ICIS Americas Podcast
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US acrylates demand strong heading into spring amid tight supply - ICIS Americas podcast 20 April 2018
April 20, 2018 09:01 AM PDT
News reporter David Haydon speaks with senior editor Larry Terry on the US acrylates markets, which have recently entered their busy season following the end of winter.
Supply, which has remained tight since Hurricane Harvey in 2017, is an ongoing concern in the markets, as is transportation availability.US refiners, corn farmers at ends on Trump’s support for E15 gasoline - ICIS Americas Podcast 13 April 2018
April 13, 2018 01:06 PM PDT
News reporter David Haydon speaks with markets reporter Steven McGinn on the US ethanol market and recent announcements by President Donald Trump that support E15 blended gasoline sales year-round.
Facing potential tariffs from China on US corn exports, farmers and biofuel producers are pushing for the new potential E15 policy, while refiners suggested that the US move from an ethanol-blending standard and bring in a minimum gasoline octane rating.Global fertilizers market under pressure as winter lingers - ICIS Americas Podcast 2 April 2018
April 02, 2018 07:33 AM PDT
News reporter David Haydon speaks with fertilizers managing editor Julia Meehan and markets editor Mark Milam on the global fertilizers market, including the negative impact leftover winter weather is having on demand.US PET market still looking to secure resin following M&G plant sale - ICIS Americas Podcast 30 March 2018
March 30, 2018 12:32 PM PDT
News reporter David Haydon speaks to markets reporter Amanda Hay about the US polyethylene terephalate (PET) market.
Discussion includes the recently approved sale of Mossi & Ghisolfi’s (M&G) integrated polyethylene terephthalate (PET)/purified terephthalic acid (PTA) project in Corpus Christi, Texas to CC Polymers, as well as supply concerns in the tight market.ICIS previews US tariffs, market prices ahead of AFPM's IPC - ICIS Americas podcast 22 March 2018
March 22, 2018 02:36 PM PDT
News reporter David Haydon speaks to senior editor Lane Kelley and deputy managing editor Zachary Moore about the upcoming American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) International Petrochemical Conference (IPC) to be held in San Antonio, Texas between March 25-27.
Topics include potential effects of US President Donald Trump's recent tariff decisions, as well as recent price movements in several petrochemical markets.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.
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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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