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

    Online Articles

    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

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


    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

  1. New ethylene plant proposed for Louisiana

    Online Articles

    Wed, 16 Apr 2014

    for a permit to build a grassroots ethylene plant. The company intends to build ..... capacity of 500,000 tonnes/year of ethylene , on land for industrial use that it ..... of setting up in-house production of ethylene starting from its own raw materials to

  2. Global ethylene capacity poised for major expansion


    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

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


    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

  4. Global ethylene capacity continues advance in 2011

    Online Articles

    Mon, 2 Jul 2012

    Photo from ExxonMobil Chemical. Global ethylene production capacity moved ahead in 2011 ..... rapid growth of Asian and Middle Eastern ethylene capacity. OGJ estimates for start ..... possibly approaching 6 million tpy. Global ethylene production capacity on Jan. 1, 2012

  5. ORPIC lets contract for ethylene plant

    Online Articles

    Mon, 31 Mar 2014

    has let a contract to CB&I to provide ethylene technology and front-end engineering ..... a grassroots 800,000-tonne/year ethylene plant, a pygas unit, a methyl tertiary ..... utilities, CB&I said. The planned ethylene plant will use technology provided by

  6. Sasol advances US ethylene projects

    Online Articles

    Mon, 10 Mar 2014

    said it has commissioned the world’s first commercial ethylene tetramerization unit at its Lake Charles, La., chemical ..... project, which uses Sasol-developed technology to convert ethylene to higher-value comonomers 1-octene and 1-hexene, currently

  7. OGJ FOCUS: Global ethylene surplus

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 26 Jul 2010

    capacity oversupply will characterize the ethylene industry through 2011. This outlook ..... demand growth. 3. Start-up of large ethylene capacity in the Middle East and Asia ..... of this capacity has brought surplus ethylene capacity to more than 15% of demand

  8. Global ethylene producers add record capacity in 2010

    Magazine Articles

    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