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Articles Tagged with ''ethane''

Air quality concerns may delay petrochemical expansion in Texas, experts say

July 23, 2013
Projects for new petrochemical plants on the U.S. Gulf Coast worth billions of dollars may be delayed or even blocked as a result of a set of more stringent air quality regulations implemented in the Texas industrial region.
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Sinopec takes aim at US petrochemical competition

March 25, 2013
Chinese oil and gas company Sinopec says it is striving to lower its petrochemical production costs and optimize its product mix in order to stave off competition from the U.S.
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Ethane fuels growth in US petrochemical industry

March 7, 2013
The U.S. petrochemical industry is expecting growth in the first half of 2013, compared to the previous six-month period, mostly due to the increase in use of ethane as the key ethylene feedstock.
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US petrochemical industry expands position as leading producer

March 6, 2013
New investment is expanding the U.S. petrochemical industry's position as a global producer, Steve Pryor, president of ExxonMobil Chemical Company, said in a speech at the IHS CERAWeek 2013 conference.
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New polyethylene plant to be built in West Virginia

March 1, 2013
A new polyethylene (PE) manufacturing facility, with its own "small" ethane cracker is set to open in West Virginia.
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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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Eagle Ford shale to boost US petrochemical export

January 7, 2013
Plentiful shale gas resources in Texas are set to help its petrochemical industry expand not just on the domestic market but also overseas.
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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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