HOUSTON – ExxonMobil Chemical Company announced that it has commenced production on the first of two new 650,000 tonnes-per-year high-performance polyethylene lines at its...
FEATURES & ANALYSIS
The Middle East petrochemical industry has developed rapidly from very modest beginnings to a multibillion dollar business. In the last several years the industry has witnessed major changes and disruption globally and the key to overcoming new challenges is innovation and development.
A recent shift in supply and demand in the GCC region for natural gas means that the petrochemical sector is facing a shortage of the feedstock. Use of gas helps keep production costs low.