Daily Chemical Reaction
SINK-O De Mayo – Chemical Sector Profit Moves Past Tipsy Stage, Few Drunk Enough To Invest
- Global chemical sector margins take a hit from higher energy costs YTD. We foresee mounting product price headwinds in 2H22 as supply availability improves, consumer affordability shrinks, and input costs remain elevated.
- We highlight pertinent energy, chemical, and other corporate updates (e.g., Shell, Albemarle, Lanxess, Ingevity, Venator, CF Industries, and others).
- We discuss relevant ESG items ranging from Denbury 1Q22 results and ambitions in CCUS to the Berry Plastics circular plastic target for 2030. See our latest ESG weekly and other related research coverage in LINK.
- We discuss numerous other pertinent chemical sector items in this report.
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