Petrochemicals BP Australia joined the list of companies interested in participating in a proposed petrochemical complex centered on a 450,000 metric ton/year ethylene plant in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Shell International Chemicals Ltd. and Dow Chemical Co. unveiled a $1 billion (Australian) joint proposal for such a complex last month (OGJ, Oct. 20, 1997, p. 34). Other interested companies include ICI Australia Ltd., Melbourne, and Westfarmers Ltd., a Perth agricultural/petrochemical group. Phillips Petroleum Co. started up a 440 million lb/year high-density polyethylene unit at Pulau Ayer Merbau, Singapore. The plant is a joint venture of Phillips...

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