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New wave of cracker capacity additions will be seen in US by next year

Market sources report that major petrochemical producers are set to start up their new crackers in the US next year, thereby benefiting from cost advantages of ethane as feedstock...

  • 01.11.2016

Weekly Market Drivers for the USA

According to Resin Technology Incorporated’s (RTI) weekly market driver report for plastics processors, export PE prices fell this week as resin availability improved. The PE export price is now greater than...

  • 31.10.2016

Will producers be able to achieve stronger oil markets on possible oil output cut?

Having reached a preliminary consensus to cut oil production for the first time in eight years at the Algeria meeting, OPEC and non-OPEC oil producers like Russia are currently conducting further talks on the issue...

  • 25.10.2016

Weekly Market Drivers for the USA

According to Resin Technology Incorporated’s (RTI) weekly market driver report for plastics processors, the commencing of inventory recovery is led by new export offers direct from suppliers...

  • 24.10.2016

Weekly Market Drivers for the USA

According to Resin Technology Incorporated’s (RTI) weekly market driver report for plastics processors, September PE inventory levels were almost 400 million pounds below September 2015...

  • 17.10.2016

Weekly Market Drivers for the USA

According to Resin Technology Incorporated’s (RTI) weekly market driver report for plastics processors, October begins the supply recovery for North America and the globe. Most maintenance projects will be concluded for both ethylene and polyethylene. October inventories...

  • 10.10.2016

Weekly Market Drivers for the USA

According to Resin Technology Incorporated’s (RTI) weekly market driver report for plastics processors, North American resin prices are now the highest polyethylene prices in the world. The September delta is the greatest...

  • 03.10.2016

Weekly Market Drivers for the USA

According to Resin Technology Incorporated’s (RTI) weekly market driver report for plastics processors, September buying activity is insignificant. The processor inventory build in August has created...

  • 26.09.2016

Weekly Market Drivers for the USA

According to Resin Technology Incorporated’s (RTI) weekly market driver report for plastics processors, in the PE market, lower operating rates due to disruptions and a significant pre-buy ahead of...

  • 19.09.2016

NYMEX October crude was up $0.33 cents to $43.91/bbl Thursday

NYMEX October crude was up $0.33 cents to $43.91/bbl Thursday

  • 16.09.2016

US factory output, retail sales fall in August

US factory output saw its biggest drop since March when it fell 0.4% in August, according to the US Federal Reserve. The fall was larger than...

  • 16.09.2016

NYMEX October crude fell $1.32 to $43.58/bbl Wednesday

NYMEX October crude fell $1.32 to $43.58/bbl Wednesday

  • 15.09.2016

Chevron Phillips starts 50-60 day cracker maintenance in Texas

According to market sources in the US, Chevron Phillips started its planned maintenance at its cracker in Cedar Bayou, Texas this week...

  • 14.09.2016

NYMEX October crude fell $1.39 to $44.90/bbl Tuesday

NYMEX October crude fell $1.39 to $44.90/bbl Tuesday

  • 14.09.2016

Startup of US cracker expansion delayed by LyondellBasell

Market players in the US reported that LyondellBasell has delayed the restart of its cracker at Corpus Christi, Texas which includes an expansion of its cracker capacity...

  • 13.09.2016

NA plastics machinery shipments rise for 3rd straight quarter

According to the Plastics Industry Trade Association, SPI’s Committee on Equipment Statistics (CES), shipments of plastics machinery rose for the third straight quarter in North America...

  • 13.09.2016

Dow Chemical shuts cracker in US for maintenance

Dow Chemical shut its cracker at Plaquemine, Louisiana, USA yesterday for a planned maintenance set to last...

  • 13.09.2016

Weekly Market Drivers for the USA

According to Resin Technology Incorporated’s (RTI) weekly market driver report for plastics processors, just three suppliers supported the October price increase...

  • 12.09.2016

US’ Total announces price hike on PS prices for Oct

Market players reported that Total Petrochemicals and Refining announced to its US customers that it would raise PS prices by...

  • 12.09.2016

Weekly Market Drivers for the USA

According to Resin Technology Incorporated’s (RTI) weekly market driver report for plastics processors, an event driven market and the timing of a price increase announcement may allow the suppliers to...

  • 05.09.2016

Weekly Market Drivers for the USA

According to Resin Technology Incorporated’s (RTI) weekly market driver report for plastics processors, expectations are that the $0.05/lb price increase will be...

  • 29.08.2016

Weekly Market Drivers for the USA

According to Resin Technology Incorporated’s (RTI) weekly market driver report for plastics processors, severe Louisiana flooding, Exxon’s supply disruptions in TX and LA, and forecasting...

  • 22.08.2016

Weekly Market Drivers for the USA

According to Resin Technology Incorporated’s (RTI) weekly market driver report for plastics processors, the July inventory data reported a gain of nearly 180 million lbs even with above average inventories. This significant gain will...

  • 15.08.2016

Weekly Market Drivers for the USA

According to Resin Technology Incorporated’s (RTI) weekly market driver report for plastics processors, despite the June decline in inventory HDPE and LLDPE off grade prices fell...

  • 01.08.2016

Chevron posts largest quarterly loss since 2011

According to media reports, Chevron extended losses to another quarter, posting the largest quarterly loss seen since 2011 in the second quarter...

  • 29.07.2016

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