Asian Chemical Connections
Germany-based chemical firm Evonik will explore feedstock options for its planned 120,000 tonne/year methyl methacrylate (MMA) plant in the US. And a number of petrochemical expansions based on cheap local shale gas feedstock could provide supplies.
Evonik selects its Mobile, Alabama site for new MMA plant
"The Mobile site has a unique advantage which offers both inbound and outbound logistics.
INSIGHT: UK chemical producers want to grow but energy is against them
“The UK and the rest of Europe needs a business climate that is more responsive to global competition, chemical industry executives believe.”
VIDEO: ICIS Asia Lunchtime Bulletin 9 December 2013