Americas top stories: weekly summary

20 June 2017 00:01 Source:ICIS News

HOUSTON (ICIS)--Here are the top stories from ICIS News from the week ended 16 June 2017:

US EPA delays Risk Management Program amendments to '19
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator Scott Pruitt has signed a final rule delaying amendments to the nation's Risk Management Program (RMP) until 19 February 2019, the regulator said on Monday.

Initial US June propylene contracts settle at a rollover
Initial settlements for US June propylene contract prices are at a rollover from May, although the settlement is not yet marketwide, sources said on Tuesday.

US June propylene settles at a rollover
US June contract prices for propylene have fully settled at a rollover, market sources confirmed on Wednesday.

BP completes upgrade, new reactor at US PTA plant
BP inaugurated a new reactor at its Cooper River purified terephthalic acid (PTA) plant near Charleston, South Carolina.

US regulator clears pending DowDuPont merger
DuPont and Dow Chemical have reached a proposed agreement with the antitrust division of the US Department of Justice (DOJ), allowing the companies to proceed with their proposed $130bn merger, Dow said on Thursday.

US June PP contracts roll over on propylene
US June polypropylene (PP) contracts rolled over from May on Friday, the first no-change in the monthly figure since February 2016.

By Staff Reporter