The Global Ethylene Shortage – Supply & Demand in 2017

By |2017-03-16T15:11:22+00:00January 28th, 2017|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , |

One of the major oil and gas predictions for 2017 is a global ethylene shortage, as supply fails to keep up with growing demand. Ethylene is a raw feedstock for plastics. Cracker units use natural gas as a material to produce ethylene, which is then converted into plastics, such as polyethylene. Both the -oxide and -glycol [...]