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The Old Ocean plant will take that ethylene produced in Baytown and turn it into plastic resin that's shipped both domestically and internationally.
Tomatoes ride in a truck surrounded by ethylene gas that turns them red but not really ripe.
In the last few years, LyondellBasell also has completed ethylene expansions at its Channelview, La Porte and Corpus Christi sites, as well as a plastics expansion in Matagorda.
That cantaloupe is sensitive to ethylene, a gas that acts as a plant hormone to regulate growth and development.
Now, thanks to Harvey, almost all of Texas’ ethylene producers have shut down.
Production Halted About 61 percent of U.S. ethylene production had been halted because of Harvey as of Wednesday afternoon, according to PetroChemwire.
Altogether, an industry analyst has estimated the Gulf region produces 40 percent of the country’s chlor-alkali and vinyl and about 60 percent of the country’s ethylene, polyethylene, and polypropylene.
The ethylene will speed the maturation of the flower.
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