Range will provide 15 000 bpd of ethane as feedstock for PTT Global Chemical America’s (PTTGCA) planned ethane cracker along the Ohio River in Belmont County.
Hengli Petrochemical Co. Ltd. has successfully started up seven UOP Polybed™ pressure swing adsorption (PSA) units supplying high-purity hydrogen at its complex in Dalian, Liaoning, China.
The new plant, to be operated by local Polyplastics subsidiary TOPAS Advanced Polymers GmbH, will have a capacity of 20 000 tpy, more than doubling the company’s current output.
OQ Chemicals has entered into an agreement to licence technology for the production of ethylene and propylene derivatives to Duqm.
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.
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.
The technology will be supplied to a gas chemical complex currently under construction on the shore of the Gulf of Finland.
Braskem is using Grace’s UNIPOL PP Process Technology and catalyst systems at its new polypropylene production line in La Porte, Texas, US.