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August 25, 2015
South Korea's benzene exports in August to the United States are set to exceed 100,000 m.t., as benzene prices in Asia have come down on the back of weak crude futures and a weak stock...
August 25, 2015
Benzene spot prices have been on a slippery slope in Europe during the last few days, with values dropping $90/m.t. in one day. August spot prices had traded as low as $645/m.t. by the...
August 25, 2015
Haverhill Chemicals' (Houston) CEO Alberto Spera confirmed that he was leaving the company on 21 August, after meetings with prospective buyers of the company took place that week. The...
August 25, 2015
Uralkali (Berezniki, Russia), a leading potash fertilizers producer, on Tuesday reported profits in the first six months of this year increased significantly. Ebitda was up 22%...
August 24, 2015
Prompt US benzene spot prices dropped below the $2.00 per gallon ($599/m.t.) market on Monday for the first time in six months, following direction from the decline in the Asian and...
August 24, 2015
A rekindling of direct foreign investment in Iran’s huge petrochemical sector—if and when international sanctions are lifted—could reap large rewards for nimble...
August 24, 2015
African Potash (London), the AIM-listed exploration company focused on sub-Saharan potash assets, said on Monday that it has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to supply...
August 24, 2015
The Korea Exchange has asked LG Chem (Seoul), one of Korea’s leading petrochemical companies, to respond to market rumors that it is preparing to bid for Dongbu Farm Hannong...
August 24, 2015
The US aromatics market hit a standstill late in the week, as traders were caught between falling crude futures, production issues and the first hurricane of 2015 to arrive in the...
August 20, 2015
Chemours will close its Edgemoor, DE, titanium dioxide (TiO2) plant by the end of September. The company also plans to shut a TiO2 line at its New Johnsonville, TN, site. The closures will eliminate roughly 150,000 m.t./year of TiO2 capacity as the company nears completing a 200,000-m.t./year unit at Altamira, Mexico....
August 20, 2015
Saudi Arabian Mining Co. (Ma’aden) said on Thursday that its subsidiary Ma’aden Phosphate Co. (MPC) will shut down its ammonia plant at Ras Al Khair, Saudi Arabia, to carry...
August 20, 2015
US August propylene contracts settled at a decline on Wednesday, following a continued drop in spot prices, ample supply, and lower crude futures. August propylene fell by 3.50 cents...
August 20, 2015
US propylene stocks were mixed in the week that ended on 14 August, according to data released on Wednesday by the Energy Information Administration (EIA). Propane/propylene stocks...
August 19, 2015
PhosAgro (Moscow), a leading phosphate fertilizer producer, on Wednesday reported a major increase in sales and profits in the first six months of this year. Revenue was 65% higher, at...
August 19, 2015
Sirius Minerals (London), which is developing a major, chlorine-free potash operation in the United Kingdom, on Wednesday said that its previously announced offtake agreement with an...
August 19, 2015
Dow Chemical said on 18 August that it expects to achieve full propylene production rates by the fourth quarter of 2015 at the company's new propane dehydrogenation (PDH) facility at...
August 18, 2015
The average daily production of chlorine in Europe was 26,882 m.t. in June compared with 25,088 m.t. in the corresponding month in 2014, up 7.2% year-on-year (YOY), according to trade...
August 18, 2015
Koch Fertilizer Trading, an affiliate of Koch Fertilizer (Wichita, KS); and the North American subsidiary of K+S (Kassel, Germany) have signed an exclusive supply agreement for potash...
August 18, 2015
South Korea’s export volumes for July significantly increased for styrene and para-xylene (p-xylene), the highest figures to date for 2015, according to data obtained by IHS...
August 18, 2015
Potash West (Belmont, Australia), an exploration company, has agreed to sell its East Exploration subsidiary, which hold 55% in the South Harz project in Thuringia, Germany, to Arunta...
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