SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

Industrial Info Resources

January 06, 2016 07:30 ET

Ethylene Review 2015: Capacity Investments Advance, Maintenance & Repairs Drop, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwired - Jan 6, 2016) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Despite the retraction and slowdown of the Oil & Gas market in 2015, North American ethylene producers moved ahead with new capacity investments, reduced the number of days offline for maintenance or repairs and confirmed even more new capacity additions planned for future years. Industrial Info tracked 50 planned and unplanned offline events across 31 operational production units in the U.S. and Canada during the past year. The offline events equaled nearly 850 days of down time, which is a major improvement from 2014, which totaled almost 1,300 days.

Within this article: Details the activities over the past year for companies including Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM), Williams Companies Incorporated (NYSE:WMB), LyondellBasell Industries NV (NYSE:LYB), Sasol Limited (NYSE:SSL), Total SA (NYSE:TOT), Axiall Corporation (NYSE:AXLL) and Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE:RDS.A).

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