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Versalis CEO Daniele Ferrari sees company turning the corner

Investment in Versalis’ leaner structure and new production methods for green chemicals shows that Italian energy major Eni is fully committed to its... Thu, 12 Oct 2017

Europe October EPS prices vary on robust demand, logistics issues

LONDON (ICIS)--Players in the European expandable polystyrene (EPS) market have settled early October contracts at a wide variety of prices that... Thu, 12 Oct 2017

Saudi Arabia's Luberef to start group II base oils sales by Jan 2018

DUBAI (ICIS)--Saudi Aramco Base Oil Company (Luberef) expects to be able to begin supplying Group II base oils commercially by late-December or early... Tue, 10 Oct 2017

VAT will not make GCC base oils refiners less competitive - panel

DUBAI (ICIS)--The planned implementation of the new value added tax (VAT) in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) from 1 January 2018 is expected to... Mon, 09 Oct 2017

India needs to further boost refining capacities to retain fuels self-sufficiency

Picture: Auto rickshaw driver in New Delhi, India (ZUMA/REX/Shutterstock) SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Indian state-owned refiners will have to add capacity at... Mon, 09 Oct 2017

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 6 October 2017. Asia BD faces near-term... Mon, 09 Oct 2017

Europe etac prices stable, Sipchem switches production from etac to butac

LONDON (ICIS)--Spot prices on the European ethyl acetate (etac) market were stable this week, according to sources on Friday. Etac prices were... Fri, 06 Oct 2017

INTERACTIVE: PCG frees up capital for future projects after Aramco deal

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Malaysia’s PETRONAS Chemicals Group (PCG) will be freeing up capital for future investments by partnering state-owned oil giant... Fri, 06 Oct 2017

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