Pemex to Invest $1 Billion in Petchems

Westervelt, Robert; Sissell, Kara
April 2002
Chemical Week;4/3/2002, Vol. 164 Issue 14, p9
Trade Publication
Reports on the investment plans of petrochemical company Pemex Petroquimica, as of April 2002. Background on the previous expansion efforts of the company; Information on the business strategy of Pemex; Types of chemical plants to be established by the company.


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