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Maroon Group Acquires U.S. Chemicals (05/04/2016)
Williams Reports First Quarter 2016 Financial Results (05/04/2016)
DCP Midstream Partners Reports First Quarter 2016 Results (05/04/2016)
Phillips 66 Partners Announces Acquisition of Standish Pipeline and Remaining 75 Percent Interest in Sweeny Fractionator One and Clemens Caverns (05/04/2016)
Berry Plastics Group to advance market position in hygiene and healthcare material solutions (05/04/2016)
Axiall Files Definitive Proxy Materials (05/04/2016)
Saudi Aramco appoints general counsel and corporate secretary (05/04/2016)
Adams Manufacturing Celebrates 40th Anniversary Milestone (05/04/2016)
M. Holland Finalizes Puerto Rico Acquisitions (04/29/2016)
Polymer Solutions Group Acquires Sasco Chemical Group, Inc. (04/28/2016)
Sinopec 2016 First Quarter's Net Profit Increases Over 200% YoY (04/28/2016)
Patrick Industries, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2016 Financial Results (04/28/2016)
Polyethylene
Polyethylene producers secured their $.04/lb price increase in April, bringing the 2-month contract advancement to $.09/lb, which incidentally fully regained the previous 3 price declines. Those decreases were $.05/lb in Jan/Feb and $.04/lb back in September. There is not a cohesive increase effort for May. Despite the increase, domestic Polyethylene demand was very solid – having had held off ordering material, resisting higher prices, some proc... [More]
Polypropylene
Spot Polypropylene trading was somewhat uninspired. Supplies are much improved, led by several waves of imports. Prices remained pressured and peeled off another penny. We are seeing some surplus spot supply, which has mostly been Homopolymer, both Prime railcars for domestic delivery and Offgrade in Houston. The majority of Copolymer availability is imported. 

Processors are looking for additional relief aside from the $.03 - .05/lb decr... [More]
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