U.S. Ethane, Including Marcellus/Utica, Now Supplies 4 Continents

ethane-crystalOne of the more interesting stories over the past year has been the export of Marcellus/Utica ethane to other countries, for use in their ethane cracker plants. Just last month we told you how northeast ethane gets transported to Texas, then loaded on Samsung ships and sails off to India (see Marcellus/Utica Ethane Heads to India via Texas on Samsung Ships). We spotted another article about U.S. ethane, who sells it and who (in the world) buys it. We don’t know for sure, but we’re guessing something approaching half of the ethane that gets exported now comes from our region–so the article below that details where the ethane ships from, and who buys it, is actually the story of Marcellus/Utica ethane…

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