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PTTGC starts maintenance at HDPE unit

On 19 Jul 2019 at 08:20 IST

PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC), has shut its No. 1 high density polyethylene (HDPE) unit for maintenance .
A Polymerupdate source in Thailand, informed that, the company has halted operations at the plant for maintenance on July 18, 2019. The unit is expecte
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Crude oil prices drop on Wednesday.

On 18 Jul 2019 at 09:00 IST

Let’s start with energy and feedstock news:
Crude oil prices slipped on Wednesday, after the Energy Information Administration (EIA), reported a large build in the U.S. gasoline and distillate inventories. WTI crude prices slipped by 84 cents finis
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LLDPE prices edge higher in FEA.

On 17 Jul 2019 at 17:00 IST

Let’s start with energy news:
Crude oil prices plunged on Tuesday, more than 3%, on the back of Iran’s positive openness to talk, indicating the ease of tensions in the Middle East. WTI futures traded at $ 57.62, a sharp drop of USD 1.96 per barre
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Open spec naphtha prices drop in Asia.

On 16 Jul 2019 at 15:30 IST

Let’s start with energy news:
Crude oil prices edged lower about 1% on Monday, as the Chinese economic data darkened the crude demand outlook. WTI crude settled at $ 59.58, a fall of 63 cents per barrel while, Brent futures traded at $66.48, a drop
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SPL raises GPPS and HIPS prices with effect from July 15, 2019.

On 15 Jul 2019 at 17:00 IST

Let’s start with energy and feedstock news:
Crude futures inched higher last Friday, on the back of a fall in active oil rigs in the US. WTI crude traded at $ 60.21, a rise of 1 cent per barrel while Brent futures gained by 20 cents settling at $66
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Ethylene prices march higher in Asia

On 15 Jul 2019 at 09:00 IST

Ethylene prices marched higher in Asia last week.
The sharp price rise was attributed to firmer upstream crude and naphtha values coupled with improved demand trends in the region.
The price rise was further supported by stronger downstream PE dema
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Crude oil prices edge lower on Thursday

On 12 Jul 2019 at 17:00 IST

Important News:
Government of India, has initiated the Anti-Dumping Investigation, on imports of Polystyrene of all types, except expandable polystyrene from Iran, Malaysia, Singapore, Chinese Taipei, UAE and USA.
Let’s start with energy ne
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Domestic producers raise PP prices with effect from July 11, 2019

On 11 Jul 2019 at 17:00 IST

Let’s start with energy and feedstock news:
Crude oil prices soared more than 4% on Wednesday, after the Energy Information Administration reported, a sharp drop in the US crude stockpiles. WTI crude prices surged by USD 2.60 finishing at $60.43 pe
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LDPE prices witness a rise in Asia.

On 10 Jul 2019 at 17:00 IST

Let’s start with energy news:
Crude futures edged higher on Tuesday, on the back of a sharp fall in the US crude oil inventories. WTI futures traded at $ 57.83, a rise of 17 cents per barrel while Brent futures settled at $ 64.16, a marginal gain o
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CP Chem shuts Pasadena HDPE plant

On 10 Jul 2019 at 08:20 IST

Chevron Phillips Chemical (CP Chem) has taken off-stream its high density polyethylene (HDPE) plant at Pasadena in Texas.
A Polymerupdate source in the US informed that the company has halted operations at the plant on July 7, 2019 owing mechanical glitch
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