Asia Pacific downstream news
Burckhardt Compression to deliver process gas compressors for South Korea plant
Burckhardt Compression has been selected as compressor supplier for a hydrogen liquefaction plant in South Korea. The order includes three Process Gas Compressor API618 systems for the compression of hydrogen within the liquefaction process.
TOYO awarded polypropylene plant project in Japan
Toyo Engineering Corp. has been awarded a contract for a project to construct a polypropylene plant from Prime Polymer Co. Ltd.
GlobalData: China to spearhead Asia refinery hydrotreater capacity additions by 2025
According to GlobalData, China is expected to register the highest refinery hydrotreater capacity additions in Asia between 2021 and 2025, contributing about 50% of the total capacity additions by 2025.
Startup of Lummus Technology’s alkylation unit in China
Lummus Technology has announced the start-up of its CDAlky alkylation unit at Zhejiang Petroleum & Chemical Co. Ltd's (ZPC) refinery in Zhejiang Province, China.
TGE Shanghai and Guangdong Huizhou LNG sign tank contract
TGE Shanghai has signed a tank EPC contract with Guangdong Huizhou LNG Co. Ltd.
Jiangsu Sailboat Petrochemical Co. Ltd. Selects LyondellBasell’s Lupotech T technology
Jiangsu Sailboat Petrochemical Co. Ltd. will use again LyondellBasell Lupotech T high-pressure polyethylene technology at their facility located in Lianyungang City, Jiangsu Province, China.
Technip announces ethylene plant performance success
Technip Energies has announced that the Bora LyondellBasell Petrochemical Co. Ltd’s 1000 tpy ethylene plant reached performance guarantees.
GlobalData: Asia to lead global polypropylene capacity additions by 2025
According to GlobalData, Asia is expected to lead the global polypropylene capacity additions with a capacity of 40.32 million tpy by 2025.
BASF Catalysts invests in expanded capacity of mobile emissions catalysts to meet demand in India
BASF will expand its mobile emissions catalysts production plant in Chennai, India. The double-digit million Euro investment will nearly double the company’s catalysts production capacity for the heavy-duty on- and off-road segment.
Sinopec launches China's first megaton scale carbon capture project
China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. (Sinopec) has initiated China's first megaton carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) project, the Sinopec Qilu-Shengli oilfield CCUS.