In early June, Shell joined Dow Chemical in announcing a new US ethylene cracker to be built in coming years. Many other firms, including LyondellBasell and Chevron Phillips Chemical, are also considering such plans given recent shale gas discoveries. By 2020, how many new crackers will be built in North America?

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