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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.North America sulphur prices continue to rise amid tight global supply - ICIS Americas Podcast 27 October, 2017
October 27, 2017 01:04 PM PDT
News reporter David Haydon speaks with markets editor Annalise Little on the North American sulphur market.
High demand and low supply have led to high prices at levels not seen in several years. Discussions include production issues in California, as well as new operations coming online in Canada.US ammonia pricing continues to strengthen - ICIS Americas podcast 18 October 2017
October 18, 2017 08:45 AM PDT
News reporter David Haydon speaks with senior editor Mark Milam on the US ammonia market.
Topics of discussion range from the higher trend in global pricing, the progress on the US corn harvest and the recent elevation in urea prices.No guarantees for lasting effects from Trump administration deregulations - ICIS Americas Podcast 12 October 2017
October 12, 2017 12:15 PM PDT
News reporter David Haydon speaks with senior editor John Dietrich on government regulations for the chemical industry.
Discussions include President Donald Trump's administration, current policies and potential changes, as well as environmental deregulation.Polyurethane conference highlights innovation, regulations - ICIS Americas Podcast October 6, 2017
October 06, 2017 12:18 PM PDT
News reporter David Haydon speaks with deputy managing director Zachary Moore and deputy news editor Al Greenwood on the 60th annual Polyurethanes Technical Conference held by the Center for Polyurethanes Industry in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Discussions range from Chemours winning the 2017 Polyurethane Innovation Award, to the current status of the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's)Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) programme.Latin American PET prices face upward pressure from tight supply - ICIS Americas Podcast 28 September 2017
September 28, 2017 02:14 PM PDT
News reporter David Haydon speaks with senior editor Ron Coifman on the polyethylene terephthalate (PET) market in Latin America.
Discussion ranges from the tight supply of PET and precursors following Hurricane Harvey, as well as issues in Mexico's and Brazil's Mossi & Ghisolfi (M&G) plants.US Gulf Coast Forum highlights Hurricane Harvey, politics - ICIS Americas podcast 22 September 2017
September 22, 2017 12:19 PM PDT
News reporter David Haydon speaks with deputy news editor Al Greenwood and deputy managing editor Zachary Moore on the recent US Gulf Coast Industry forum held in Pasadena, Texas.
Discussion ranges from the state of the industry almost one month after Hurricane Harvey hit the Texas coast, to the political discussions held during the two-day event.US styrene supply tight even before LyondellBasell force majeure - ICIS Americas Podcast 13 September 2017
September 13, 2017 10:53 AM PDT
News reporter David Haydon speaks with senior editor David Love on the US styrene market.
Discussion includes price increases due to tight supply even prior to the arrival of Hurricane Harvey in August, as well as the recent force majeure declared by LyondellBasell on styrene from its Channelview plant in Texas.US base oils in cusp of recovery after Hurricane Harvey - ICIS Americas Podcast 8 September, 2017
September 08, 2017 10:08 AM PDT
News reporter David Haydon speaks with senior editor manager Judith Taylor on the US base oils market.
Discussion ranges from logistical challenges for base oil producers two weeks into the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, to the continuing restarts for refineries along the US Gulf Coast.
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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