Petrochemical Report Revamp of Ukraine VCM plant will boost capacity,Lreduce emissions

Reactions [12208 bytes] Oriana Concern (formerly P.O. Chlorvinyl) is revamping its 250,000 metric ton/year (mty) vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) plant at Kalusch, Ukraine. At the core of the project are a new ethylene dichloride (EDC) cracking furnace and direct chlorination unit, and revamp of an oxychlorination unit to use oxygen rather than air. The plant expansion and modernization will boost capacity to 370,000 mty. New facilities for by-product recycling and recovery, waste water treatment, and emissions reduction will improve the plant's environmental performance. Table 1 [14032 bytes] shows expected feedstock and utility consumption for VCM production. Techmashimport and P.O...

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