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21 Nov 19:10

HOUSTON (ICIS)--The planned idling of one of Shell Chemical’s two US phenol units in 2018 will likely balance phenol and could lengthen cumene. The company is planning to idle its Phenol 3 plant at its Deer Park facility in Texas in mid-January 2018. The plant has a phenol capacity of 240,000 tonnes/year, which...

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INSIGHT INTERACTIVE: October IPEX reflects differing spot/contract views, little direct crude oil influence

The rising oil price had little identifiable impact on petrochemical prices in October as volatility in certain markets heightened the differential between contract settlements and spot price movements, ICIS data showed on Tuesday.

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BLOG: US ethylene, PE producers face difficult times ahead

LONDON (ICIS)-- Click here  to see the latest blog post on Chemicals & The Economy by Paul Hodges, which analyses how increasing ethylene and... Mon, 20 Nov 2017

BLOG: Measuring crude prices and Asian petchems profitability

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Click here to see the latest blog post on Asian Chemical Connections. The collapse of crude prices in 2014 came at a great time for... Wed, 15 Nov 2017