Ecopetrol taps Mustang for polymer study

By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, July 13
-- State-owned Ecopetrol of Colombia has let a contract to Mustang for conceptual engineering and technology evaluation to optimize polymer production at a planned petrochemical complex.

Mustang, part of the Wood Group, will study ways to generate revenue from production of polyethylene, polyethylene, and aromatics from ethane, LPG, and naphtha produced at Ecopetrol’s 205,000-b/d Barrancabermeja and 75,000-b/d Cartagena refineries and the Cusiana gas fields.

The grassroots petrochemical complex will be located at Cusiana in the southern part of the country or Cartagena on the northern coast.

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