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In preparation for Harvey, the Equistar plant in Corpus Christi released 5,000 pounds of both carbon monoxide and ethylene.
Goods made with plastics based on petrochemicals such as ethylene and propolene could face sporadic supply chain disruptions and retail price increases in the coming weeks, PetroChem Wire executive editor Kathy Hall said.
Martin said Shelby Vatter was killed with ethylene glycol, which is found in antifreeze.
This traps natural ethylene gas and helps ripen it.
So by putting fruit in a 68 °F room and using ethylene gas to spark the fruit's own production of this natural ripening hormone, avocados could be brought to market ripe and ready.
Although some gases, such as acetylene and ethylene, have been spotted on Titan, Malaska said the conditions aren't right for that process to form the labyrinths.
A whole sterilization cycle can take seven minutes versus up to 24 hours under an older method using ethylene oxide, for example.
The plant would make ethylene and other plastics from shale gas.
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