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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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Qatar aims to increase petrochemical output

February 25, 2013
Qatar is planning to strengthen its position in the petrochemical market by increasing its petrochemical output to 23 million tons a year by 2020, the country's minister of energy and industry Muhammad Saleh Al-Sada said.
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Honeywell to optimize efficiency for Borouge petrochemical plant expansion

February 6, 2013
Honeywell has been awarded four major contracts worth a combined $40 million over an 18-month duration for the Borouge petrochemicals complex in Ruwais, Abu Dhabi.
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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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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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Chevron Phillips Chemical studies NAO expansion at Cedar Bayou Plant

January 22, 2013
Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. is studying the potential expansion of its normal alpha olefins (NAO) capacity at its Cedar Bayou Chemical Complex in Baytown, Texas.
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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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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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