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Storm Impact

Winter storm impact may exceed Hurricane Harvey’s but US chemicals earnings to rise

Author: Joseph Chang


NEW YORK (ICIS)–The severe winter storm and ultra-low temperatures on the US Gulf Coast put a deep freeze on the nation’s petrochemicals sector with multiple crackers and refineries shutting down amid already tight markets.

LyondellBasell Update

February 19, 2021
Subject: Update Regarding Severe Winter Storm Freeze impact on Supply

Dear Valued Customer,

As we have communicated over the past several days,

Duties Imposed in India to Attract Domestic MDI Production

Indian ministry says petrochemical, polymer sectors to witness growth

Feb ’21

Pic: Shutterstock

Pic: Shutterstock The increased outlay for healthcare and the fund for vaccination in the budget will boost polymer consumption with requirements of syringes and other polymer based healthcare products,

Chinese Aniline Overview

The oversupply of the aniline industry will ease in the next three years

Echemi 2021-02-18

A few days ago,

Benzene Update

Low temperature climate causes U.S. benzene prices to soar


On February 16,