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Boosting Competitiveness: What now for the Asian Petrochemical Market?

Last week the annual Asia Petrochemical Industry Conference (APIC) was held in Thailand and throughout the few days of seminars, speeches and working groups one resounding theme emanated from the over air conditioned meeting rooms: “How will Asia raise its … Continue reading

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Breaking Ground

The announcement last week from Chevron Phillips Chemical (CPC) that it had ‘broken ground’ at the site of what will eventually become its new 1.5 million tonne per year cracker at its complex in Cedar Bayou was significant. Why? Well, … Continue reading

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Methanol Resurgence in the US

The US shale gas phenomenon has been talked about much of late and has led to a whole raft of new projects being announced in the region. The majority of such projects are new ethane crackers however a handful will … Continue reading

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