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Shell Chemical Appalachia Will Build Petrochemical Complex In Pennsylvania

Polyethylene is a plastic used in many products, from food packaging and containers to automotive components. Ethane, a natural gas liquid, is the U.S. chemical industry's main feedstock.

2017/01/19

Frac Spread: Can President Make NGL Prices Great Again?

During the Obama years, NGL prices recovered from the Great Recession.

2017/01/19

PHMSA Passes Rule Boosting Safety On Oil, Refined Product Lines

The U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) said on Jan. 13 it has passed a rule to boost safety requirements on the country's oil and refined products pipelines.

2017/01/13

China's December Crude Imports, Fuel Exports Hit Record

China's crude oil imports jumped to a record high in December as refiners stepped up purchases ahead of a possible OPEC deal to cut supply and bolster prices, and as more independent refiners won import permits, Reuters reported.

2017/01/13

Frac Spread: NGL Prices Stumble, But Outlook For Year Appears Rosy

Mizuho expects rising demand from petrochemical plants to bolster ethane.

2017/01/12

EIA: US Crude, Product Stocks Rise Sharply In Latest Week

Crude inventories rose 4.1 MMbbl in the week to Jan. 6, the EIA said, higher than analyst expectations for a 1.2-MMbbl build.

2017/01/12

Frac Spread: Let Lower Prices Be Forgot...

2016 NGL prices, led by butane, soar in December to match the previous year’s averages.

2016/12/29

Sale On: Exports And The Future Of Energy

An expanded Panama Canal opens up opportunities for U.S. exporters, especially in LNG and ethane markets.

2016/12/29

Mexico's Alpek Gets Two Petrobras Petrochemical Companies For $385 Million

The deal was one of five authorized by Brazil's audit court, which asked Petrobras to temporarily suspend its asset sale program on Dec. 7, Reuters reported.

2016/12/28

Croatia Will Buy The Stake In INA Belonging To Hungary's MOL

MOL has certain management control at INA under an agreement with the Croatian state, which holds 45% of INA, Reuters reported.

2016/12/27

Frac Spread: Ethane Reaches 29-Month High

Freeze in the Northeast heats up prices for natural gas and NGL.

2016/12/15

Frac Spread: Butanes Ignite NGL Price Rally To Two-Year High

NGL ‘barrel’ hits its highest level since December 2014, driven by soaring prices of the butanes.

2016/12/08

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