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October 7, 2015
Trinseo (Berwyn, PA) has made several leadership changes “to add depth to the executive team” and support governance and succession planning,” says the company. The moves include the creation of a new COO position, which has been filled by Martin Pugh....
October 1, 2015
Europe's styrene barge contract for October has settled at €990/m.t. fob Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp, a decrease of €210/m.t. from the September settlement. The big October...
October 1, 2015
Saudi Industrial Investment Group (SIIG; Riyadh) has announced that two of its joint venture complexes at Al Jubail will be undergoing a scheduled maintenance period starting 1...
September 29, 2015
Europe's styrene contract price for October is expected to settle substantially lower later this week despite the stable direction of raw material costs. However, even with a...
September 29, 2015
Styrene imports into China rebounded during July and August, IHS Chemical data show. Total August import volumes amounted to 306,014 m.t., a marginal increase over July. However...
September 9, 2015
Styrene spot prices have fallen in Europe by $150/m.t. in three days and by more than $350/m.t. in just more than two weeks—a dramatic correction that has dragged Europe back in...
September 7, 2015
The September customer reference price (CRP) for styrene has settled in Europe at €1,200/m.t. cfr, down €100/m.t. from the CRP for August and flat against the fob Rotterdam...
September 1, 2015
Americas Styrenics (The Woodlands, TX) has announced a 5 ct/lb decrease in the transaction price of all grades of polystyrene, effective 1 September....
September 1, 2015
The European September styrene barge contract has settled at €1,200/m.t. fob Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp, a decrease of €100/m.t. from the August price. The settlement was...
September 1, 2015
Shell Canada said in a letter to customers on Monday that it was lifting its force majeure that was declared on 7 July, with respect to its supply of styrene. The lifting of the FM...
August 28, 2015
It has been a turbulent couple of weeks for aromatics, taking into account the volatility in energy markets. However, styrene spot prices in Europe have tried to hold their ground...
August 26, 2015
Shell Canada confirmed today that its Scotford, AB, styrene plant is up and running. The company is currently building inventory ahead of a 44-day shutdown that will start on 8...
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 12, 2015
Shell Canada said this week it would not provide details or a timeline on maintenance activities at its Scotford, AB, styrene plant. The plant remains on force majeure following...
August 10, 2015
The customer reference price (CRP) for styrene has been settled in Europe at €1,300/m.t. cfr ($1,434), down €25/m.t. against the CRP for July and flat against last week's fob...
August 4, 2015
Europe's styrene barge contract price for August has settled at €1,300/m.t., a decrease of €25 from the July price of €1,325/m.t., pulled lower by the twin-bear factors...
July 29, 2015
Kuwait’s Petrochemical Industries Corp. (PIC; Kuwait City), wholly owned by Kuwait Petroleum Corp., is at an advanced stage of a feasibility study for a petrochemicals and...
July 28, 2015
The main aromatics products imported into China dropped hugely in May, data obtained by IHS Chemical show. Total import volumes into China for the month amounted to 1.51 million m.t...
July 16, 2015
Shell Chemicals has restarted its 940,000-m.t./year steam cracker at Moerdijk, Netherlands, Shell confirmed to CW today. Most of the production units at Shell's Moerdijk complex have...
July 15, 2015
Canadian expandable polystyrene (EPS) have been forced to look at alternatives for styrene supply to cover their needs in August and September, following Shell Canada's styrene force...
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