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Production Halted About 61 percent of U.S. ethylene production had been halted because of Harvey as of Wednesday afternoon, according to PetroChemwire.
Now, thanks to Harvey, almost all of Texas’ ethylene producers have shut down.
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.
At full capacity, the mega-complex will be able to produce 10.4 million tons a year of aromatics including paraxylene and 2.8 million tons of ethylene.
Hurricane Harvey has shut down more than half of U.S. production capacity for ethylene, a vital building block for basic plastics.
For a period of time, Harvey knocked out more than half of the nation's capacity to churn out ethylene, which is the primary building block of most plastics.
The ethylene will speed the maturation of the flower.
And another team is working on transforming crude directly into ethylene and polyethylene, without refining it.
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