04 November 2008 15:32 [Source: ICIS news]
DUBAI (ICIS news)--The significant volumes of natural gas available in southern Iraq present an opportunity for a strong petrochemical industry to develop in the country, a senior official at Shell Chemicals said on Tuesday.
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However, Shell had no plans at present to engage in a petrochemical project in
Such a project could only be feasible when conditions in
"It is a possible strategy which can only take off when there is enough infrastructure development, political stability and the right local partners, to say the least," Parker said.
Shell's joint venture with
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