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  1. 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

  2. China's ethylene sector continues to expand, attract foreign investment

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    Mon, 5 Jan 2004

    refined products and condensate to produce ethylene , but the predominant feedstock in the ..... substantially in 2010 and after. The ethylene sector is one of the fastest-growing ..... large olefin projects, particularly ethylene , in development and is also expanding

  3. 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

  4. Global ethylene capacity growth slows to lowest level since mid-1980s

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    Mon, 22 Mar 2004

    here to enlarge image null Net global ethylene capacity additions recorded a nearly ..... tpy in 2002, according to the latest ethylene survey. Capacity as of Jan. 1, 2004 ..... primarily due to overcapacity, the global ethylene markets started to recover last year

  5. ExxonMobil lets contract for Texas Gulf Coast ethylene project

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    Fri, 27 Jun 2014

    Linde Group and Bechtel, Houston, to design and build an ethylene plant included in the expansion at the major’s Baytown ..... 2012 ). Construction on the plant—which is to have an ethylene production capacity of 1.55 million tonnes/year—will

  6. Ethylene capacity rising, margins continue to suffer

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    Mon, 11 Mar 2002

    million tonnes/year (tpy) of worldwide ethylene production capacity came on stream in ..... as of Jan. 1, 2001. This year's ethylene survey reflects a total of 107.6 million ..... 600,000 tpy to the survey. In 2001, ethylene markets experienced a slowdown in demand

  7. Global ethylene producers add 2 million tpy of capacity in 2004

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    Mon, 28 Mar 2005

    The global ethylene industry added 2.13 million tonnes ..... according to OGJ's latest exclusive ethylene survey. Capacity as of Jan. 1, 2005 ..... rates increased because the demand for ethylene outgained capacity additions. Most future

  8. Ethylene oxide successfully removed from overturned tank car

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    Mon, 23 Aug 1999

    and chemical plant personnel safely removed ethylene oxide from an overturned tank car in January ..... Although severely damaged, the tank car carrying ethylene oxide, did not rupture or leak. Ethylene oxide is toxic and extremely flammable. At

  9. Is ethylene approaching its lifecycle's maturity?

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    Mon, 5 Nov 2001

    A scenario in which the ethylene lifecycle matures and enters decline ..... illustrates a scenario in which global ethylene growth peaks by 2040. The graph assumes ..... of slightly less than 3%/year. Ethylene growth drops to the GDP rate by 2015

  10. 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

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