Americas top stories: weekly summary

14 August 2017 20:20 Source:ICIS News

HOUSTON (ICIS)--Here are the top stories from ICIS News from the week ended 11 August 2017:

US DCP to build natgas processing plants in Colorado
DCP Midstream plans to build another natural-gas processing plant in the Denver-Julesburg (DJ) basin in Colorado, the US-based midstream company said on Monday.

Huntsman's spinoff Venator trades on New York Stock Exchange
Huntsman's pigment spinoff, Venator Materials, traded on Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).

US court knocks down EPA ruling that phased out HFCs
A US appeals court knocked down a ruling by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that was phasing out the use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) as refrigerants and blowing agents used in polyurethanes, raising questions about the use of substitutes that chemical companies are already producing.

US Ashland declares Europe force majeure on BDO after fire
Ashland has declared force majeure (FM) in Europe on 1,4-butanediol (BDO), tetrahydrofuran (THF) and formaldehyde after a fire shut down production at its plant at Marl, Germany, the US-based company said on Friday.

US MEK buyers expect price hike because of Europe force majeure
US methyl ethyl ketone (MEK) buyers expect prices to jump again soon because of a fire at a European refinery in late July, sources said on Friday.

By Staff Reporter