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Posted on August 18th, 2017 by Al Greenwood 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” »
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 November 18th, 2016 by Vasiliki Parapouli 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” »