Graphite 2015: Oil price slump hits synthetic graphite
Published: Monday, 21 December 2015
Oil prices sink to $37/bbl in December; additives and electrode demand suffering, but Li-ion and fuel cells beacons of growth.
The synthetic graphite market is buckling under falling oil
prices, which hit their lowest levels in almost seven years
towards the end of 2015. Gerry Hand, vice president for
marketing at Chicago, US-based Superior Graphite, told
delegates at IM’s 5th Graphite
and Graphene Conference in London in December that the...