Chemical companies in the US continue to add ethane crackers and expand existing facilities due to ample access to low-cost feedstocks, reports the Energy Information Administration. With $200 billion worth of new investment behind it, according to the EIA, America's position as the world's top ethane exporter appears comfortable.
EIA: Low-cost feedstocks are driving US chemical growth
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