ICIS Americas Podcast
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High US PE inventories still weighing down markets - ICIS Americas Podcast 1 June 2017
June 01, 2017 08:49 AM PDT
News reporter David Haydon speaks with markets editor Lane Kelley on the US polyethylene (PE) market. Discussion ranges from the effect that ample supplies are having both in the US market and abroad, as well as the Texas PE plants coming online later in the year.Crude oil market in search of comfort level after OPEC meeting - ICIS Americas Podcast 30 May 2017
May 30, 2017 11:23 AM PDT
News reporter David Haydon speaks with senior editor Ignacio Sotolongo on the crude oil market following the 25 May meeting of OPEC and non-OPEC members to extend oil production cuts. Discussion includes market sentiment, as well as the developing relationship between OPEC and shale oil producers in the US Gulf Coast.Fuel efficiency curbs domestic gasoline consumption ahead of summer - ICIS Americas Podcast 26 May 2017
May 26, 2017 11:37 AM PDT
News reporter David Haydon speaks with editor Steven McGinn on the current US gasoline market. Discussion ranges from the effect fuel-efficient vehicles are having on market demand, as well as the recent uptick in refinery run rates.US toluene, xylene prices to track gasoline demand - ICIS Americas Podcast 16 May 2017
May 16, 2017 07:11 AM PDT
News reporter David Haydon speaks to deputy managing editor Zachary Moore on two segments of the US aromatics market: toluene and mixed xylenes. Discussion includes margins coming down for toluene disproportionation plants, as well as the anticipated effect summer gasoline demand will have on the market.US olefins supply recovering after tight first quarter - ICIS Americas Podcast 9 May 2017
May 09, 2017 01:24 PM PDT
News reporter David Haydon speaks to markets reporter Jessie Waldheim on the US olefins market. Discussion includes the effects that tighter Q1 supply had on butadiene and propylene, as well as the upward trend for ethylene spot prices.Crude futures fall on supply worries - ICIS Americas Podcast 4 May 2017
May 04, 2017 01:55 PM PDT
News reporter David Haydon speaks with senior editor Ignacio Sotolongo on the crude oil market. The discussion ranges from the drop in prices for crude futures, to possible decisions during the ministerial meeting of OPEC and non-OPEC members on 25 May.US benzene still short on lack of Asia imports - ICIS Americas Podcast 2 May 2017
May 02, 2017 09:05 AM PDT
News reporter David Haydon speaks to senior editor Zachary Moore on the US benzene market. Discussion ranges from the still-low import volumes from Asia, as well as an update on turnarounds at US styrene facilities.Global glycerine still tight on supply issues - ICIS Americas Podcast 27 April 2017
April 27, 2017 12:08 PM PDT
News reporter David Haydon speaks with senior editor Leela Landress Perez on the regional and global oleochemical market. The discussion ranges from glycerine supply issues to the effect US biodiesel production could have on kosher crude glycerine.Tight global supply underpins base oil price increases - ICIS Americas Podcast 21 April 2017
April 21, 2017 07:12 AM PDT
In this episode, news reporter David Haydon speaks to senior editor Judith Taylor about the Americas base oils market. The discussion begins with a brief review starting in January, leading up to recent price increases due to tight supply.Turkish referendum results could help PE and PP markets – ICIS Americas Podcast 17 April 2017
April 17, 2017 01:02 PM PDT
News reporter David Haydon speaks with senior editor Zachary Moore on the Sunday "yes" vote for the constitutional referendum in Turkey. The discussion ranges from possible stabilising effects the vote will have on buying activity the country's polyethylene and polypropylene markets, as well as US polyvinyl chloride (PVC) exports into Turkey.
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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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