TITLE

Second-quarter outages could tighten Europe's olefin market

AUTHOR(S)
PROTTI-ALVAREZ, FRANCINIA
PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
Chemical Week;1/28/2013, Vol. 175 Issue 3, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the financial performance of the European olefins industry as of January 2013, reporting that planned maintenance at steam cracker facilities could tighten the olefins market during the second financial quarter of 2013. Topics include the prices of spot ethylene and propylene, chemical importing, and a December 22, 2012 fire at a Lavéra, France facility operated by the joint venture Naphtachimie.
ACCESSION #
85434983

 

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