Supply Chain & Logistics

Automotive slowdown due to Covid-19 batters petrochemical industry

Apr 21, 2020

The downturn of the North American automotive and auto parts industries due to the Covid-19 pandemic that shut down dealerships has dried demand for over a dozen chemical intermediate products.

New online Insight Hub revealed to increase intelligence resources for downstream decision makers

Apr 15, 2020

Following their acquisition by Thomson Reuters in October 2019, Petrochemical Update, the team behind the world’s leading downstream event, are making their incredible insights and analysis collections available for free in a new industry intelligence hub

Petrochemicals used to make medical devices see price hikes as coronavirus spreads

Mar 23, 2020

Demand for these intermediate chemicals is pulled by companies that produce finished products, which in turn face such a high number of orders that distributors were told they would remain unattended due to the urgent need to directly supply the healthcare...

Petrochemical plants work to assure continuity amid logistic, workforce challenges

Mar 23, 2020

Petrochemical plants have set up emergency response teams and readied special Covid-19 staffing plans while implementing remote working where possible, according to the American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) association.