Skip to content

Advanced Search

My Favorites

Filter Options

1417 record found.

EPIC to construct pipelines for SABIC-Exxon JV cracker in US

The world class cracker is currently being built by GCGV in San Patricio, Texas...

  • 16.08.2019

July ethylene contracts settle in US

Ethylene contracts for July settled higher when compared to June...

  • 12.08.2019

Downturn halts in Europe’s PP, PE and PVC markets ahead of holidays

In Europe, PP, PE and PVC markets started August on a stable to firmer note ahead of the imminent summer holidays after the decreasing trend mostly came to a halt. This defied earlier expectations that do not exclude possibility of seeing decreases in line with the seasonal slowdown in regional markets...

  • 12.08.2019

Weekly Market Drivers for the USA

Weekly Resin Summaries…

  • 05.08.2019

PE sentiment shifts on higher ethylene in Europe

In Europe, the PE sentiment has cautiously improved following the slightly higher ethylene settlement for August. Talks of a possible firming trend started to emerge after 2 months of price declines and some PE grades dropping to their lowest levels in 10 years...

  • 05.08.2019

LATEST NEWS: Investigation underway after fire at ExxonMobil’s Baytown Olefins Plant

The company denied media reports that 66 people were injured…

  • 01.08.2019

LATEST NEWS: August ethylene contracts settle in Europe

The new contract suprisingly came with a €10/ton increase...

  • 01.08.2019

SNC-Lavalin wins contract for ExxonMobil-SABIC joint project

The project includes a cracker, a MEG unit and two PE units…

  • 31.07.2019

Korean Hanwha restarts cracker after unexpected outage

The cracker was shut following a lightning strike last week…

  • 30.07.2019

Ethylene prices in Europe sink to 5-month low, narrow gap with Asia

Spot ethylene prices in Europe ended last week at their lowest in five months, with the market readying for the summer holiday period. On the other hand, the Asian market was unchanged week over week amid thin trading conditions...

  • 30.07.2019

Spot LDPE hits nearly a decade low in Italy

Prices broke below the €1000/ton threshold by mid-July…

  • 29.07.2019

Braskem scraps plans for new cracker, PE units in US

The company is reportedly looking at selling the site…

  • 29.07.2019

Sasol begins start-up process at Lake Charles cracker in US

The beneficial operation at the 420,000 tons/year LDPE has been delayed by four to six weeks…

  • 29.07.2019

Weekly Market Drivers for the USA

Weekly Resin Summaries…

  • 29.07.2019

LATEST NEWS: Korea’s Hanwha forced to shut Daesan units on power outage

A naphtha cracker and its derivative units were hit by a lightning strike…

  • 26.07.2019

Europe’s local and export PVC markets imply further softening ahead of Aug holidays

European PVC prices were on a downward trajectory due to unsatisfactory demand both in the local and export markets. Inside Europe, July PVC deals were closed €30-40/ton below June levels while export PVC offers to the nearby Turkish market have also softened after initial rollover attempts failed...

  • 25.07.2019

Savage to build rail facility for ExxonMobil-SABIC JV in US

The proposed rail facility will handle railcars transporting PE…

  • 22.07.2019

Weekly Market Drivers for the USA

Weekly Resin Summaries…

  • 22.07.2019

Spot ethylene prices in Asia end week higher

Prices on CFR China basis increased by around $40/ton over the last two days…

  • 19.07.2019

SABIC to shut Dutch crackers for maintenance in Q3

The news was not directly confirmed by the company at the time of press…

  • 17.07.2019

European players question if bottom is near for PE

In Europe, players’ focus has already shifted towards August after July PE deals were mostly agreed with declines in line with the ethylene drop. They discuss if prices are nearing the bottom following sharp PE drops or not amid opposite pressures from stronger crude and naphtha prices and weak fundamentals...

  • 17.07.2019

Serbia's HIP PetroHemija resumes operations at Pancevo

The company is reportedly running its cracker at full rates nowadays…

  • 16.07.2019

Operational upset at Shell’s Bukom refinery and petchem complex

The incident reportedly resulted in flaring while no injuries have been reported...

  • 15.07.2019

Weekly Market Drivers for the USA

Weekly Resin Summaries…

  • 15.07.2019

July PVC dealt lower in Europe, what lies ahead for August?

In Europe, PVC suppliers largely conceded to the 50% of the ethylene drop due to comfortable supplies and weak demand despite their initial efforts to keep the monthly drop smaller. This is the second month in a row PVC prices decreased since January, as ChemOrbis Price Index suggests a cumulative drop of 7% on average in Italy...

  • 15.07.2019

1417 record found.
Sign up for FREE trial
Free Trial