China polyester to drive MEG, but oversupply fears
...Robust demand from polyester production in China is expected to drive the Asian monoethylene glycol ...
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Polyols - Africa / Middle East
23 March '18
USES The major use of polyols is in polyurethane (PU) foams, flexible or rigid, which are produced by the reaction of a polyol with an isocyanate, usually toluene di-isocyanate (TDI) or methyl...
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March 23, 2017
By Joseph Chang
AFPM: Trump policies to shift petrochemical dynamics
...The US petrochemical sector is undergoing a tectonic shift on the back of shale gas with the first wave of ethane crackers starting up this year. US President Donald Trump could well shake up the ...
A few years ago petrochemical major INEOS embarked on a major strategy to breathe new life into its European operations. Its vision to bring US shale gas economics to Europe, to tap into the vast supplies of gas proved more than just a pipe dream.
Muntajat acts as a single source of polymers, fertilizers and chemicals produced in Qatar. In just a few years, it has established itself as a major supplier to global markets and is now focusing on excellence in customer service and the quality of its operations.
BioAmber has successfully started up its first commercial-scale plant for bio-succinic acid, bringing a reliable source of the versatile bio-based material to the market.
Chemical Sciences Scotland is a powerful partnership between the industry, government and academia which speaks with one voice to secure the sector’s future.
A major new production complex in Saudi Arabia’s east coast petrochemicals hub is about to propel the GCC chemical industry into a new era.
After 120 years in Asia-Pacific, ExxonMobil has re-affirmed its commitment to supply the fast-growing market with a huge chemicals expansion in Singapore. The country is an important hub for the business in the region.