ICIS News stories on the likely impact of Saudi Arabia's change of leadership on global petrochemical markets


Europe toluene spot prices continue downward trend amid softer crude

LONDON (ICIS)--The European toluene spot market remains under pressure as the price correction started ten days ago continues on the back of... Fri, 16 Feb 2018

SABIC entrance underpins future strategy, no regrets on Huntsman - CFO

LONDON (ICIS)--Clariant’s board has no regrets over the failed merger with Huntsman as the actions of a few shareholders leading to the deal’s... Thu, 15 Feb 2018

Clariant to remain Swiss despite SABIC involvement - CEO

ZURICH (ICIS)--Clariant’s CEO insisted on Tuesday the firm would continue to “be a Swiss company” after SABIC purchased a 25% stake earlier this... Wed, 14 Feb 2018

Crude oil price rises stall as non-OPEC production set to increase - IEA

LONDON (ICIS)--Crude oil price increases in past months have stalled as non-OPEC producers, mainly the US, continue to pump out product and global... Tue, 13 Feb 2018

China MMA supply may tighten in March on plant turnarounds

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s methyl methacrylate (MMA) supply is likely to tighten in March as producers will build up inventory for contract customers... Tue, 13 Feb 2018

Saudi Arabia’s Luberef has started Group II base oils sales - sources

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Saudi Aramco Base Oil Company (Luberef) has started selling its Group II base oils to customers in India and possibly in the United... Fri, 09 Feb 2018

Plant status: Chemanol to shut Saudi captive-use methanol plant

LONDON (ICIS)--Here is a plant status report: Name: Chemanol Location: Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia Product: Methanol, Dimethylformamide Capacity... Tue, 06 Feb 2018

Asia top stories - weekly summary

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Here are some of the top stories from ICIS Asia and the Middle East for the week ended 2 February 2018. Saudi Arabia’s Sadara TDI... Mon, 05 Feb 2018

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