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7/11/17 2:45 pm EDT

HOUSTON (July 11, 2017) -- A class of propylene production technologies designed to produce more “on-purpose” propylene -- a chemical essential for plastics production -- has emerged as the market cornerstone and global price setter for the propylene market, according to new research from IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions.

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6/12/17 2:18 pm EDT

HOUSTON (June 12, 2017) – Methanol, a basic chemical used to produce fuels and other traditional chemicals, is increasingly used in China to produce olefins in a process called methanol-to-olefins (MTO). By 2021, nearly one in five tons of global methanol production will utilized for MTO production to satisfy expanding Chinese chemical demand, according to new analysis from IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions. more...