Shell cracker creates a buzz

LERNER, IVAN; Bums, Stephen; Ford, Brian; Davis, Nigel
August 2011
ICIS Chemical Business;8/29/2011, Vol. 280 Issue 5, p28
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the plan of chemical company Royal Dutch Shell PLC to build an ethylene cracker in the Appalachia region of the U.S. in order to develop the natural gas of the Marcellus Shale. According to Marvin Odum, Shell Oil's president, the company has the know-how to develop the natural gas and its associated product polyethylene (PE) for the domestic market. It mentions that Shell is planning to sell products in the Northeastern U.S. and build a monoethylene glycol (MEG) unit.


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