With rumours at bay, Dow Chemical now has to move on

Davis, Nigel; Beacham, Will
May 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;5/7/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 65, p17
Trade Publication
The article focuses on chemical deals planned by Dow Chemicals as part of its asset light strategy. In pursuit of its asset light strategy, the company is focusing less on commodity petrochemicals and plastics. It has a styrenics venture with Chevron Phillips Chemical and another venture with Saudi Aramco. The company will also engage in a new cracker project in Libya. The company encountered problems after its acquisition of Union Carbide.


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