NewsFlashDow Chemical to build new US cracker for start-up in 2017

21 April 2011 15:04  [Source: ICIS news]

TORONTO (ICIS)--Dow Chemical plans to build a new world-scale ethylene plant in the US Gulf Coast, for start-up in 2017, the US-based chemicals major said on Thursday.

The plant will be part of a plan to integrate Dow’s petrochemicals business with feedstock opportunities from the US shale gas in the Marcellus and Eagle Ford shale regions, Dow Chemical said.

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By: Stefan Baumgarten
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