ADNOC exemplifies big oil's rise on petrochemicals stage
...The official rollout of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company’s (ADNOC) massive $45bn investment plan ...
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Styrene-butadiene rubber elastomers - Asia
17 May '18
USES Styrene butadiene rubber (SBR) is the most widely used synthetic rubber. Emulsion SBR (E-SBR) contains 23.5% styrene (SM) and 76.5% butadiene (BD). E-SBR is predominantly used for the...
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May 22, 2017
By Nigel Davis and Joseph Chang
Time was ripe for HuntsmanClariant merger of equals
...The time was ripe to strike a merger of equals now, with two global specialty chemical companies well into their portfolio transformation plans shedding commoditised assets, with similar goals and ...
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