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US ethylene supplies seek opportunities for better prices

With Ben Gonzalez and Pavel Pavlov

July 31, 2015 16:34:08 EST (7:20)

The abundance of domestic ethane in the US means ethylene is cheap and abundant and production margins are slim, but opportunities to export to higher-priced markets are limited by infrastructure. Ben Gonzalez, a petrochemicals analyst, and Pavel Pavlov, US petrochemicals editor, dig into the recent price movements of ethylene, which factors are impacting the markets, where margins are compared with other regions globally, how much prices are affected by low oil prices, and what production looks like in light of coming projects.

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