The Urethane Blog

Propylene Continues to Fall

US Aug propylene initially settles down 3.5 cents/lb
18 August 2015 20:51 Source:ICIS News

HOUSTON (ICIS)–US August propylene contracts started settling lower on Tuesday,

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Chinese Slowdown Not Affecting PTT Expansion Plans

Polyurethane project set for detailed study
 
The Nation August 18, 2015 1:00 am
 

PTT Global Chemical says its board of directors has agreed for the company to proceed with a detailed study on a plan to build a US$1-billion (Bt35-billion) polyurethane complex in Rayong.

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Wanhua Propylene Unit Starts Up

China's Yantai Wanhua starts up propane dehydrogenation plant, expects on-spec propylene in 2-3 days: source
 

Singapore (Platts)–14 Aug 2015 437 am EDT/837 GMT Yantai

 

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Spot Benzene Falls

US spot benzene lower on lower demand
14 August 2015 23:06 Source:ICIS News

HOUSTON (ICIS)–US spot benzene values were assessed lower on Friday amid lower buying interest and a continued downtrend in upstream crude oil.

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Benzene

US spot benzene lower on lower demand
14 August 2015 23:06 Source:ICIS News

HOUSTON (ICIS)–US spot benzene values were assessed lower on Friday amid lower buying interest and a continued downtrend in upstream crude oil.

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Propylene Goes Long in Europe

Europe propylene supply lengthening rapidly – sources
13 August 2015 16:50 Source:ICIS News

Focus article by Nel Weddle

LONDON (ICIS)–European propylene supply is rapidly turning long,

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Lightweight Roof

The lightweight roof on the new smart fortwo is the first exterior car part featuring a honeycomb sandwich structure with a class A film.

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Covestro Management Board

Covestro Management Board named

  Bayer

Leverkusen, August 13, 2015 – The Supervisory Board of Bayer MaterialScience AG (in future: Covestro) has named the members of the future Covestro Board of Management effective September 1,

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