|12 Months Ended|
Dec. 31, 2017
|SEGMENT INFORMATION [Abstract]|
NOTE 18 – SEGMENT INFORMATION
We operate in two business segments; petrochemical and specialty waxes. We operate through business segments according to the nature and economic characteristics of our products as well as the manner in which the information is used internally by our key decision maker, who is our Chief Executive Officer. The accounting policies of the reporting segments are the same as those described in Note 2.
Our petrochemical segment includes SHR and GSPL. Our specialty wax segment includes TC. We also separately identify our corporate overhead and investing which includes financing and administrative activities such as legal, accounting, consulting, investor relations, officer and director compensation, corporate insurance, and other administrative costs.
The entire disclosure for reporting segments including data and tables. Reportable segments include those that meet any of the following quantitative thresholds a) it's reported revenue, including sales to external customers and intersegment sales or transfers is 10 percent or more of the combined revenue, internal and external, of all operating segments b) the absolute amount of its reported profit or loss is 10 percent or more of the greater, in absolute amount of 1) the combined reported profit of all operating segments that did not report a loss or 2) the combined reported loss of all operating segments that did report a loss c) its assets are 10 percent or more of the combined assets of all operating segments.
Reference 1: http://www.xbrl.org/2003/role/presentationRef