The Urethane Blog

Superfund Tax Overview

Chem firms brace for new US Superfund taxes

Author: Al Greenwood


HOUSTON (ICIS)–Chemical companies are bracing themselves for the return of two Superfund taxes,

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Lockdown Lifted

Shanghai Is Finally Lifting Its COVID Lockdown

by Tyler DurdenTuesday, May 31, 2022 – 06:00 PM

After another two months of misery and lockdowns,

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Chinese Olympics Shutdown Update

Burst! Nearly 10,000 Chemical Plants Shut Down! “Suspension” Comes Anytime!

ECHEMI 2022-01-20

Recently, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology announced that in order to ensure the safe and smooth holding of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Winter Paralympics,

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More on China Energy Programs

China’s crackdown on intensive energy use ripples across petrochemical sector


Cracker, PDH plants mull output cuts, hikes amid impact on margins

Coal shortage further constrains operations in coal-olefin sector

Bigger producers can gain —

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Dual Control System

China says to firmly control energy-hungry and high-emission projects CGTN


China’s National Development and Reform Commission issues a plan to improve the country’s “dual control system”

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Chinese Energy Woes

Millions Of Chinese Residents Lose Power After Widespread, “Unexpected” Blackouts; Power Company Warns This Is “New Normal”

by Tyler DurdenMonday,

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