ICIS Americas Podcast
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Latin American PET prices rise amid mixed demand
August 16, 2017 12:11 PM PDT
News Reporter David Haydon speaks with senior editor Ron Coifman on the Latin American polyethylene terephthalate (PET) market. Discussion includes PET business in Mexico, as well as projections on future demand.US crude inventory drawdown raising market sentiment - ICIS Americas podcast 10 August 2017
August 10, 2017 12:49 PM PDT
News reporter David Haydon speaks with senior editor Ignacio Sotolongo on the crude oil market. Discussions include the market’s positive reaction towards drawdowns in US crude oil inventories, as well domestic refinery run rates.US demand reducing PVC export volumes - ICIS Americas Podcast 4 August 2017
August 04, 2017 12:40 PM PDT
News reporter David Haydon speaks with senior editor manager Bill Bowen on the US poly-vinyl-chloride (PVC) market. Discussion ranges from continuing growth in domestic demand from construction activity, resulting in an almost 6% reduction in export volumes from the US and Canada.North America sulphur firming due to Asia - ICIS Americas Podcast 21 July 2017
July 21, 2017 01:46 PM PDT
News reporter David Haydon speaks with market editor Annalise little on activity in the North American sulphur market. Discussions include exports to Brazil and China, as well as firming prices due to strength in Asian markets.Volatility rules in current crude market - ICIS Americas Podcast 14 July 2017
July 14, 2017 11:39 AM PDT
News reporter David Haydon speaks with senior editor Ignacio Sotolongo on the crude oil market. Discussions include the market’s reaction towards OPEC’s ongoing efforts to curb oil supplies, and takeaways from the latest batch of reports coming out of the International Energy Agency as well as the Energy Information Administration.US phenol exports to Asia could encourage acetone imports - ICIS Americas Podcast 7 July 2017
July 07, 2017 09:19 AM PDT
News writer David Haydon speaks to senior editor John Dietrich on the US phenol and acetone markets. Discussion includes the high volumes of phenol exports from the US continuing to Asia, which may result in imports of co-product acetone from Asia.Tight global base oils supply still prevalent - ICIS Americas Podcast 29 June 2017
June 29, 2017 05:04 AM PDT
News reporter David Haydon speaks with senior editor Judith Taylor on the Americas base oils market. Discussion includes the tight availability for US Group III base oil, takeaways from the recent 7th Meet the Market South America conference on base oils and lubricants in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and the effects from the unplanned outage at Shell’s Pearl gas-to-liquids (GTL) plant in Qatar.US net exporting sulphuric acid due to Chilean demand - ICIS Americas Podcast 21 June 2017
June 21, 2017 02:19 PM PDT
News reporter David Haydon speaks with markets editor Annalise Little on the US sulphuric acid market. Discussion ranges from high demand for the product in Chile to tight global and North America supply, as well as an atypical export cargo from the US Gulf.US feedstocks fuel plans for INEOS' PDH plant, cracker expansions in Europe - ICIS Americas Podcast 14 June 2017
June 14, 2017 01:27 PM PDT
News reporter David Haydon speaks with deputy news editor Al Greenwood on the recent announcements made by INEOS regarding construction of a propane dehydrogenation (PDH) unit in Europe, as well as several cracker expansions.
Discussion includes how increased US oil production is providing confidence for the supply of natural gas liquids (NGLs) as feedstocks to European and US plants.Innovation, Asia supply key focus of ICIS Pan-American Phenol/Acetone Conference - ICIS Americas Podcast 9 June 2017
June 09, 2017 07:52 AM PDT
News reporter David Haydon speaks to senior editor John Dietrich, deputy managing editor Zachary Moore and senior editor manager Katherine Sale on the June 6-7 ICIS Pan-American Phenol/Acetone Conference held in Houston.
Discussion includes the ongoing capacity expansion in Asia, as well as optimism for future demand growth via innovation.
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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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