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23 Jan 11:50

LONDON (ICIS)--Firmer oil prices are likely to boost Sasol's earnings in the first six months of 2018 if current levels of near $70/bbl are maintained, the South Africa-headquartered company said on Tuesday, as its $11bn Louisiana, US, cracker complex draws closer to completion. Higher margins for refining, basic and...


INSIGHT INTERACTIVE: IPEX data show producers ending 2017 on a high note

Petrochemical and polymer players saw a strong end to 2017 with key commodity prices up month to month and year to year, ICIS data showed.




Middle East / Africa

22 January 2018 19:35
US polyethylene oversupply could have mixed impact in Latin America More »

19 January 2018 17:40
US propylene production set to expand in 2018 More »

18 January 2018 14:40
ICIS launches new descriptive and diagnostic analytics tools for the petrochemicals markets More »

15 January 2018 13:26
Market Outlook: Katherine Sale reports on the MMA Outlook for 2018 after soaring prices in 2017 More »

15 January 2018 11:42
Chemical profile: Middle East polyethylene terephthalate (PET) - uses, supply/demand and prices. More »

Market analysis from ICIS blogs

BLOG: US Treasury benchmark yield heads to 4% as 30-year downtrend ends

LONDON (ICIS)-- Click here  to see the latest blog post on Chemicals & The Economy by Paul Hodges, which suggests the yield on the US ten-year... Mon, 22 Jan 2018

Prepare for the worst in US-China trade relations in 2018

We got away with it in 2017 by luck rather than design, as there is of course very little that petrochemicals and polymers companies can do to... Wed, 17 Jan 2018