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Dear August – 3Q Marked Near-Term Petrochemical Price Peak, Alternative & Carbon Values Still Strong 
November 19, 2021
Commodities Mentioned:
Plastics (PVC, PP, PE, PU, PC, PET, etc.), Recycled Resin, Propylene, Ethylene, Benzene, Lithium, Carbon Black, Carbon Dioxide, Hydrogen, Methanol, Natural Gas/NGLs, Crude/Naphtha
Companies Mentioned:
LyondellBasell, Dow, ExxonMobil, CP Chemical, Arkema, Epsilyte, KPIC, Lummus, Axens, Lithium Americas, Air Products, Helmerich & Payne, Korea Gas, Sinopec, Phillips 66, Cepsa Chemicals, Solvay, UniteChem, Macy’s, Kohl’s, Target, Ford, Yara, TotalEnergies, Bridgestone, Michelin, Borouge, ALPLA, Maersk

Daily Chemical Reaction

Dear August – 3Q Marked Near-Term Petrochemical Price Peak, Alternative & Carbon Values Still Strong

Key Points:

  • Western petrochemical prices likely peaked in 3Q and are poised to trend lower amid rising global product availability near term. We highlight several relevant developments and note impacts on alternative and carbon markets.
  • We discuss pertinent chemical sector updates (e.g., Arkema, Axens, KPIC, Lummus, Lithium Americas, Epsilyte, Phillips 66, ExxonMobil, & others).
  • We note relevant ESG items worth notice, ranging from updates across several chemical sub-sectors to other developing global energy transition trends. We also highlight our weekly ESG thematic published in LINK.
  • We discuss numerous other pertinent chemical sector items in this report.

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