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Industrial Info Resources

August 13, 2014 06:30 ET

NOVA Chemical's Corunna, Canada Ethylene Unit Nearly Completes Switch to All-NGLs Feedstock, Exploits Marcellus Shale, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwired - Aug 13, 2014) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- NOVA Chemicals (Calgary, Alberta) expects its Corunna ethylene facility in Ontario to be fully weaned from naptha feedstock and on a 100% natural gas liquids (NGLs) diet by the end of summer, a top executive said. The project is part of NOVA's plan to take advantage of low-cost ethane from the Marcellus Shale. Industrial Info is tracking 10 NOVA projects in various phases of development, with a total investment value of $2 billion.

Within this article: Details on an ethylene unit expansion and a polyethylene unit expansion by NOVA Chemicals, including capacities, completion periods and investment values.

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