TITLE

Turnarounds Boost North American Ethylene Prices

AUTHOR(S)
BEWLEY, LINDSEY
PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
Chemical Week;1/16/2012, Vol. 174 Issue 2, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
71872314

 

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