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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: Europe refiners may find pain relief in bio, integration
'With 40 of 82 European refineries at risk of closure, the sector needs to find alternatives to survive. The mood is pessimistic though'
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