IHS Chemical Week

Chemical Week Magazine :: Business & Finance :: United States/Americas

APLA: Gas and Biomass Open Opportunities for Petrochemicals

9:08 AM MST | November 12, 2010 | —Lyn Tattum in Rio De Janeiro

Top of the agenda at last week’s 30th Annual Latin American Petrochemical Association (APLA) meeting in Rio de Janeiro was the shifting hydrocarbon feedstock landscape and new opportunity presented by neighboring U.S. shale gas discoveries plus so-called “below-the-salt” Brazilian gas arising from deep drilling. Opening speaker Luiz Carlos Costamilan, an expert in natural gas, lauded the “silent revolution” prompted by explosive growth in U.S. shale gas supply since 2008. Horizontal drilling and well fracturing techniques to extract gas from shale have...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.

Username:
Password:

Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Risk Free Trial

Email Address

First Name

Last Name

Click here to register and get your RISK-FREE access to chemweek.com

Not an IHS Chemical Week
24/7 member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • Searchable online archive access of the last 2 years of Chemical Week.
  • Print or digital magazine subscription
  • Price and market change alerts
  • Economic data and statistics
  • Buyers' Guides
  • Webcasts | whitepapers

 

 

 













 
contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2014 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa