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Peer-Reviewed Survey Finds Majority Of Scientists Skeptical Of Global Warming Crisis



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Propylene Outlook in Europe

OUTLOOK ’16: A confident start for Europe ethylene and propylene
31 December 2015 13:30 Source:ICIS News

Shell Singapore cracker may stay shut for months: sourcesLONDON (ICIS)–What an extraordinary year 2015 has turned out to be for Europe’s ethylene and propylene producers,

Here Comes the Cold

This Is The "Big Weather Pattern Change" That Is Sparking The Massive NatGas Rally


Submitted by Tyler Durden on 12/29/2015 16:40 -0500


Buying Stocks in China

This May Be The Greatest "Explanation" Ever For Cooking The Company's Books


Submitted by Tyler Durden on 12/29/2015 17:00 -0500



Materials IPO Makes Strides Despite Headwinds

Covestro, the business spun out of Germany’s Bayer, has outperformed its parent despite anxieties about Chinese demand


Europe Feedstocks Fall

Europe ethylene, propylene Jan contracts down on bearish crude, naphtha
23 December 2015 16:12 Source:ICIS News

Focus article by Nel Weddle

Europe Jan C2, C3 down on bearish crude, naphthaLONDON (ICIS)–European ethylene and propylene contract prices for January 2016 have settled down from December primarily on the back of the declines in upstream crude oil and naphtha.

Audax Sells KODA

Audax Private Equity Announces the Sale of KODA Distribution Group

December 21, 2015 01:06 PM Eastern Standard Time KODA_LOGO

BOSTON–()–Audax Private Equity (“Audax”) has completed the sale of KODA Distribution Group (“KDG”) to Azelis Group (“Azelis”),

ISOPA Leadership

ISOPA general assembly elects new leadership

The new men in charge at ISOPA: Fowles (left) and Jungmann (Photo: ISOPA)