Welcome to the ICIS dedicated hub page for students and academics.

The hub is designed to help you with studies and research, and to give you an idea of what’s happening in the global chemical and energy industries.

Here’s where you can review indicative chemical prices, join Twitter feeds to follow selected breaking news stories, get weekly roundups and coverage of industry events and news. You’ll also find interviews with key figures in the global chemical industry, and a searchable news archive. You can join blogs, if you wish to share your views and canvass the opinions and expertise of others.

Historical chemical prices

The ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX) provides a capacity-weighted measure of the average change in petrochemical prices over time.

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Read ICIS blogs

ICIS experts share their latest insights on the chemical industry. Read and contribute your comments on our blogs.

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Search free resources

Free resources from ICIS including white papers, special publications, webinars, podcasts and videos.

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Find a job

ICIS is an expanding business with global career opportunities.

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Follow ICIS on Twitter & LinkedIn. Get selected breaking news headlines and see the key stories our news editors are monitoring on Twitter.

News Sources

Science & Engineering resources

  • Chemical Engineering Journal – an international research journal focusing on chemical reaction engineering, environmental chemical engineering, and materials synthesis and processing
  • Chemical Engineering Science – publishing papers on the fundamentals of chemical engineering
  • Engineering Information – providing online information, knowledge and support to engineering researchers
  • ScienceDirect – Elsevier’s primary science, technology, medicine and social science research information service – with more than 2,000 journals and hundreds of books
  • Scopus – the largest abstract and citation database of research literature and quality web sources