Plastic revolution

Dunkley, Clare
November 2006
MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;11/3/2006, Vol. 50 Issue 44, p45
Trade Publication
The article reports that the global petrochemicals prices' have hit new highs and Middle East producers are reaping the rewards. But the rapidly expanding industry faces new logistical and feedstock hurdles. Petrochemicals producers are enjoying a prolonged period of good fortune. From the aging naphtha crackers of Europe to the shining new ethane-based facilities in the Middle East, strong world demand and scarce fresh supply is translating into healthy profits.


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