In this week's issue of ICIS Chemical Business:
December 15-21, 2014

Cover story

ICIS Top 40 Power Players: INEOS chairman Jim Ratcliffe takes the top spot

During 2014, Jim Ratcliffe emerged from the shadows to defend European chemicals. He became a vocal critic of policymakers and sought innovative company initiatives

 During 2014 Jim Ratcliffe disproved his reputation for staying out of the limelight by making a lot of noise, very publicly, about the challenges facing Europe’s chemical industry. The company he leads has continued to demonstrate how quickly it can combat the region’s structural feedstock disadvantages and maximise the chances of long-term prosperity.

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Malini Hariharan - India Chemicals Blog
India is proving a hot spot for chemicals growth. Malini Hariharan comments on developments in her India Chemicals Blog here.


INSIGHT: House Republicans poised to target EPA power rules
“Despite its claims, EPA does not have statutory authority to regulate carbon emissions from electric power plants.” more

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