US Caustic Soda Exports Fell in Q1 2021, Prices Show Some Recovery Ahead of Recovering Demand
  • 10-May-2021
  • Journalist: Robert Hume

According to latest US International Trade Commission (ITC) data, Caustic Soda exports have fallen by 3% in the first quarter of 2021 as compared to same period last... Read More

Chevron Phillips Chemical to Expand its Linear Alpha Olefins Business with a New On-Purpose 1-Hexene Unit
  • 7-May-2021
  • Journalist: Robert Hume

On 5th May 2021, Chevron Phillips Chemical revealed plans to expand its alpha olefins business by building a second world-scale unit to produce on-purpose 1-Hexene w... Read More

Imported PET Soars to a Multiyear High in the US, High Shipping Freight Slices Overall Import Volumes
  • 5-May-2021
  • Journalist: Robert Hume

Import prices of bottle-grade Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) rose by around two-thirds since June 2020 to USD 1521 per MT which is a multiyear high. The reason beh... Read More

US Base Oil Production Slips to Multi Years Low, Refiners Apprehensive After the Polar Storm
  • 4-May-2021
  • Journalist: Robert Hume

As per the latest US Energy Information Administration (EIA) data, the US paraffinic Base Oil output reached record lows in February 2021, hitting levels which were ... Read More