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Riding The Petrochemical Wave

By  Elliott H. Gue
Issue No.97 . Jan. 8, 2017

Although the mainstream media tends to focus on natural gas and crude oil when discussing the energy sector, natural gas liquids (NGL) are an important, if often overlooked, part of North America’s energy landscape.

This group of hydrocarbons, which occur underground with natural gas (methane) and crude oil, comprises five distinct commodities: ethane, propane, butane, isobutane and natural gasoline.

Rising US ethane exports, coupled with the start-up of the first wave of large-scale ethane crackers on the Gulf Coast in 2017, could dramatically change the supply-demand dynamics in this part of the NGL market. We highlight the best ways for conservative and aggressive investors to profit from this trend.

 

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