Butadiene Markets

TPC Port Neches explosion sends ripples through global BD markets

Author: Tom Brown


LONDON (ICIS)–A series of explosions that ripped through TPC Group’s Port Neches,

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Huntsman PO Unit Down Indefinitely

TPC fire idles Huntsman PO/MTBE unit

Published date: 02 December 2019


Huntsman said today its propylene oxide (PO)/methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) unit in Port Neches,

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BASF Acquires 3D Print Company

BASF acquires 3D printing service provider Sculpteo


  11/28/2019 – Heidelberg, Germany – BASF New Business GmbH has formally agreed to acquire the online 3D printing service provider Sculpteo.

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Lanxess Sells Organotin Catalysts to PMC

Lanxess sets climate-neutrality target
25 November 2019 – 0 Submitted by Andrew Warmington

Is that name really real?

Lanxess has set itself a goal of eliminating its greenhouse gas emissions,

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China CO2 Emissions Fall

China’s CO2 Emissions Fell 4% Last Year, Bringing Decline to Nearly 46% Since 2005

Dou Shicong

DATE : Nov 27 2019/SOURCE : yicai

China’s CO2 Emissions Fell 4% Last Year, Read more

TPC Explosion

Evacuations ordered after plant explosion in southeastern Texas
The explosion from the Port Neches plant, which produces chemical and petroleum-based products, Read more

European Monomer Update

Firmer naphtha could stall falling European ethylene, propylene spot prices

Author: Nel Weddle


LONDON (ICIS)–A month-on-month increase in feedstock naphtha values might help stave off any further declines in European ethylene and propylene spot prices,

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PFA Fall Meeting Highlights


Polyurethane Foam Association Fall Meeting Provides Forum For
Issues Discussion, Technical Advances

Jake Barnhardt Inducted Into The Flexible Polyurethane Foam Hall Of Fame


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CN Rail Strike Update

What is really going on with the CN Rail strike, the propane shortage and Quebec’s ’emergency’

A Teamsters Canada union worker pickets against Canadian National Railway in Brampton, Read more