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


US Tronox confident on Cristal TiO2 deal, despite FTC objections - CEO

HOUSTON (ICIS)--US titanium dioxide (TiO2) producer Tronox remains confident about completing its planned acquisition of the TiO2 business of Saudi... Thu, 07 Dec 2017

SABIC to spend $3bn-10bn in acquisitions over five years – report

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Saudi Arabia’s petrochemical giant SABIC plans to spend $3bn-10bn on acquisitions in the next five years, Bloomberg TV reported on... Thu, 07 Dec 2017

US FTC seeks to block Tronox’s acquisition of Cristal TiO2 business

HOUSTON (ICIS)--The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has filed a lawsuit seeking to block Tronox’s proposed acquisition of the titanium dioxide... Wed, 06 Dec 2017

As the EU powers ahead on free trade, chems should stay alert on regulatory changes

LONDON (ICIS)--The European petrochemical sector may be subject to important regulatory changes in the coming year, which may only surface once the... Tue, 05 Dec 2017

Europe top stories: weekly summary

LONDON (ICIS)--Here are some of the top stories from ICIS Europe for the week ended 1 December. Saudi Sadara plans by-product recycling project... Mon, 04 Dec 2017

Middle East chemicals must transform

For Middle East chemical companies the glory days of ultra-cheap, plentiful feedstocks and a huge competitive advantage are drawing to a close.... Fri, 01 Dec 2017

GCC chemical producers must take action

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) chemical industry’s traditional reliance on cheap and plentiful feedstock is no longer a guarantee for competitive... Wed, 29 Nov 2017

Saudi Sadara plans by-product recycling project

LONDON (ICIS)--Saudi Arabia’s Sadara Chemical is planning a “by-products upgrade project”, the petrochemicals joint venture between Saudi Aramco and... Tue, 28 Nov 2017

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