There is much competition for ethane sourced from liquids-rich natural gas produced in the Marcellus shale play. Shell Chemicals is one of many prospective recipients of the petrochemicals feedstock.
Read about the company's proposed ethane cracker in Appalachia and the project's potential economic, logistical and market implications. Moreover, learn about the factors Shell is considering as it prepares to announce where in Ohio, Pennsylvania or West Virginia it would build a multibillion-dollar complex that would process ethane into ethylene here.
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