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LyondellBasell may add more ethylene capacity in Channelview, Texas

Plastics, chemicals and refining company LyondellBasell is considering an expansion of its petrochemical plant in Channelview, Texas.
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Boardwalk to acquire ethylene pipeline from Chevron

Boardwalk Pipeline Partners has agreed to acquire the Evangeline ethylene pipeline system from Chevron Pipe Line Company.
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Demand for ethylene to rise 150% by 2040, Exxon president says

Global demand for ethylene will soar between 2010 and 2040, driven by rising needs for consumer products, according to ExxonMobil President Steve Pryor.
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Research confirms promising results for ethylene-removal technology

According to results from recent research by Cranfield University and Writtle College, new ethylene-removal technology can extend the shelf life of strawberries by two days or more.
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Total plans to increase hydrocarbon resins, polymer production in France

French oil and gas giant Total will invest EUR160 million to convert its Carling petrochemical platform by 2016 and plans to close the naphtha cracker during the second half of 2015.
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Ethane fuels growth in US petrochemical industry

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

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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Canadian petrochemicals industry faces major obstacles

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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Westlake Chemical begins ethylene capacity expansion project in Lake Charles, La.

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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Eagle Ford shale to boost US petrochemical export

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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