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European Nov polystyrene demand picks up on bullish Dec outlook

Demand for European general purpose polystyrene picked up this week as consumers scrambled for volumes prior to an anticipated price increase in December, S&P...

Isomer-mixed xylene CFR Taiwan 2018 contracts set to settle at $12/mt...

Long-term contracts for buying and selling of isomer-grade mixed xylene on a c basis next year are likely to settle at a discount of...

Isomer-MX CFR Taiwan 2018 contracts set to settle at $12/mt discount:...

Long-term contracts for buying and selling of isomer-grade mixed xylene on a CFR Taiwan basis next year are likely to settle at a discount...

Thailand’s TPX offers 12,000-60,000 mt toluene for 2018 term

Thailand's Thai Paraxylene Co (TPX) has offered 12,000-60,000 mt of toluene for 2018 term contracts to its customers through a private tender this week, a source...

Americas: The week ahead in petrochemicals, w/c Nov 6

US spot ethylene prices have come under pressure in recent weeks, with sources pointing to healthy supply length as steam crackers begin to resume...

BASF Total expands propylene production at Port Arthur, Texas, complex

BASF Total Petrochemicals is expanding its propylene production at the Port Arthur petrochemical complex by enhancing integration between Total's Port Arthur, Texas, refinery and...

Asia: The week ahead in petrochemicals, w/c Oct 30

Mixed signals were seen in the Asian petrochemical market this week, following last week's price declines in major building blocks such as ethylene, butadiene...

Europe: The week ahead in petrochemicals, w/c Oct 30

An initial ethylene contract price for November at a rollover of Eur1,025/mt (around $1,193/mt) is expected to be fully settled. Propylene for November is...

Americas: The week ahead in petrochemicals, w/c Oct 30

October US propylene contracts are expected to reach final settlement this week as they began to settle Friday at a 1.5-cent increase from September,...

Sinopec cuts East China butadiene offers by 4% Tue amid market...

China Petroleum and Chemical Corp., or Sinopec, lowered its ex-works butadiene offers in east China to Yuan 9,900/mt, or $1,252/mt on an import parity...

European monoethylene glycol fundamentals for Nov bearish amid demand lull

European monoethylene glycol fundamentals heading into November were said to be bearish amid a lull in demand from both derivatives polyethylene terephthalate and anti-freeze. Spot weekly MEG...

ExxonMobil begins export of Mont Belvieu, Texas produced polyethylene

Linear low density polyethylene produced at ExxonMobil's Mont Belvieu, Texas, plant has been heard heading into the European market, according to multiple industry sources. "...

European styrene market in contango into Q1 2018

he European styrene market is in a contango into the first quarter of next year amid expected maintenance works at several units, according to...

Americas: The week ahead in petrochemicals, w/c Oct 23

Spot ethylene pricing started to decline in the latter part of last week, shedding 2.25 cents/lb, or 7.5%, since Wednesday. US OLEFINS Market sources attributed the...

Asia: The week ahead in petrochemicals, w/c Oct 23

Trading in the Asian petrochemical market could pick up this week as market direction becomes clearer after the 19th National Congress of the Communist...