24 August 2011 22:45 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--US butadiene (BD) production in July totalled 278m (126,000 tonnes), a 3.7% increase from 268m lb produced in the same month in 2010, consulting firm Jacobs Consultancy said on Wednesday.
BD production in July – measured on a daily rate – rose by 1.4% compared with June, the group said in its monthly Hodson report.
US crackers operated at 93.6% of capacity in July, rising from 91.4% in June and from 90.1% in July 2010, the report showed.
For more on BD visit ICIS chemical intelligence
For the latest chemical news, data and analysis that directly impacts your business sign up for a free trial to ICIS news - the breaking online news service for the global chemical industry.
Get the facts and analysis behind the headlines from our market leading weekly magazine: sign up to a free trial to ICIS Chemical Business.
|ICIS news FREE TRIAL|
|Get access to breaking chemical news as it happens.|
|ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX)|
|ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX). Download the free tabular data and a chart of the historical index|
Asian Chemical Connections