The Urethane Blog

Storm Impact

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

Author: Joseph Chang

2021/02/19

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.

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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,

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Duties Imposed in India to Attract Domestic MDI Production

Indian ministry says petrochemical, polymer sectors to witness growth

20
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,

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Chinese Aniline Overview

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

Echemi 2021-02-18

A few days ago,

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Benzene Update

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

2021-02-19

On February 16,

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