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2013-01-29 00:21:17

KARMIEL, Israel, January 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Opgal [http://www.opgal.com ], a world leader in thermal imaging technology, answers the needs of the petro and drilling industry's gas leak detection requirements with its EyeCGas(TM) Camera System. EyeCGas, an innovative, unique gas detection camera, has already achieved worldwide success for remotely detecting gas in the industrial environmental market. The oil & gas industry continues to face increasing safety and...

2013-01-09 16:21:18

LONDON, Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices in the $3-trillion-plus global petrochemicals market climbed 2% to $1,350 per metric ton (/mt) in December, according to the just-released monthly average of the Platts Global Petrochemical Index (PGPI), a benchmark basket of seven widely used petrochemicals. This follows a drop of 2% in November. But on a year-over-year basis, petrochemical prices were up 16% from the December 2011 average price of $1,161/mt, according to data published by Platts,...

2012-12-18 14:17:14

The compound can be toggled back and forth between its aromatic and anti-aromatic states, as well as to a never before seen intermediate state By synthesizing a stable "antiaromatic" compound, as well as a never before seen intermediate version of that compound, chemists at The University of Texas at Austin have written an important new chapter in the story of modern chemistry. The research was done in collaboration with an international roster of colleagues from Yonsei University in...

2012-12-06 12:21:55

LONDON, Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices in the $3-trillion-plus global petrochemicals market fell 2% to $1,323 per metric ton (/mt) in November, according to the just-released monthly average of the Platts Global Petrochemical Index (PGPI), a benchmark basket of seven widely used petrochemicals. This follows a drop of less than one percent in October to an average price of $1,351/mt. But on a year-over-year basis, petrochemical prices were up 14% from the November 2011 average price of...

2012-12-04 08:21:50

ALBANY, New York, December 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- New Market Research Report Added in MarketResearchReports.Biz Reports Database Ethylbenzene Global Market to 2020 - Growth in South and Central America to Outpace China, While Asia-Pacific Continues to be the Major Volume Contributor [http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis/153794 ] GBI Researchs report, Ethylbenzene Global Market to 2020 Growth in South and Central America to Outpace China, While Asia-Pacific...

2012-12-03 00:20:10

SINGAPORE, December 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ICIS, a trusted provider of global petrochemical market pricing information, has expanded its suite of margin reports by launching a weekly report on the US styrene market. The ICIS Styrene US Margin report [http://www.icis.com/chemicals/styrene/us/?tab=tbc-tab5/?cmpid=SOC|CHEM|CHPRI-2012-GLOBAL-npl_ustyrenemargin_pressrelease&sfid=70120000000tXAS ] provides crucial information about various market factors, including...

2012-11-06 16:23:24

LONDON, Nov. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices in the $3-trillion-plus global petrochemicals market fell less than 1% to $1,351 per metric ton (/mt) in October, according to the just-released monthly average of the Platts Global Petrochemical Index (PGPI), a benchmark basket of seven widely used petrochemicals. This follows a 7.5% increase in September to an average of $1,357/mt. But on a year-over-year basis, petrochemical prices were up 13% from the October 2011 average price of $1,200/mt,...

2012-08-07 06:27:11

LONDON, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices in the $3-trillion-plus global petrochemicals market rose six percent to $1,175 per metric ton (/mt) in July, according to the just-released monthly average of the Platts Global Petrochemical Index (PGPI), a benchmark basket of seven widely used petrochemicals. This is up from the June average of $1,104/mt, which marked a 14% drop from the prior month. Despite the July increase, the first monthly price rise since March, petrochemicals prices were...

2012-07-25 23:00:51

According to court documents, on July 5th, 2012, the widow of Ricky Perrio, Diana Perrio, filed a lawsuit in Jefferson County District Court (case no. B192-652) alleging her husband developed chronic lymphocytic leukemia and died as a result of his regular exposure to benzene during work at the Port Arthur facilities of the defendants. Benzene is a petroleum product, originally manufactured from coal tar that is used as a component in multiple industrial and consumer products. Benzene is also...

2012-07-09 02:21:27

LONDON, July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing the decline begun in early second quarter, prices in the $3-trillion-plus global petrochemicals market fell in June to an average of $1,104 per metric ton (/mt) for the month. June's average price is down $175 or 14% from the May average, according to the just-released monthly average of the Platts Global Petrochemical Index (PGPI), a benchmark basket of seven widely used petrochemicals. June's 14% month-on-month price drop is the largest...