Daily Chemical Reaction
- US ethylene production costs are benefiting from higher co-product values relative to NW Europe and Asia. We follow our early September thematic on this issue to highlight evidence of rising US propane cracker profit risk.
- We flag pertinent chemical sector corporate updates (e.g., Henkel, Trinseo, ConocoPhillips, BASF, LG Chem, Kumho Petrochem, Shell & other items).
- We find varied ESG items worth mention, ranging from an INEOS UK facility conversion to hydrogen production to several global initiative updates.
- We note numerous other pertinent chemical sector items in this report.
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