US petrochemical production declines 6% in Q2 2006: NPRA

September 2006
Chemical Business;Sep2006, Vol. 20 Issue 9, p73
Trade Publication
The article reports on the decline in U.S. petrochemical production in the second quarter of 2006 by 6% according to the National Petrochemical and Refiners Association (NPRA). Petrochemicals surveyed include ethylene, propylene, butadiene, benzene and mixed xylenes. Production of 10 of the 15 petrochemicals surveyed increased from the first quarter of 2006 to the second quarter of 2006.


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