Volume 1 Issue 21
The European market has fared better than other regions this week. Asia has flopped again, and the U.S. looks rather ragged in places. Rising bunker costs are becoming a major factor for owners who will be trying to recoup the extra cost through higher freights.-by Adrian Brown
In a deal that would strengthen ties between two of the worlds largest lithium suppliers, Nutrien Ltd. agreed last week to sell a 24-percent stake in Chiles SQM to Tianqi Lithium Corp.
The lubricant industrys largest trade conference kicked off this week in Minneapolis at the 73rd annual meeting and exhibition of the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers. More than 1,500 representatives of lube producers and their suppliers, equipment makers, end users and researchers gathered to check in on the latest developments in the field.
Calumet Specialty Product Partners L.P. reported a net loss of $4.8 million for the quarter ending March 31, improving from a $6.2 million net loss in 2017s first quarter.