PE production margin increased in Europe in the third week of January

The integrated internal margin in the production of polyethylene (PE) on the European market increased in the third week of January, ICIS reported. Thus, the growth of the integrated internal margin in the production of high-pressure polyethylene (LDPE) was 3.5%, while the increase in the integrated internal margin for the production of low-pressure polyethylene (HDPE) […]

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In Davos, presented a new technology to combat waste

Global players want to return to reusable packaging for all products. During the World Economic Forum in Davos, the American company TerraCycle presented a new technological solution to minimize the amount of garbage in the world. TerraCycle has developed an e-commerce platform Loop. The service allows you to collect packaging from used goods (creams, shampoos, […]

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Biysk chemists have created polymers with high heat resistance

Experience on brake pads showed that the wear of the material in their composition is reduced by half Chemical scientists from Biysk Technological Institute, a branch of Altai State Technical University, synthesized organic high-molecular compounds, on the basis of which it is possible to create polymers with enhanced heat resistance and resistance to ultraviolet radiation. […]

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Polymer producers have to prepare for lower demand.

The head of Tatneftekhiminvest-Holding has predicted a grim fate for Tatarstan petrochemistry – Gazprom and Sibur squeeze the market Rising prices for oil and petroleum products, fertilizers and polyethylene allowed petrochemists of Tatarstan to finish 2018 with an optimistic increase in production by 2.9%. Rafinat Yarullin regrets about frozen projects – KZSK and the production […]

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Karpatneftekhim announced force majeure on the supply of ethylene and propylene from the site in Kalush due to fire

The largest petrochemical plant in Ukraine – Karpatneftekhim (Kalush, Ivano-Frankivsk region) announced force majeure for the supply of ethylene and propylene from the olefin complex in Kalush because of a fire that caused production to stop, market sources told ICIS. In particular, the fire started at the manufacturer’s polyolefin production on January 12 of the […]

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