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- Summer gas prices vex olefins makers. Cornitius, Tim // Chemical Week;10/2/1996, Vol. 158 Issue 37, p28
Reports on the increase in natural gas prices in the United States during the summer of 1996. Low stockpiles of feedstocks and olefins; Factors behind high gas prices.
- Petrochemical makers plagued by higher natural gas prices. Brand, Tony // Chemical Market Reporter;11/4/96, Vol. 250 Issue 19, p13
Reports on the impact on chemical company earnings of prices for natural gases in the third quarter of 1996. Decreases in earnings of Exxon Corp. and Union Carbide Corp.; Prices for ethane and propane.
- IN BRIEF. // ICIS Chemical Business;6/18/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 71, p16
The article offers news briefs on the chemical industry in Europe. A decision to close Petrom's Arpechim refinery in Romania on environmental grounds was overturned by a court after an appeal from the oil and chemical company. Finland's chemical workers have agreed a pay deal that will include...
- Plants and projects. Carter, Peter; Harries-Rees, Karen // European Chemical News;3/29/2004, Vol. 80 Issue 2093, p24
Provides information on the chemical plant of several chemical companies in Europe. Arpechim; Carom; Chemopetrol; Petrobrazi.
- A natural gas cartel in the making? Kamalick, Joe; Chang, Joseph // ICIS Chemical Business Americas;4/23/2007, Vol. 271 Issue 16, p16
The article focuses on the growing potential for a natural gas pricing cartel in the U.S. Chemicals producers in the country should be worried about this growing potential because they are dependent on natural gas as feedstock. Chemical producers have long been asking the U.S. Congress to...
- Natural Gas Prices Hit New Highs. // Chemical Week;2/12/2003, Vol. 165 Issue 6, p5
Reports on the impact of the rising crude oil prices and cold weather in the U.S. on the prices of natural gas as of February 12, 2003. Trading value of natural gas; Reaction from gas producers.
- Ample Global Energy Reserves Will Help Long-Term Supply Woes. Richards, Don // Chemical Market Reporter;5/7/2001, Vol. 259 Issue 19, p5
Reports on the problems confronting the United States chemical industry due to high crude oil and natural gas prices as of May 7, 2001. Estimated world reserves of oil and natural gas liquids; Issues confronting the hydrocarbon industry; Rise in the number of oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico.
- PE Market Faces Pressures From High Natural Gas Costs. Hoffman, John // Chemical Market Reporter;6/23/2003, Vol. 263 Issue 25, p1
Reports on the implications of the prices of natural gas for the polyethylene market in the United States. Decrease in the demand for polyethylene in the second quarter of 2003; Effects of the decrease in demand for polyethylene; Rate of growth in the demand for polyethylene in the second...
- Crimea's chemical industry will benefit from cheap Russian gas. ALPEROWICZ, NATASHA // Chemical Week;3/31/2014, Vol. 176 Issue 10, p15
The article discusses the improvement of the competition by the chemical industries in Crimea, Ukraine by lowering the natural gas price following the transfer of the peninsula to Russia and also discusses the challenges associated with the deterioration of relations between Russia and Ukraine.