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Update: Odebrecht explores cracker, derivatives complex in West Virginia

2:27 PM MST | November 14, 2013 | Clay Boswell

Odebrecht, the parent of Braskem, is exploring the possibility of building a petrochemical complex in West Virginia, the state’s governor announced in a press release on 14 November. The project, located in the Marcellus shale region of the Northeast United States, would include an ethane cracker, three polyethylene plants, and associated infrastructure for water treatment and energy co-generation.


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