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15 Dec 17:55

HOUSTON (ICIS)--WR Grace’s planned acquisition of Albemarle’s polyolefins catalysts business will help Grace strengthen its single-site polyethylene (PE) catalyst portfolio, the company’s top executives said in a webcast analysts' call on Friday. The $416m deal, announced on Thursday, 14 December, is expected to...

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INSIGHT INTERACTIVE: Global IPEX bucks crude oil trend, falls 0.9% in November

Falling butadiene (BD) prices and higher priced benzene were the main influences on the ICIS regional and global petrochemical indexes in November

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15 December 2017 19:15
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12 December 2017 14:00
European polymers calmer at year-end but PE imports promise disruption Download the outlook »

08 December 2017 09:48
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06 December 2017 16:12
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05 December 2017 19:10
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