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Turning oil and gas into plastic at a petrochemical plant

Many everyday household products such as toothbrushes and yoghurt pots started as oil and gas.

Plastics are produced by converting oil and gas into molecules and processed.

Stephanie McGovern reports from a petrochemicals plant.

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