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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. Gulf Coast ethylene margins begin in this issue

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    Mon, 16 Sep 2002

    Stancil & Co.'s monthly Gulf Coast ethylene margins. This series will provide insight ..... operating margin of a reference US Gulf Coast ethylene cracker. This profitability series derives ..... yields, and operating costs. The Muse Ethylene Margins are not meant to represent any

  3. Record capacity increase occurs amidst growing ethylene demand

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    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

  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. 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, Tex ..... 2012 ). Construction on the plant—which is to have an ethylene production capacity of 1.55 million tonnes/year—will

  7. World ethylene capacity jumped 5 million mt/y or 6.5% in past year

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    Mon, 19 May 1997

    increased capacity at its Sweeny, Tex., ethylene plant by 409,000 metric tons/year ..... also restarted an idle 181,800 mt/y ethylene unit at Sweeny late last year . About ..... global capacity and market conditions for ethylene , the principal petrochemical building

  8. 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

  10. 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

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