This insight provides a quick snapshot of impact of Hurricane Harvey on the regional polyethylene industry structure. Summary of all the components, starting with ethane availability all the way to converters warehouse, is presented. After evaluating the impact of floods on the entire supply chain, we present our expectations of the timelines and anticipated delays. It is revealed that higher density polyethylene is impacted differently from lower density polyethylene. The impact of co-monomer, peroxide and railcar availability becomes imperative as the polyethylene industry look forward to ramping up its production.