US polyolefins – opposite directions
...The US polyolefin market is in a unique position. There is an abundant supply of polyethylene (PE) ...
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USES The oxo-alcohols chain consists of n-butanol (NBA), isobutanol (IBA), and 2-ethylhexanol (2-EH). Around 50% of 2-EH is used to make plasticisers, mainly dioctyl phthalate (DOP). DOP is used for...
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...Work is underway at Chevron Phillips Chemical’s Cedar Bayou expansion, due onstream mid-2017 Groundbreaking ceremony for the Shell Chemical alphaolefins plant in Geismar The horses are off and ...
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