FREEPORT, TEXAS (April 19, 1:35 p.m. ET) — Dow Chemical Co. has chosen Freeport as the site of a new plant making ethylene, a key plastics feedstock. Low prices for natural gas in North America played a role in Dow’s decision, since natural gas can be used to make ethane, which is then converted into ethylene.
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