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


LANXESS to invest €500m in North America through 2022

LANXESS produces engineering plastics 
for the automotive industry at its site 
in Gastonia, North Carolina, US Germany-based LANXESS is set to... Thu, 19 Jul 2018

Global crude demand growth to slip in 2019 – OPEC

LONDON (ICIS)--Initial projections point to global crude oil demand growth slipping in 2019 compared to this year, on the back of weaker economic... Wed, 11 Jul 2018

PP imports to Ukraine increased by 7% in January-May

MOSCOW ( MRC )--.Ukraine’s polypropylene (PP) imports totalled 50,000 tonnes in the first five months of the year, up 7% year on year, as per MRC... Mon, 02 Jul 2018

Adnoc, Saudi Aramco to own 50% of $44bn Ratnagiri complex in India

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--UAE's Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) and Saudi Aramco will jointly own 50% of the proposed $44bn Ratnagiri refinery and... Tue, 26 Jun 2018

Asia, Mideast base oils firm in H1 but some pullback likely in H2

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Asia base oils Group I SN150 and Group II 150N prices are expected to remain firm on persistently low supply, whereas the heavy... Wed, 20 Jun 2018

Asia petchem shares, crude slump as US-China trade spat escalates

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Shares of major petrochemical firms in Asia tumbled on Monday, along with global crude futures, on concerns over the escalating... Mon, 18 Jun 2018

Southeast Asia PE market faces longer H2 supply, weak demand

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Southeast Asia’s polyethylene (PE) market may be facing longer supply in the second half, hinging on how the US-China trade spat... Thu, 14 Jun 2018

NE Asia ethylene H2 outlook hinges on new supply, SM plant

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Northeast (NE) Asia ethylene (C2) second-half 2018 outlook is  uncertain as several crackers are scheduled for maintenance but such... Mon, 11 Jun 2018

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