Shale Gas Market - Analysis of North American Region

By Plastics News

Released: June 18, 2014 6:00 am ET

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This report highlights the impact of shale-based natural gas on the North American plastics market and features an in-depth analysis of production trends in the United States during 2013 and a forecast for 2014 and beyond.

Our analysts provide insight into shale gas-related market impact, including resin prices, resin production and exports.  The report also examines proposed shale-related projects in North America, key acquisitions and the ongoing debate over fracking in North America.

Charts detail North American polyethylene capacity, historic natural gas production, shale reserves and a map of key shale formations in North America.

The report also offers perspectives from industry thought leaders and includes profiles of 7 leading suppliers, assessing their growth strategies and business activity. Profiled companies include:

  • Chevron Phillips Chemical Co.
  • Dow Chemical Co.
  • ExxonMobil Corp.
  • Formosa Plastics Corp USA
  • Nova Chemicals Inc.
  • Shell Chemicals LP
  • Westlake Chemical Corp.
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