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Indian propylene technology contract awarded to McDermott

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McDermott International, Inc. has announced that it has been awarded a technology contract by Chennai Petroleum Corp. Ltd (CPCL), a group company of IndianOil, for the licence, basic engineering design and proprietary catalyst supply for a 475 000 tpy polypropylene plant in Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu, India.

The plant will use Lummus' proprietary Novolen® reactors and proprietary NHP® catalyst and will have the capability to produce a full range of leading polypropylene products for the Indian and regional markets.

"This license award is our fourth recent polypropylene technology award in India, and places Novolen technology number one for licensed polypropylene capacity in India, with a total capacity of 3100 kilo tons per annum," said Leon de Bruyn, Senior Vice President of McDermott's Lummus Technology business. "The unique compactness of the Novolen reactor technology and resulting efficiencies in capital investment and operating costs allow our clients to be more competitive in the global polypropylene markets."

Read the article online at: https://www.hydrocarbonengineering.com/petrochemicals/14052019/indian-propylene-technology-contract-awarded-to-mcdermott/

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