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Polymer volumes poised to pick up on US railroads as resin producers target exports

February 22, 2017 (6:17 mins)



Last year, CSX's chemical segment surpassed coal as the railroad's largest revenue generator as it and other railroads are moving more resin and years of polymer production growth is coming. Kristen Hays, petrochemical analyst, examines how railroads are looking to fill space where coal revenues have retreated just as a slew of new US olefins and polymer projects are slated to start up.


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