TITLE

Europe hit hard by US shale gold rush

AUTHOR(S)
BEACHAM, WILL
PUB. DATE
March 2012
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;3/12/2012, Vol. 281 Issue 10, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents an analysis by global advisers Booz & Company related to ethylene producers which reports that Europe's producers of ethylene and derivatives are expected to face a bleak future as a result of high oil prices and full exploitation of shale gas feedstocks in U.S.
ACCESSION #
73771980

 

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