THE EPOXY BLOG

Spot Propylene

US spot polymer-grade propylene hits 11-year low
March 13, 2020

US spot polymer-grade propylene fell 1.75 cents Thursday to the lowest level in 11 years,

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Oil Price and Virus Shocks

Low oil price, coronavirus to weigh on US chem earnings – Moody’s

Author: Stefan Baumgarten

2020/03/12

HOUSTON (ICIS)–The collapse in oil prices and the spread of the coronavirus will weigh on second-half performance across the US chemicals sector,

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Chemical M&A Forecast

Deloitte Global Report Forecasts Robust M&A Activity for Chemical Industry in 2020

Press release

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Asian Propylene Climbs

Propylene prices climb in Asia on Tuesday

Petrochemical industry | 26 Feb 2020 09:30 IST | Polymerupdate.com

 

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TPC Update

TPC Group says to rebuild Texas plants destroyed in November 2019 blast
Highlights

Rebuild will take ‘a number of years’: company

Site can be a terminal in meantime;

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Rhine River Water Issues

Reduced loading rates as Rhine levels dwindle

Author: Tom Brown

2020/01/22

LONDON (ICIS)–Falling water levels on key chemicals shipping route the River Rhine have resulted in reduced loading rates for vessels and the prospect of higher transportation costs for materials,

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Univar Solutions Partners with Olin

Olin, Univar Solutions Sign New U.S. National Distribution Contract for Epoxy Resins

Olin, Univar Solutions Sign New U.S. National Distribution Contract for Epoxy Resins

02.12.20

Following Univar’s acquisition of Nexeo, Olin and the new Univar Solutions have signed a long-term distribution agreement for Olin’s full portfolio of epoxy standard and specialty resins in all 50 U.S. Read more