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14 Dec 18:24

HOUSTON (ICIS)--INEOS Oligomers made a final investment decision to build a new polyalphaolefins (PAO) plant at its site in Chocolate Bayou, Texas, it said on Thursday. The plant will have a capacity of 120,000 tonnes/year, and it will be the world's largest single PAO train, INEOS said. The plant should start up in...


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

08 December 2017 09:48
Winds of change in the polyolefins market More »

06 December 2017 16:12
ICIS Webinar: Welcome to the WCI: Why Ontario's inclusion may change the California-Quebec outlook Register for the webinar »

05 December 2017 19:10
How temperature within the UK and France has an effect on energy demand Download the infographic »

04 December 2017 09:55
ICIS Webinar: The EU ETS Post-2020 reform and its impacts untangled, Monday 11th December at 14:00 GMT. Register here »

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BLOG: Sustainability now the key driver for plastics industry profits

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LONDON (ICIS)-- Click here  to see the latest blog post on Chemicals & The Economy by Paul Hodges, which looks at how the Chinese anti-pollution... Mon, 04 Dec 2017