October 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;10/2/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 37, p58
Trade Publication
The article reflects on two articles published in previous issues of ICIS Chemical Business. According to the article entitled, No New Ethylene Plants Needed, published in the September 29, 1986 issue, a consensus is emerging among top executives in the petrochemicals business that no new ethylene plants will be needed to supply the international chemical industry this century. According to the article entitled, Shell Could Rethink Guangdong Project, in the September 30, 1996 issue, Shell may re-evaluate the feasibility of its proposed Guangdong refinery and petrochemicals project. Shell is also said to be reconsidering the Huizhou site, according to a South Korean refinery operator who is also keen to invest in China.


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