TITLE

Tension holds up Iran ethylene

AUTHOR(S)
Lerner, Ivan
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;4/2/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 60, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the political turmoil in Iran and crackers that are two to three years behind schedule may prevent any Iranian ethylene capacity from reaching the market, according to Grant Thomson, senior vice president of olefins and feedstocks of NOVA Chemicals. The seizure of 15 British sailors and marines in March 2007 is expected to exacerbate the fragile political situation, Thomson said.
ACCESSION #
24889272

 

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