ICIS Americas Podcast
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US phenol contracts under discussion for 2017 – ICIS Americas Podcast 11 October 2016
October 11, 2016 02:30 PM PDT
Markets reporter Christie Moffat speaks to ICIS senior editor John Dietrich about the phenol and acetone markets heading into next year. As talks have started for 2017 phenol contracts, Dietrich discusses the various ideas being floated by producers and buyers. Dietrich also discusses how phenol margins are impacting acetone, and what to expect for the rest of 2016.US Aug barge acetone moving towards split settlement – ICIS Americas Podcast 31 August 2016
August 31, 2016 09:57 AM PDT
Markets reporter Christie Moffat speaks to ICIS senior editor John Dietrich about the movement of August contracts for US barge acetone towards a split settlement. Dietrich discusses a split settlement, and whether the market could see a repeat of this in September. Dietrich also discusses the movement of truck acetone prices, ongoing tightness in the market, and the arrival of Asian imports in the US.Rio 2016 Games offers some hope for struggling Brazil economy – ICIS Americas Podcast 4 August 2016
August 04, 2016 02:43 PM PDT
Markets reporter Christie Moffat speaks to ICIS deputy news editor Al Greenwood and markets editors Marianela Toledo and James Fowler about the economic outlook for Brazil, as the Olympic Games kicks off in Rio de Janeiro.
The ongoing recession and political crisis has seen Brazil’s economy suffer in recent times, but there are some signs that things could potentially improve in the future. Greenwood, Toledo and Fowler discuss the outlook for the upstream energy and downstream chemical sectors in Brazil, and how the Games has affected business.Fertilizer markets constrained by weak demand – ICIS Americas Podcast 26 July 2016
July 26, 2016 01:49 PM PDT
Markets reporter Christie Moffat speaks to ICIS fertilizers editor Mark Milam and sulphur reporter Annalise Little about industry sentiment at the recent Southwestern Fertilizers Conference in San Antonio, Texas. They discuss weakening demand, crops and other factors influencing price movement in Q3, as well as outlooks for the rest of the year.Declines in US fertilizer market led by falling crop prices – ICIS Americas Podcast 14 July 2016
July 14, 2016 02:09 PM PDT
Markets reporter Christie Moffat chats to ICIS markets editor Mark Milam about declines in the US fertilizer market and the effects of falling crop prices.
June 29, 2016 10:38 AM PDT
Markets reporter Christie Moffat speaks to ICIS senior editors John Dietrich and Ignacio Sotolongo, and Americas managing editor Jeremy Pafford about the effect of Brexit on global commodity markets. Dietrich, Sotolongo and Pafford discuss the possibility of the markets rebounding, future trade agreements and whether other EU members will follow Britain’s example.WTI reaches $50/bbl mark – ICIS Americas Podcast 26 May 2016
May 26, 2016 12:20 PM PDT
News reporter Christie Moffat speaks to ICIS senior editor Ignacio Sotolongo and deputy managing editor Bobbie Clark about the movement of crude oil, focusing in particular on West Texas Intermediate (WTI) reaching $50/bbl this week.US MEK and IPA prices at historic lows – ICIS Americas Podcast 10 May 2016
May 10, 2016 10:30 AM PDT
News reporter Christie Moffat speaks with ICIS markets reporter Adam Yanelli about trends in the US solvents market, focusing on methyl ethyl ketone (MEK) and isopropanol (IPA). Notably, US MEK and IPA are at their lowest point since ICIS began assessing prices for both products.US base oils move to Group II dominance – ICIS Americas Podcast 29 April 2016
April 29, 2016 02:30 PM PDT
News reporter Christie Moffat chats with ICIS senior editor Judith Taylor about the latest market trends in US base oils, including price movement, supply and demand, and the increasing shift from Group I to Group II base oils in North America.US oxo-alcohols market optimistic on seasonal demand – ICIS Americas Podcast 28 April 2016
April 28, 2016 02:09 PM PDT
News reporter Christie Moffat speaks to ICIS senior editor Larry Terry about the US oxo-alcohols market, looking at factors such as weather, seasonal demand, and plant maintenance. With spring being typically a high-demand period for paints and coatings, market sentiment is optimistic for the coming months.
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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