US ethylene output rises 1.4% year on year in August - consultant
29 September 2011 16:52 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS)--?xml:namespace>US ethylene production in August totalled 4.625bn lb (2.1m tonnes), a 1.4% increase from 4.560bn lb produced in the same month in 2010, consulting firm Jacobs Consultancy said on Thursday.
Ethylene production in August rose by 1.1% compared with a revised 4.573bn lb in July, the group said in its monthly Hodson report.
US crackers operated at 94.3% of capacity in August, rising from 93.2% in July and from 93.0% in August 2010, the report showed.
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