Olefins outlook for 2011 optimistic

Weddle, Nel; Burridge, Elaine; Davis, Nigel
October 2010
ICIS Chemical Business;10/11/2010, Vol. 278 Issue 12, p17
Trade Publication
The article reports that the demand for European olefins is expected to increase in 2011. It is stated that with European ethylene and propylene derivative markets supported by robust exports, this year so far has been widely described as better than expected. It is mentioned that INEOS is planning to shut its 320,000 tonne/year G4 cracker while Shell Chemicals confirmed its closing of its 2B Rheinland cracker.


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