Gulf Coast Update

US Gulf Coast ice storms cause chems production freeze

Author: Tom Brown


LONDON (ICIS)–An almost unprecedented polar storm sweeping across the US Gulf Coast states has led to shutdowns and production cuts at a swathe of petrochemicals plants and refineries in the area,

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Airport Parking

Stunning Images Reveal Massive Commercial Jet Parking Lot Amid Travel Collapse

by Tyler DurdenTuesday, Feb 16, 2021 – 22:10

Pilot and photographer Jassen Todorov captured stunning images of hundreds of commercial jets parked in airfields across the US amid the downturn in air travel thanks to the virus pandemic,

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From a Good Source

Today Dow Chemical declared force majeure on propylene oxide and propylene glycol after freezing temperatures led to shutdowns of its plants in Freeport and Plaquemine.

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Lyondell Propylene Oxide Force Majeure

February 16, 2021
Subject: Propylene Oxide & Derivatives – Force Majeure Event

Dear Valued Customer,

We regret to inform you that our Channelview,

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Lanxess to Acquire Emerald Kalama

LANXESS signs contract to acquire Emerald Kalama Chemical

CologneFebruary 14, 2021

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS signed an agreement to acquire US-based Emerald Kalama Chemical from affiliates of American Securities LLC.

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Cold Temperatures In Houston

Sub-freezing temps in US Gulf could disrupt plant operations, logistics

Author: Adam Yanelli


HOUSTON (ICIS)–A cold front making its way across the US this weekend could disrupt plant operations or impact logistics if temperatures spend enough time below freezing.

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Force Majeure in Europe

LyondellBasell, Covestro declare force majeure on styrene from Maasvlakte POSM unit

12:24 PM | February 15, 2021 | Fahima Mathe,

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