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Shell Chemicals to Build Ethylene and PE Plants in U.S. Northeast

4:44 PM MDT | June 7, 2011 | Lindsey Bewley and Robert Westervelt

Shell Chemicals says it is developing plans to build a world-scale ethylene plant with downstream integrated derivative units in the Marcellus Shale region in the U.S. Northeast. The plans will likely include a polyethylene (PE) unit, marking Shell's entry into the U.S. PE market. The company joins Dow Chemical and Chevron Phillips Chemical (CPChem) in the race to build the next cracker in the U.S., but Shell is the first company to target the Northeast....

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Comments (1) for Shell Chemicals to Build Ethylene and PE Plants in U.S. Northeast
Itt's great to see Shell making moves to take the lead in the Chemical Industry. After working 20+ years in the PE and Ethylene industry I'm impressed to see Shell Chemical making these strategic moves within the US especially when most companies are trying to move overseas. Big thumbs up for Shell Chemical.
Posted by Kerry Bailey on Tuesday, June 7, 2011 @ 08:05 AM

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