HOUSTON (ICIS)--Here are the top stories from ICIS News from the week ended 15 December:
to take ownership of Total’s US PE
Bayport Polymers, an affiliate of Total Petrochemicals and Refining USA (TPRI), will become the new owner of TPRI’s polyethylene (PE) business effective 1 January 2018, according to a customer letter obtained by ICIS on Monday.
increase carbon impact disclosure on
ExxonMobil has bowed to a shareholder request to increase disclosure of the potential impact of climate change on its business, the US-headquartered oil and gas major said late on Monday.
Kumho in fight against US E-SBR
Polish rubber producer Synthos wants to join South Korean producer Kumho Petrochemical in challenging a decision by the US to impose duties on imports of emulsion styrene butadiene rubber (E-SBR).
US WR Grace boosting PE catalysts with
acquisition, eyes more deals –
WR Grace’s planned acquisition of Albemarle’s polyolefins catalysts business will help Grace strengthen its single-site polyethylene (PE) catalyst portfolio.
INEOS to build polyalphaolefins plant
at Texas site in US
INEOS Oligomers made a final investment decision to build a new polyalphaolefins (PAO) plant at its site in Chocolate Bayou, Texas.