Watching Government:Sulfur glut

12/23/2002
Reducing fuel sulfur is a clear industry priority. Figuring out what to do with that extra sulfur once refiners remove it isn't. Yet. But some chemical marketers think it should be an industry concern.According to the Sulfur Institute (TSI), unless new markets are developed or existing ones are expanded quickly, global sulfur supplies could exceed demand by about 5 million tons by 2010, more than doubling current oversupply levels."With less income from by-product sulfur, oil and gas companies will be looking at higher net costs of production—a cost that could trickle down to consumers," said TSI Pres. Bob Morris."Practically speaking, the leading manufacturers in any industry n...
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