In this week's issue of ICIS Chemical Business:
November 19-25, 2012

Cover story

News Focus: Latin America petrochemicals face challenge from US shale gas

At the APLA annual meeting in Rio, the buzz was on how to compete in a new world with cheap US shale gas

US shale gas is causing a major shift in Latin America's petrochemical sector as it re-evaluates its competitiveness. Large-scale projects in the region will be gas-based, while others will be scaled back or cancelled.

Petrochemical chiefs at the APLA forum called for greater efficiency

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