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2014-09-16 04:20:36

SINGAPORE, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- East Asian spot LNG prices climbed sharply between late August and mid-September amid growing global competition for FOB (free on board) volumes and a deteriorating outlook for alternatives to gas-fired generation in Japan. The October '14 EAX contract closed at $13.381/MMBtu on 15 September, marking a $1.781/MMBtu rise since it became the front month contract on 18 August. The November contract climbed by $2.437/MMBtu over...

2014-09-11 08:22:09

LONDON, September 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of the series of free market information ICIS [http://www.icis.com/energy ] provides, we will be hosting a webinar on Tuesday 16th September at 3pm (GMT) Russian independent natural gas producers, such as NOVATEK and oil incumbent Rosneft, led by powerful political figures are squeezing gas major Gazprom on the domestic market. Following the liberalisation of Russian LNG exports in November 2013 voices are heard calling...

2014-09-10 12:22:22

LONDON, September 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of the series of free market information ICIS [http://www.icis.com/energy ] provides, we will be hosting a webinar on Tuesday 16th September at 3pm (GMT) Russian independent natural gas producers, such as NOVATEK and oil incumbent Rosneft, led by powerful political figures are squeezing gas major Gazprom on the domestic market. Following the liberalisation of Russian LNG exports in November 2013 voices are heard calling...

2014-09-08 08:22:37

NEW YORK and LONDON, September 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ICIS Chemical Business magazine has released its annual ICIS Top 100 Chemical Companies, a global listing of producers ranked by 2013 sales. The ICIS Top 100 Chemical Companies ranking is available for download as a PDF at http://www.icis.com/top100chem. Topping the list and surpassing the $100bn mark for the first time is Germany's BASF with $101.9bn in revenues, followed by China's Sinopec at #2 with...

2014-08-19 08:23:17

LONDON, August 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The ICIS Power Index will remove confusion over the actual level of wholesale energy prices which feed into final bills ICIS, the independent authority on global energy markets, has launched the ICIS Power Index (IPI), which provides UK energy users, commercial buyers and policy-makers with a simple way to see wholesale energy price trends that impact the retail market. The index, which delivers insight into the complex...

2014-07-21 08:24:43

NEW YORK and LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ICIS Chemical Business magazine has unveiled its annual ICIS Top 100 Chemical Distributors listing ranked by 2013 sales. Germany-based Brenntag maintains its #1 position on the leaderboard with $13.5bn in sales, followed by US-based Univar with $10.3bn in revenues. Germany-based Helm weighs in at #3 with $6.9bn in sales but this figure includes chemical production. US-based Nexeo Solutions is #4 overall with sales of...

2014-07-17 04:20:29

SINGAPORE, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- East Asian front-month spot LNG prices have fallen to their lowest levels since March 2011 amid lacklustre demand in the region. However, traders anticipate a strong rebound in early negotiations for deliveries over the coming winter. ICIS LNG Analyst, Simon Ellis, reports on August LNG contract prices using the ICIS East Asia Index (EAX), which is calculated using an arithmetic average of the delivered ex-ship (DES) front month...

2014-07-09 08:22:39

NEW YORK and LONDON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The ICIS Kavaler Award, sponsored by The Chemists' Club, and in association with The Valence Group in recognition for outstanding achievement as voted on by his peers, will be awarded to LyondellBasell CEO Jim Gallogly on September 30, 2014. This unique global chemical industry award will be presented to Mr. Gallogly at a black tie dinner ceremony on Tuesday, September 30, 2014, at the Metropolitan Club of New York. The...

2014-06-23 08:22:23

NEW YORK and LONDON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The ICIS Kavaler Award, sponsored by The Chemists' Club in recognition for outstanding achievement as voted on by his peers, will be awarded to LyondellBasell CEO Jim Gallogly. This unique global chemical industry award will be presented to Mr. Gallogly at a black tie dinner ceremony on Tuesday, September 16, 2014, at the Metropolitan Club of New York. The distinguishing feature of this award is that the winner...

2014-06-20 12:21:35

LONDON, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Established energy market intelligence provider, ICIS [http://www.icis.com ], recently published a dedicated whitepaper putting forward a proposal for an optimised Market Stability Reserve (MSR) to structurally reform the EU Emissions Trading Scheme. In late January 2014 the EU Commission proposed a MSR along with the 2030 Framework for Climate and Energy Policies. The proposed legislation of the commission amends the design of the...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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