Analysis: Naphtha may return as flavor of the month for Asia petchem makers
Sambit Mohanty, Wendy Cheong, and Sue Koh, Platts
August 23, 2018
Who was cited:
Sri Paravaikkarasu, Director of Asia Oil and Head of East of Suez Oil Service FGE
Asia's petrochemical producers are actively contemplating to shift their focus back to naphtha as feedstock from September, as the narrowing of the LPG-naphtha price spread may reduce the appeal of LPG as an alternative steam cracker feedstock.