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Recovery to Drive U.S. Propylene Supply Growth

1:15 PM MST | December 1, 2009 | LINDSEY BEWLEY

U.S. propylene supply is forecast to increase by 10%, to 70 million-72 million lbs/day in 2010, as ethylene plants boost operating rates, says a recent report from Petral Worldwide (Houston). During the second and third quarters of 2009, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG)-based ethylene plants operated at 90%-95% of nameplate capacity with ethane’s share of fresh feed at historical high levels, says Dan Lippe, president of Petral. “At the same time, multi-feed ethylene plants in the U.S. operated at 75%-85% of capacity. As a result, coproduct propylene...

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