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Mar 2016
  • Natural Gas
  • Oil
  • LPG
  • Petrochemicals
  • Olefins

Ethylene projects in the ethane-heavy Northeast US

The US has experienced a renaissance in petrochemicals due to the abundance of ethane from shale gas. As a result of the increasing NGL production from various shale plays, there have been a total of 17 announced greenfield steam crackers in the US

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Feb 2016
  • Natural Gas
  • NGL
  • Oil
  • LPG
  • Gasoline
  • Naphtha
  • Petrochemicals
  • Olefins
  • Polymers

The challenges and opportunities around US NGL and petrochemical exports

Earlier this week we attended the NGL Feedstocks and Derivatives: Global Supply & Demand Dynamics 2016 conference in Houston, hosted by the American Business Conferences

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Feb 2016
  • Oil
  • LPG
  • Naphtha
  • Petrochemicals
  • Olefins

The world is flat … at least for global ethylene producers while oil prices are low

On Jan. 20, WTI and Dated Brent closed at $26.54/b and 25.96/b, respectively, the lowest we have seen oil prices since 2003. Since then we have seen prices rise and hover around the $30/b level. Unlike ethane, naphtha is highly correlated with the price of oil

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