A cut above the rest

Gibson, Jane
September 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;9/18/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 35, p29
Trade Publication
The article reports that Borouge CEO Hubert Puchner believes that high oil and gas prices mean that Middle Eastern countries have plenty of money to invest in downstream industry. Borouge sees polypropylene markets as stronger than enhanced polyethylene. The complex will include the world's largest olefins conversion unit at 752,000 tonnes/year, an advantage given the shortage of propylene in the Middle East.


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