Glycol ethers editor Melissa Hurley speaks to oxo-alcohols editor Jane Massingham and butyl acetate editor Nick Cleeve about the issues affecting their markets ahead of this year's EPCA meeting.
Eashani Chavda, editor of the ICIS global cyclohexane report talks to Ciaran Tyler, editor of the European caprolactam (capro) and nylon reports, about recent developments in these markets, and the impact of disruption in US production amid Hurricane Harvey.
The European titanium dioxide (TiO2) supply remains tight, with little-to-no general supply relief, despite the summer holidays. The upward price momentum in Europe could continue into the fourth quarter, if supply remains strained, although any upward price move could be moderated to some extent by downstream affordability concerns, among other factors. Senior editors Heidi Finch and Melissa Bartlett discuss market conditions and expectations for the fourth quarter.
Melissa Hurley, Editor of the European styrene butadiene rubber (SBR) report interviews SBR Editor in Asia, Helen Yan, and also the US SBR Editor Jessie Waldheim about the global market landscape and the outlook for the month ahead.
Potash editor Andy Hemphill talks to senior editor Sylvia Traganida about the latest outlook for the potash market following the settlement of a number of key contracts.
Markets Editor Melissa Hurley interviews Senior Editor Manager Katherine Sale, about the ongoing tightness in the methyl methacrylate market and expectations for the rest of 2017.
Ciaran Tyler, editor of the ICIS European caprolactam (capro) and nylon reports talks to Eashani Chavda, editor of the European cyclohexane (CX) report, about recent developments in the CX market and the impact downstream.
Following the news of Royal Dutch Shell taking the majority of its Pernis refinery and petrochemicals complex offline after a fire on 29 July, markets editor Vicky Ellis talks to several editors about the possible cascading impact across several markets.
Editors include: Deputy Editor of the World Crude report Sophie Udubasceanu, European Olefins Editor Nel Weddle, Aromatics Editor Vasiliki Parapouli, PVC and Solvents Editor Chris Barker and propylene glycol ether Editor Melissa Hurley.
Melissa Hurley, editor of the European glycol ether report talks to Li Li Chng, editor of the glycol ether report in Asia, about impending arrival of material from Sadara as volumes are set to hit Europe and Asia in August 2017. Both editors delve into the possible outcomes for each region.
ICIS editors Samantha Wright, Cuckoo James, Vicky Ellis and Jamie Stewart speak to Sarah Trinder about recent announcements from European countries which aim to conventional petrol and diesel vehicles post-2040.