BP slates world-scale expansions at its Grangemouth complex

David KnottSenior Editor Work is shown under way at Grangemouth petrochemical plant in January to expand capacity of the KG ethylene cracker, one of two at the site. Here, a furnace is being upgraded to help raise the cracker's capacity to 450,000 tons/year from 350,000 tons/year. Photo courtesy of BP. Shown is BP Chemicals complex at Grangemouth, Scotland. The Innovex process linear low density polyethylene unit is in the foreground, and the Rigidex 3 high density polyethylene unit is behind to the right. Photo courtesy of BP. [22,028 bytes] Ethanol 3 plant at BP's Grangemouth complex is shown. Ethanol output will be increased as a result...

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