Large world-scale polyethylene plants are positioned to take advantage of low-cost North American shale-based ethane that is critical to be competitive in the global markets. But these projects come with pros and cons, both financially and logistically, according to Argus polymer expert Terry Glass.

This white paper was created using data and insight from Argus Global Polyethylene and Argus Polyethylene Outlook.

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