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Posted on April 7th, 2017 by Joseph Chang in Chemicals Industry News and Analysis
It’s happening. The US cracker project wave is amplifying with Dow Chemical announcing the completion of its 1.5m tonne/year ethylene project in Freeport, Texas – the second new US cracker after the Occidental Chemical/Mexichem start-up in the first quarter of this year. Continue reading “Tempered optimism ahead of wave of US project start-ups” »
Posted on March 3rd, 2017 by Joseph Chang in Chemicals Industry News and Analysis
US President Donald Trump’s first speech to the joint session of Congress revealed little detail to his platform policy issues, but sparked a big rally in the US equity market on continued hopes for business friendly changes along with a change in tone directed towards compromise.