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  1. Global ethylene capacity continues advance in 2011

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    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

  2. Saudi ethylene plant enters planned maintenance

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    Wed, 3 Sep 2014

    Olefins Co. (TSOC) has shuttered its ethylene and propylene production plant in Al ..... which is owned and operated by Saudi Ethylene & Polyethylene Co. (SEPC), began ..... plant produces 1 million tonnes/year of ethylene , about 80% of which is used as the

  3. DCS advanced control improves Chinese ethylene cracker operation

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    Mon, 3 Jan 2011

    Petroleum & Chemical Corp. (Sinopec) improved ethylene crackers operations, increased desirable olefin ..... DCS-resident advanced control strategies at ethylene crackers in its five ethylene plants. The conservatively estimated quantifiable

  4. Intelligent severity control stabilizes ethylene crackers

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    Mon, 7 Feb 2011

    severity control improved the operation of ethylene crackers in Sinopec's Nanjing 800,000 tonnes/year ethylene plant. The estimated quantifiable benefit ..... cracking furnaces and key columns in five ethylene plants owned by Sinopec. 1 This project

  5. Repairs shutter ethylene production at Stavrolen complex

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    Wed, 4 Jun 2014

    February fire will shutter production of ethylene and propylene at the site for 6 months ..... which broke out in the plant’s ethylene and propylene production unit No. 2 ..... way, Lukoil said it does not expect ethylene and propylene production capacities

  6. OGJ FOCUS: Global ethylene surplus

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    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

  7. Special Report: Global ethylene productionrises 7 million tpy in 2008

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    Mon, 27 Jul 2009

    Worldwide ethylene producers added more than 7 million tonnes ..... according to Oil & Gas Journal’s latest ethylene survey. Primarily due to new plants ..... and only 245,000 tpy in 2006. Global ethylene production capacity as of Jan. 1, 2009

  8. OGJ FOCUS:Global ethylene production

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    Mon, 26 Jul 2010

    than 6 million tonnes/year (tpy) of ethylene capacity in 2009, according to the latest ..... and only 245,000 tpy in 2006. Global ethylene production capacity at Jan. 1, 2010 ..... 39) lists seven new world-scale ethylene production plants with combined capacity

  9. Special Report: Worldwide ethylene capacity increases 2 million tpy in 2007

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    Mon, 28 Jul 2008

    Ethylene producers added a net 2 million tonnes ..... capacity in 2007, according to the latest ethylene survey. This is a significant increase ..... plant started up in 2007. None of the ethylene producers surveyed reported any shutdown


    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 26 Jul 2010

    Ethylene producers will long remember, some fondly ..... sparked the unusual price volatility for ethylene and polymer-grade propylene and the surge in olefin-plant profit margins. The ethylene industry, however, also continued to

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