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3 core challenges the US energy transformation created

Mar 27, 2019

More than $200 billion is expected to be invested in U.S. petrochemicals as the region becomes an energy exporter, and this unprecedented growth has created a new set of core challenges for the industry to contend with.

Amazon’s flexible packaging move signals plastics demand trend, recycle upset

Mar 13, 2019

Amazon’s decision to move to lightweight flexible plastic mailers over its traditional cardboard boxes will likely set a trend for the rest of the industry, according to an industry report.

Analysis: Soon plastics, not fuel, could dictate the price of oil

Mar 13, 2019

Plastics and petrochemicals will take on a more important role than ever in the global economy, and plastic consumption will have a bigger impact on the price of a barrel of oil, according to consultant and guest columnist Harrison Carroll.

US polyethylene flood in 2H 2019 to squeeze supply chain

Feb 26, 2019

A flood of polyethylene is expected to come online as mega projects start up during the second half of 2019 and demands for creative supply chain solutions have never been so important, an industry executive told Petrochemical Update.

Appalachia Storage and Trading Hub essential for the Northeast

Jan 16, 2019

Pipelines, infrastructure and storage are still necessary for the Northeast petrochemical hub to become a reality, experts told Petrochemical Update.

Trade Wars 101: crash course in how chemical markets are impacted

Dec 13, 2018

As the U.S. opens trade battles on multiple fronts including China, Europe, North America, and Turkey; business confidence and financial markets will be impacted, analysts warn.

How blockchain is revolutionizing the downstream digital supply chain

Nov 30, 2018

In the same capacity the internet changed global business, many experts believe blockchain may be on track to become the next mega disruptor to global business.

What the Texas energy production boom means for the world's supply chain

Nov 16, 2018

As the U.S. becomes the largest energy producer in the world with Texas leading production, it has created the biggest challenge the energy industry has seen in a generation and demands for creative solutions for the supply chain have never been so high, a...

World’s Largest Petrochemical Supply Chain and Logistics Conference to be a Sell-Out

Oct 19, 2018

With JUST OVER FOUR WEEKS to go we are nearly at capacity for Petrochemical Supply Chain & Logistics 2018 with only 100 PASSES REMIANING!

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