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U.S. Ethylene Producers See Costly Outages in Second-Quarter 2014, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 07/29/14 -- Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Second-quarter ethylene unit outages -- planned and otherwise -- have cost U.S. producers hundreds of millions of dollars, according to earnings results. Refiner and chemicals producer LyondellBasell Industries (NYSE:LYB) (Rotterdam, Netherlands) was the latest to report costs associated with an ethylene unit outage. Industrial Info is tracking 60 LyondellBasell projects in various phases of capital and maintenance, worth $2 billion.

Within this article: Information on LyondellBasell's ethylene expansion project in Corpus Christi, Texas, with investment values and capacities; details on ethylene outages at LyondellBasell, Dow Chemical (NYSE:DOW) and DuPont (NYSE:DD).

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