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Europe Petrochemical Producers to Hike Naphtha Use in Crackers

Posted on March 14th, 2017 by in Chemicals Industry News and Analysis

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BASF’s cracker in Ludwigshafen, Germany. Source: BASF

European petrochemical producers are set to increase¬†the use of feedstock naphtha in steam cracking,¬†particularly¬†in coastal areas, because of higher cracker margins, good availability and a bullish outlook¬†on co-products. Continue reading “Europe Petrochemical Producers to Hike Naphtha Use in Crackers” »

Global energy efficiency will shift feedstock dynamics

Posted on November 16th, 2016 by in Chemicals Industry News and Analysis

The shifting energy landscape will have a profound impact on the availability of all types of hydrocarbon feedstock for chemicals manufacturing, be they natural gas, coal or oil.¬† Continue reading “Global energy efficiency will shift feedstock dynamics” »