markets experienced sweeping changes in 2014 – oversupply, feedstock diversification, changing trade flows, volatility in crude prices and new leadership in key Asian markets.

What will happen next? Download this free whitepaper for a market review of 2014 and short-term outlook for 2015, broken down by commodity. 

Enhance your understanding of China’s natural gas markets

Enhance your understanding of China’s natural gas markets

Navigate your way through the fast-emerging Chinese gas markets with a new annual report providing comprehensive insights and expert supply/demand analysis and forecast for up to 2018.

The China Natural Gas Annual Report gives you a holistic view of China’s market with detailed commentary and unrivalled data for natural gas, LNG and non-conventional gas markets.

What's New from ICIS

Meet with ICIS at World Rubber Week 2015

Meet with ICIS at World Rubber Week 2015

ICIS will be at World Rubber Week 2015, please visit the ICIS booth at N24, at the Hall 2 of the Singapore Expo from 24th-26th March 2015 during Tyre Expo 2015.

Don’t miss this opportunity to speak with our market experts on the factors influencing rubber prices in Asia. We are also giving out free pricing reports at our stand to help you optimise your buying/selling decisions. 

Asia MTBE price report: Daily spot prices now available

Asia MTBE price report: Daily spot prices now available

Asia is a dominant force in international MTBE markets, accounting for the majority of global demand and expanding at a rapid pace.

By converting its current weekly pricing intelligence into daily reports, ICIS has further enhanced its extensive reporting to allow you to gain leverage in contract negotiations. 

China Petroleum Annual Report

China Petroleum Annual Report: Preview an extract from the Chinese oil demand section

ICIS recently launched the China Petroleum Annual Report to offer international players a fundamental review of recent developments, including government policies, the shifting supply/demand balance, trading patterns and China’s growing refinery industry.

To give you a glimpse of the type of valuable information available in the report, we are giving you access to an extract from the chapter on China oil demand. 

 



Comprehensive market intelligence for China’s refining sector

Comprehensive market intelligence for China’s refining sector

China’s refinery sector has undergone major changes, with the surge of new independent refinery capacity and shifting refinery feedstock supply/demand.

Providing insight into this key global market, ICIS has launched two indispensable reports to help international players understand recent developments:

  • China Independent Refinery Report
  • China Refinery Feedstock Report

ICIS Special Report – Asia: Crude oil and naphtha markets

ICIS Special Report – Asia: Crude oil and naphtha markets

As part of our series of free resources, ICIS  experts have recently produced a short video covering crude oil and naphtha markets. The video gives you unrivalled insight into current trends, prices and a near-term outlook of where the market is headed. 

ICIS Base Oils 2015

ICIS Base Oils 2015

ICIS’s annual Base Oils special publication looks at the trends and outlooks in regional markets, and the growing use of synthetic base stocks, at the expense of Group I and II.

It also examines new capacity developments and the growing supply surplus in the market. 

 



ICIS’ quarterly analysis of ICIS Power Index

ICIS’ quarterly analysis of ICIS Power Index

ICIS Head of Power Zoe Double focuses on the issues affecting UK energy prices for the next year, from ICIS’ quarterly analysis of ICIS Power Index trends and price drivers.

Which design for the MSR? The price sensitivities of key stakeholders’ MSR proposals

Which design for the MSR? The price sensitivities of key stakeholders’ MSR proposals

The whitepaper informs readers of the impact of current policy scenarios under discussion in the Parliament and the Council in the context of the Market Stability Reserve (MSR). 

NPE 2015 Special Publication

NPE 2015 Special Publication

As polymer producers, processors and users ready themselves for the NPE2015 plastics event in Orlando, Florida, in March, ICIS - in association with organiser SPI - takes a look at industry developments and what will be on show at the meeting.