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  1. Maintenance slows first-half 2014 US ethylene production

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    Mon, 1 Sep 2014

    production record in second-half 2013, US ethylene producers maintained exceptional performance ..... based on results of its monthly survey of ethylene plant operating rates and feedslates, determined that ethylene production in first-half 2014 was 2

  2. Westlake Chemical lets EP contract for ethylene plant expansion

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    Tue, 18 Nov 2014

    for work related to the expansion of ethylene capacity at its Sulphur, La., plant ..... section of Westlake’s Petro 1 (P1) ethylene plant at the Sulphur complex, Technip ..... released details on the Lake Charles ethylene capacity expansion plan, at which time

  1. Rising demand, low-cost feed spur ethylene capacity growth

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    Mon, 7 Jul 2014

    free of charge, the 2014 Worldwide Ethylene Survey tables at www.ogjonline.com ..... Click on OGJ Subscriber Surveys, then Ethylene Report, and choose from the list below ..... email orcinfo@pennwell.com . Global ethylene production capacity in 2013 rose at faster

  2. 2013 ethylene output rises; growth to continue in early 2014

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    Mon, 3 Mar 2014

    Petral Consulting Co. Houston US ethylene producers will complete four incremental ..... explosion at Williams Olefins LLC's ethylene plant in Geismar on Jun. 11, 2013 ..... 2013). Despite the Geismar outage, ethylene producers had less capacity out of service

  3. WoodMac: Global ethylene demand, production on the rise

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    Thu, 20 Mar 2014

    Ethylene -producing assets that have access to low-cost ..... North America, will lead the competition in global ethylene markets, Wood Mackenzie researchers said, adding that ethylene producers will have to utilize different strategies

  4. Global ethylene capacity poised for major expansion

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    Mon, 1 Jul 2013

    Global ethylene capacity grew in 2012 at about the same ..... industry will add record capacity. Global ethylene production on Jan. 1, 2013, factoring ..... tpy OGJ data show three new worldscale ethylene plants starting up last year; for 2011

  5. US OLEFINS FIRST-HALF 2013: Ethylene production prospects clouded by first-half turnarounds

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    Mon, 2 Sep 2013

    Petral Consulting Co. Houston US ethylene producers in both first and second ..... of the factors that enabled the ethylene industry to limit the decline in ..... production during the second quarter. As ethylene producers increased cost-advantaged

  6. More ethylene capacity planned for US Gulf Coast

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    Thu, 23 Oct 2014

    Westlake Chemical Corp. , Houston, will expand ethylene capacity and make other capital improvements in a $330 ..... in 2016, the company said, and increase ethane-based ethylene capacity by about 250 million lb/year. OGJ lists two

  7. Global ethylene producers add record capacity in 2010

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    Mon, 4 Jul 2011

    Editor—LNG/Gas Processing Global ethylene producers last year added more than ..... rapid growth of Asian and Middle Eastern ethylene capacity. By contrast, capacity growth ..... and only 245,000 tpy in 2006. Global ethylene production capacity at Jan. 1, 2011

  8. Boardwalk buys Louisiana ethylene pipeline from Chevron

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    Thu, 4 Sep 2014

    including the 176-mile Evangeline ethylene pipeline—from Chevron Pipe Line Co ..... Boardwalk Louisiana Midstream’s (BLM) ethylene distribution system, including storage ..... transportation and storage services for ethylene and NGLs, natural gas storage, and

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