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Total plans to tap into Iraqi petrochemical market

French oil company Total is exploring options to expand its presence in the Middle East and tap the growing local market by constructing a large petrochemical complex in Iraq.
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Colombia's petrochemical sector sees poor output performance in 2013

Colombian market conditions are expected to improve in 2014, leading to growth in industrial production and better performance of petrochemicals-consuming sectors.
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Brazil's Odebrecht to explore petrochemical investment in West Virginia

The "Ascent -- Appalachian Shale Cracker Enterprise" complex would include an ethane cracker, three polyethylene plants and associated infrastructure for water treatment and energy co-generation.
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Sabic plans US petrochemical investment

Saudi petrochemical giant Saudi Basic Industries Corp. recently announced plans to invest in a petrochemical project in the United States next year and tap into the U.S. shale energy abundance.
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Taiwanese companies plan to invest in petrochemical complex in China

The Petrochemical Industry Association of Taiwan announced Monday that a group of eight Taiwanese companies is planning to invest in the construction of a large petrochemical complex in China.
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Global petrochemical market estimated to reach $791 billion by 2018

According to a new report by Transparency Market Research, the global petrochemical market is estimated to reach a total value of just over $791 billion by 2018, up from $472.06 billion in 2011.
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Brazil ramps up plastics resins imports

Due to Brazil's rapidly growing industry, demand for plastics and plastic resins is continually growing, leading to a rising volume and value of imports.
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Prospects look good for global ethylene oxide, ethylene glycol markets

Global demand for ethylene oxide and ethylene glycol is predicted to remain on a steady upward trajectory in the next five years.
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Air quality concerns may delay petrochemical expansion in Texas, experts say

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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US petrochemical industry growth drives demand for skilled workers

More than $217 billion will be invested over the next six years in downstream petrochemical production in the United States as a result of the shale gas boom that is boosting the U.S. petrochemical industry.
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