Turnarounds Boost North American Ethylene Prices

January 2012
Chemical Week;1/16/2012, Vol. 174 Issue 2, p23
Trade Publication
The article reports on ethylene prices in North America in 2012. It is noted that scheduled annual maintenance turnarounds of petrochemical steam cracker plants will reduce ethane demand and the production of ethylene. Predictions are presented for increased prices due to reduced supply, seasonal demands, and high prices of co-products.


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