TITLE

Middle East war puts players on edge

AUTHOR(S)
Davis, Nigel; Gibson, Jane
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;7/24/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 29, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the escalating conflict in the Middle East has affected the global petrochemicals market in July 2006. Brent crude oil futures rose to a record high of $78.10/barrel on July 17, 2006 amid continued fighting between Israel and Lebanese Hezbollah guerrillas. The concern is with the impact of higher feedstock prices towards the end of the third quarter and the start of a period of traditionally stronger demand.
ACCESSION #
21855428

 

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