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Ethanol conference discusses electric vehicle threat, federal fuel standards - ICIS Americas Podcast 16 February 2018
February 16, 2018 12:43 PM PST
News reporter David Haydon speaks with fuels editor Steven McGinn on the Renewable Fuels Association's National Ethanol Conference, which concluded this week in San Antonio, Texas.
Topics include the threat posed by electric vehicles, as well as upcoming legislation on the Renewable Fuel Standards (RFS).North America Sulphur markets stall for Lunar New Year - ICIS Americas Podcast 8 February 2018
February 08, 2018 01:14 PM PST
News writer David Haydon speaks with markets editor Annalise Little on the North American Sulphur markets.
Discussion includes how the markets are on pause ahead of the Lunar New Year, as well as tight supply in the US and Canada.US benzene market moves back into contango - ICIS Americas Podcast 2 February 2017
February 02, 2018 10:23 AM PST
News reporter David Haydon speaks with deputy managing editor Zachary Moore on the US benzene market.
Discussion includes the market's backwardation from late October to mid-January as well as the recent shift where the futures price is above the expected spot price.US epoxy facing tight supply, expensive imports - ICIS Americas Podcast 26 January 2018
January 26, 2018 01:22 PM PST
News writer David Haydon speaks to senor editor Tarun Raizada about the US epoxy market.
Discussion includes the ongoing tight supply situation, high prices for imported material and high feedstock costs.Hurricane effects still linger on US olefins market
December 19, 2017 01:06 PM PST
News reporter David Haydon speaks with markets editor Jessie Waldheim on the US olefins market, which includes the products ethylene and propylene.
Discussion includes the lagging issues of September and October outages that Hurricane Harvey caused to olefins plants along the US Gulf Coast, as well as delays to ethylene and propylene projects.Crude decreases following OPEC meeting - ICIS Americas Podcast 6 December 2017
December 06, 2017 01:12 PM PST
News reporter David Haydon speaks with senior editor Ignacio Sotolongo on the crude oil market.
Discussions include OPEC's recent announcement that it will extend production cuts past March 2018, as well as the condition of US shale oil production.US propane price increases stems from higher demand - ICIS Americas Podcast 1 December 2017
December 01, 2017 02:09 PM PST
News reporter David Haydon speaks with markets editor Steven McGinn on the US propane market.
Discussion ranges from the last six months of price increases being driven by outlets such as exports and agriculture, as well as the current supply situation.Isocyanates, polyols markets negotiating price increase initiatives - ICIS Americas Podcast 22 November 2017
November 22, 2017 12:28 PM PST
News reporter David Haydon speaks with deputy managing editor Zachary Moore on the US isocyanates and polyols markets.
Discussion includes ongoing price increase initiatives in the markets, as well as ongoing isocyanate supply issues affecting both US and global markets.APLA focuses on market conditions, US impacts - ICIS Americas Podcast 17 November 2017
November 17, 2017 12:38 PM PST
News reporter David Haydon speaks to Latin America editor-in-chief George Martin and senior editor Ron Coifman on the annual meeting of the Latin American Petrochemical Association (APLA), held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil between 12-14 November.
Discussion includes highlights from the annual event, as well as APLA sentiment towards chemical production coming out of the US.M&G subsidiaries seek US bankruptcy protection - ICIS Americas Podcast 2 November 2017
November 02, 2017 10:18 AM PDT
News reporter David Haydon speaks with deputy managing editor Zachary Moore, deputy news editor Al Greenwood and markets editor Amanda Hay on the ongoing US bankruptcy proceedings with subsidiaries of Italty-based Mossi & Ghisolfi (M&G).
Discussion includes the planned sale of M&G's polyethylene terephthalate (PET)/purified terephthalic acid (PTA) plant in Corpus Christi, Texas, as well as the effect the situation is having abroad.
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The ICIS Americas podcast brings you the important news and information from the American oil, refining, refining products and biofuel arenas. This podcast is brought to you by ICIS, a leading global price discovery service for the oil, energy, fertilizer and petrochemical sectors.
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