Graphite 2015: Oil price slump hits synthetic graphite market hard
Published: Wednesday, 09 December 2015
With oil prices sinking to $37/barrel this week, synthetic graphite is among the secondary markets feeling the knock-on effects. The Li-ion battery market, meanwhile, remains the focal point for projected demand growth.
The synthetic graphite market is one of a number of industries
impacted by the falling oil price, which has hit its lowest
level for almost seven years.
Gerry Hand, vice president for marketing at Chicago,
US-based Superior Graphite, told delegates at IM’s
5th Graphite and Graphene Conference in London yesterday that