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Rail safety becoming key issue for US, Canadian producers

03.01.2014  |  DuBose, Ben ,  Hydrocarbon Processing Staff, Houston, Texas

Keywords: [rail] [US] [Canada] [shale gas] [petrochemicals] [feedstocks] [LNG] [ethane] [crude oil]

The first five years of the modern shale revolution have been a boon for petrochemical producers throughout North America. While proposed energy exporters must go through lengthy approval processes and build new facilities, petrochemical producers simply had to plug new and cheaper shale-derived feedstocks into their existing plants.

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