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Many of the planned new US cracker projects are moving forward, and are on track for completion by around 2017, said companies and a major engineering and construction firm.
"We are optimistic that at least six, if not all seven announced new crackers will be built, generally within the 2017 timeframe as a goal," said Richard Meserole, vice president, construction, for Fluor's Energy & Chemicals Group.
AFPM ’15 INSIGHT: A sustained lower oil price challenges US cracker plans
By Nigel Davis
SAN ANTONIO, Texas (ICIS)--The lower rig count in the US and cutback in shale exploration will ultimately hit oil and gas product
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