With all eyes on Africa as the final frontier for the world’s natural resources and the discovery of massive gas deposits in southern and eastern Africa, governments in these markets have come to realise the potential for these reserves to stimulate their economies as well as to be used as an energy alternative.
Cheap, Clean And Controversial - Shale gas has the potential to turn the world's energy industry on its head.
The global chemical industry is undergoing dynamic changes with external factors presenting vastly divergent challenges in different regions of the world. As such, the executives of global chemical companies face significant challenges.
While China rightfully remains an area of focus for global chemical producers, companies should be prepared for the “Asia 1.2 wave of growth”.
The more than 10m tonnes of ethylene capacity set to come online in the US by 2017 could well be the death knell to commodity chemical manufacturing in most of Europe.
Ships sailing north from Chile are bringing an unusual cargo to the U.S.: chemical factories.