Shell expands in Europe, Asia and the Middle East

Bains, Elizabeth
June 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;6/11/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 70, p56
Trade Publication
The article reports on the plan of Shell Chemicals to expand in Europe, Asia and the Middle East. It states that the capacity of the plant will increase from 155,000 tons/year to 255, 000 tons/year as a result. According to the company, China is expected to account for 25% of global petrochemicals demand by 2015. It cites that the company is committed to its joint project with Qatar Petroleum to develop a worldscale cracker and derivatives complex in Ras Laffan, Qatar by 2014-2015.


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