Rising energy costs in the chemical sector
This is a very relevant article at a time when we are seeing the importance of energy procurement continuing to rise in the agenda of chemical and manufacturing businesses. The issue of rising energy costs in the chemical sector has always been acknowledged as a key area where specialist knowledge across not just procurement but the energy markets and pricing models and structuring is essential. The underlying themes of sustainability and energy management are continuing to grow in relevance. Our experience is that businesses are genuinely getting to grips with this and the developments of performance products and materials that enable sustainable living and/or more energy efficient manufacturing processes are developing fast.
Here is a really good article, published on FT.com, about the issue of rising energy costs in the chemical sector, and how it is a top worry for chemical groups – Chemicals http://on.ft.com/IlxmD3