In this week's issue of ICIS Chemical Business:
October 15-21, 2012

Cover story

News focus: Evonik to explore feedstock options for US methyl methacrylate plant

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.

 Rex Features

Evonik selects its Mobile, Alabama site for new MMA plant

"The Mobile site has a unique advantage which offers both inbound and outbound logistics.



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Paul Hodges - Chemicals & the Economy Blog
Paul Hodges looks behind today's headlines and studies key influencers shaping the chemical industry over the next 12-18 months. He takes a closer look at oil prices, economic growth and the environment among other things, along with some light-hearted banter along the way.

Insight

INSIGHT: US HCl plant offers promise of profitable carbon capture
"Capitol SkyMine is expected to become a milestone in the effort to capture carbon through a commercially profitable venture." more

VIDEO: ICIS Special Report - C3 value chain, early autumn

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