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Chemicals M&A wave to persist despite Q2 blip

Posted on August 18th, 2017 by in Chemicals Industry News and Analysis

Chemical deal-making fell during the second quarter of 2017, but the slowdown merely marks a blip in the wave of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) that are reshaping the industry. Continue reading “Chemicals M&A wave to persist despite Q2 blip” »

Tempered optimism ahead of wave of US project start-ups

Posted on April 7th, 2017 by 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” »

Styrenics industry enjoying boom times

Posted on November 18th, 2016 by in Chemicals Industry News and Analysis

 

Despite the global economic volatility and the concerns that rise from the unstable financial markets, the styrenics industry seems to be going against this trend and to be experiencing a rather profitable period. Continue reading “Styrenics industry enjoying boom times” »