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Catastrophic flooding from Hurricane Harvey has had a substantial impact on petrochemical production along the US Gulf. ICIS has comprehensive coverage of this historic event and its implications on the Americas and global chemical markets.

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US ethylene spot prices fall to nine-year low

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US chem activity barometer rises in March for sixth consecutive gain

HOUSTON (ICIS)--The American Chemistry Council’s (ACC) Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB) rose in March, its sixth gain in a row following the 2017... Tue, 20 Mar 2018

ExxonMobil mulls 450,000 tonne/year US PP expansion

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