Pertamina will use Honeywell UOP technologies to produce biofuels at its Plaju and Cilacap refineries in Indonesia.
The recent uptick in industrial/ business activities and gradual re-opening of economies are set to strengthen the demand for polymers.
The new facility will be primarily responsible for producing the CATOFIN catalyst for propane dehydrogenation, which is used in the production of olefins such as propylene.
Cellier Activity, of ABB in France, has been awarded a contract to install new blending technologies and process control system at the Marunda Lube Oil Blending Plant in Jakarta.
Hengyi is planning to add a 280 000 bpd crude oil refinery and a 2 million tpy paraxylene unit at its complex in Palau Muara Besar.
Zhenhua Petrochemical Co. Ltd will use Honeywell UOP’s C3 Oleflex technology for propane dehydrogenation.
The methyl tert-butyl ether and Butene 1 plants are the first of their kind in Indonesia, according to the company.
The two lines, which will use INVISTA’s latest P8 PTA technology, will be installed in Rudong, Nantong City, Jiangsu province, China.
The company will use C3 Oleflex™ technology for propane dehydrogenation for the production of 750 000 t of polymer-grade propylene at its plant in Qinzhou, Guangxi, China.