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BASF’s Wintershall, OMV ‘closely’ monitoring potential US sanctions on Nord Stream 2 pipeline

LONDON (ICIS)--BASF’s subsidiary Wintershall and Austria’s OMV on Thursday said they were closely monitoring the US debate on the planned Nord Stream... Thu, 19 Jul 2018

Egypt's TPC to begin construction of $11bn cracker, petchems site in early 2019

BARCELONA (ICIS)--Engineering and construction is expected to begin in early 2019 at the $10.9bn Tahrir Petrochemicals Corporation (TPC) world-scale... Thu, 19 Jul 2018

INTERACTIVE: US ethanol supplies fall week on week

HOUSTON (ICIS)--US ethanol supplies fell last week, the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) said on Wednesday. Supplies fell to 21.768m bbl... Wed, 18 Jul 2018

US PE prices face some downward pressure in H2 on longer supply

HOUSTON (ICIS)--The US polyethylene (PE) market may come under pressure in the second half of the year because of longer supply, after prices... Wed, 18 Jul 2018

US API criticises lack of steel tariff exceptions for oil, gas companies

HOUSTON (ICIS)--The American Petroleum Institute (API) on Tuesday urged the US Department of Commerce (DOC) to reconsider its ruling to deny product... Tue, 17 Jul 2018

European toluene spot price slides on crude slump, weak demand

LONDON (ICIS)--Daily toluene spot prices in Europe fell this week, in response to lower oil prices and decreasing premiums. The range dropped by... Fri, 13 Jul 2018