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  1. Ethylene producers build Middle East capacity but rethink US plans

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    Fri, 30 Mar 2001

    Journal HOUSTON, Mar. 30 �Recent ethylene capacity additions in the Middle East ..... pretending that the buildup in Middle East ethylene capacity is for anything but the Asian ..... in the picture, bringing Middle East ethylene capacity from 8 million t/y today to

  2. Record capacity increase occurs amidst growing ethylene demand

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 23 Apr 2001

    million tonnes/year (tpy) world wide ethylene production capacity came on stream in ..... Chemical Co. expanded one of its two ethylene units, LHC 8, in Freeport, Tex ..... Click here to enlarge image This year's ethylene survey reflects worldwide capacity commissioned

  3. Williams targets December start for Geismar ethylene sales

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    Tue, 2 Dec 2014

    stages of commissioning and plans to begin ethylene sales from its newly expanded Geismar ..... site ( OGJ Online, June 13, 2013 ). Ethylene production sales from Geismar, which previously ..... was designed to boost the plant’s ethylene production capacity to 1.95 billion

  4. Petrochemical Operations: Dow boosts Terneuzen ethylene capacity to support market growth

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    Mon, 20 Aug 2001

    in the final stages of constructing new ethylene capacity via extensive upgrades to its ..... hydrocarbons and energy (HC&E) and ethylene oxide and glycols. It marks the first major ethylene expansion in northwestern Europe since

  5. LyondellBasell ethylene expansion projects advance

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    Fri, 2 May 2014

    required to proceed with its $1.3 billion ethylene expansion program at its plants in Channelview ..... expansion project to increase North American ethylene capacity by an estimated 1.85 billion ..... in Corpus Christi means our multiplant ethylene expansion program is on target to be fully

  6. Dow plans Texas ethylene plant based on shale gas

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    Mon, 30 Apr 2012

    plans to build a 1.5-million tonne/year ethylene plant at its Texas operations in Freeport under ..... complex, where, according to OGJ's annual Ethylene Survey, it now has two ethylene plants with total capacity of 1.64 million


    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 30 Jun 1997

    New Ethylene Routes Are Available, But Economics ..... Rome A number of novel technologies for ethylene production have been announced. Among ..... processes may play certain niche roles in ethylene production, they are likely to find

  8. Ethylene -capacity growth slowed in 1998

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    Mon, 29 Mar 1999

    Editor Dow Chemical Co. expanded its ethylene -production capacity at Fort Saskatchewan ..... 2.4 billion lb/year in 1998. The ethylene produced from the expansion is being used in existing ethylene -based plants at the site, such as

  9. ETHYLENE TECHNOLOGIES-1: Novel ethylene technologies developing, but steam cracking remains king

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    Mon, 23 Jun 1997

    new processes touted as revolutionary ethylene technologies, a breakthrough has yet ..... the progress made in developing novel ethylene technologies will reveal barriers to ..... Here is a review of the latest announced ethylene technology developments, followed by

  10. OxyChem-Mexichem JV plans ethylene plant

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    Fri, 1 Nov 2013

    will build a 1.2-billion-lb/year ethylene cracker on the site of an OxyChem plant ..... new 50-50 joint venture is Ingleside Ethylene LLC. Under a long-term supply relationship, the ethylene produced from the cracker will feed existing

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