02 February 2012 15:35 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--US-based Dow Chemical's new ethane cracker will be a brownfield project, and the company will most likely build it in Texas, the company's chief executive said on Thursday.
Dow is planning to start operating the ethane cracker in 2016-2017, said Andrew Liveris, Dow CEO. He made his comments during an earnings conference call.
"It will be a world-scale, ethane-based cracker," Liveris said. "We've announced that we are working on a location, most likely Texas."
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