ICIS Americas Podcast
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AFPM meeting reflects optimistism on crude prices, deregulation - ICIS Americas Podcast 16 March 2018
March 16, 2018 02:22 PM PDT
News reporter David Haydon speaks with markets reporter Steven McGinn and senior editor Ignacio Sotolongo on the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturer's (AFPM) annual meeting, which was held in New Orleans, Louisiana on March 11-13.
The annual meeting was full of renewed optimism for the industry's outlook, thanks to factors ranging from higher crude oil prices year on year, a more favourable regulatory situation with the new government administration and the rebound following 2017's hurricane season.US BDO, acetic acid supply tight from force majeures - ICIS Americas Podcast 2 March 2018
March 02, 2018 01:24 PM PST
News reporter David Haydon speaks with senior editor Lane Kelley on the US Butanediol (BDO) and acetic acid markets, where supply is tight amid force majeure declarations in the US Gulf Coast.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.
The latest petrochemical market news and analysis from the ICIS Americas team.
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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