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European ethylene: supply or demand driven profitability?

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In 2015 despite above average plant outages European ethylene production pushed to higher levels of almost 20 million tons. This represents a strong increase from both 2014 and the highest fourth quarter production number since 2007. Here we take a closer look at just how hard the industry ran and some of the contributing factors such as lower crude oil pricing lower feedstock costs reduced ethylene derivative net imports and strong supporting demand from the polyethylene chain.

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