07 November 2010 21:53 [Source: ICIS news]
RIO DE JANEIRO (ICIS)--The development of
"We see the same type of trend," the source said on the sidelines of the Latin American Petrochemical Association (APLA) annual meeting.
VAM uses ethylene as a feedstock, and the majority of US ethylene producers crack ethane.
"We still need to see it pan out," the source said.
Proposals for shipping the ethane include pipelines or a combination of ships and pipelines.
The APLA conference continues through Tuesday.
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