BP slates world-scale expansions at its Grangemouth complex

08/18/1997
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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