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Posted February 20, 2018Today in Energy

U.S. ethane consumption, exports to increase as new petrochemical plants come online ›

Over the next two years, EIA’s Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO) projects growth in U.S. consumption of ethane in the petrochemical industry will exceed increases in consumption of all other petroleum and liquid products—such as motor gasoline, distillate, and jet fuel—combined. More

monthly U.S. ethane production, consumption, and exports, as explained in the article text

Source: EIA, Short-Term Energy Outlook February 2017

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