The Urethane Blog

Chinese Propylene Economics

Analysis: Chinese PDH plants’ processing losses expected to widen in Jan

Processing losses widen on higher propane cost

Fujian Meide delays new PDH plant startup to H2 Feb

Three PDH plants shut for maintenance in Jan

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Toluene Overview

US toluene to face downward pressure on supply length

Author: Tarun Raizada


HOUSTON (ICIS)–US toluene is expected to face downward pressure amid length in supply and sluggish demand.

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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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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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