Demand for ethylene and access to low-cost feedstocks continue to drive chemical investments in the US, as seen by new projects in the pipeline from Chevron Phillips Chemical and Qatar Petroleum; Exxon Mobil and SABIC; and Ineos, writes Marissa Luck. Some analysts say ample feedstocks will help the US Gulf Coast avoid the demand and pricing slump seen in other parts of the world.
Surging US chemical investments cast positive outlook for industry
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