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Industrial Info Resources

September 17, 2014 06:15 ET

Downtime Plagues North American Ethylene Operating Rates This Year, Impacts Future Turnarounds, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwired - Sep 17, 2014) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The North American and Canadian ethylene market has seen a large number of outages this year. Ethylene plants have experienced 910 days offline from January 1 through September 12. The number is likely to increase as the industry enters the fourth quarter of 2014.

Within this article: Details of several planned and unplanned ethylene plant outages, including those by Chevron Phillips Chemical, Williams (NYSE:WMB), Shell Chemical (NYSE:RDS.A) and Dow Chemical (NYSE:DOW).

Other companies featured: LyondellBasell (NYSE:LYB)

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