Asian Chemical Connections
Germany-based chemical firm Evonik will explore feedstock options for its planned 120,000 tonne/year methyl methacrylate (MMA) plant in the US. And a number of petrochemical expansions based on cheap local shale gas feedstock could provide supplies.
Evonik selects its Mobile, Alabama site for new MMA plant
"The Mobile site has a unique advantage which offers both inbound and outbound logistics.
INSIGHT: The prize will go to first movers in US olefins build-out
"The prize will be to tap into the peak, or at least the near peak, of the ethylene/petrochemical cycle."
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