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Articles Tagged with ''petrochemicals''

Canadian petrochemicals industry faces major obstacles

February 4, 2013
The Canadian petrochemicals industry has the potential to grow dramatically thanks to low natural gas prices, but a number of obstacles are standing in its way.
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Gulf companies invest in southeast Asia petrochemicals

February 1, 2013
Wealthy investors from the Arabian Gulf are eyeing markets in southeast Asia and investing huge sums of money in petrochemical production in the region.
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Russian petrochemical giants eye PE, PP markets

January 16, 2013
The two largest petrochemical companies in Russia, Sibur and Nizhnekamsk, have been claiming the title of leader on the country's petrochemical market over the past few years and it looks like their battle will continue in 2013.
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Peru to hold third national petrochemical conference in January

January 14, 2013
Peru's Ministry of Energy and Mines (MEM) will hold the Third Peru Petrochemical Conference on Jan. 24-25, in Lima.
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Saudi Arabia considers natural gas price hike

January 14, 2013
Next year the country may hike the price of its natural gas, which is currently the lowest in the world, in a bid to tackle energy waste and cut high-cost subsidies.
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Westlake Chemical begins ethylene capacity expansion project in Lake Charles, La.

January 10, 2013
Westlake Chemical Corp.’s previously announced expansion of the Petro 2 ethylene unit at its complex in Lake Charles, La. has begun.
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US ethylene boom on its way, report says

December 20, 2012
The ongoing shale revolution will see the U.S. ethylene industry surge in the near future, growing by more than a third by 2017, predicts the latest report from business intelligence experts GlobalData
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