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PwC report: US has biggest ethylene advantage
12:44 PM MDT | October 10, 2012 | Lindsay Frost
The US chemicals industry will invest $15 billion in ethylene production from 2011-2017, increasing capacity by 33%, while volumes from natural gas separation plants are expected to increase more than 40% over the next five years, according to a new report by PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC; New York), a consultancy. “The US has increased its manufacturing capacity by more than 30% in new manufacturing assets, expansions/upgrades to older facilities and high efficiency reactors designed for ethane to ethylene processing,” says Garrett Gee, PwC's director...
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