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  1. Global ethylene capacity continues advance in 2011

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 2 Jul 2012

    Photo from ExxonMobil Chemical. Global ethylene production capacity moved ahead in 2011 ..... rapid growth of Asian and Middle Eastern ethylene capacity. OGJ estimates for start ..... possibly approaching 6 million tpy. Global ethylene production capacity on Jan. 1, 2012

  2. DCS advanced control improves Chinese ethylene cracker operation

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 3 Jan 2011

    Petroleum & Chemical Corp. (Sinopec) improved ethylene crackers operations, increased desirable olefin ..... DCS-resident advanced control strategies at ethylene crackers in its five ethylene plants. The conservatively estimated quantifiable

  3. Intelligent severity control stabilizes ethylene crackers

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    Mon, 7 Feb 2011

    severity control improved the operation of ethylene crackers in Sinopec's Nanjing 800,000 tonnes/year ethylene plant. The estimated quantifiable benefit ..... cracking furnaces and key columns in five ethylene plants owned by Sinopec. 1 This project

  4. EPA gives nod for ExxonMobil’s Texas ethylene cracker project

    Online Articles

    Fri, 16 May 2014

    Chemical Co. to proceed with plans to build a natural gas-fired ethylene production unit at its existing olefins plant in Baytown, Tex ..... 5-million-tpy ethane cracker at the complex to convert ethylene to premium polyethylene products for world markets, to be

  5. OxyChem receives final GHG permit for Texas ethylene cracker

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    Thu, 29 May 2014

    Environmental Protection Agency for a 1.2-billion lb/year ethylene cracker to be built in Ingleside, Tex. The project, a 50 ..... to control emissions of nitrogen oxides. Almost all of the ethylene produced will be used onsite in the manufacture of vinyl chloride

  6. OGJ FOCUS: Global ethylene surplus

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    Mon, 26 Jul 2010

    capacity oversupply will characterize the ethylene industry through 2011. This outlook ..... demand growth. 3. Start-up of large ethylene capacity in the Middle East and Asia ..... of this capacity has brought surplus ethylene capacity to more than 15% of demand

  7. Special Report: Global ethylene productionrises 7 million tpy in 2008

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    Mon, 27 Jul 2009

    Worldwide ethylene producers added more than 7 million tonnes ..... according to Oil & Gas Journal’s latest ethylene survey. Primarily due to new plants ..... and only 245,000 tpy in 2006. Global ethylene production capacity as of Jan. 1, 2009

  8. New ethylene plant proposed for Louisiana

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    Wed, 16 Apr 2014

    for a permit to build a grassroots ethylene plant. The company intends to build ..... capacity of 500,000 tonnes/year of ethylene , on land for industrial use that it ..... of setting up in-house production of ethylene starting from its own raw materials to

  9. OGJ FOCUS:Global ethylene production

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    Mon, 26 Jul 2010

    than 6 million tonnes/year (tpy) of ethylene capacity in 2009, according to the latest ..... and only 245,000 tpy in 2006. Global ethylene production capacity at Jan. 1, 2010 ..... 39) lists seven new world-scale ethylene production plants with combined capacity

  10. Special Report: Worldwide ethylene capacity increases 2 million tpy in 2007

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    Mon, 28 Jul 2008

    Ethylene producers added a net 2 million tonnes ..... capacity in 2007, according to the latest ethylene survey. This is a significant increase ..... plant started up in 2007. None of the ethylene producers surveyed reported any shutdown

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