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  1. 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

  2. Delay halts start-up of La Porte ethylene expansion

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    Mon, 28 Jul 2014

    start-up of expanded production at its ethylene plant in La Porte, Tex., until later ..... from its 800 million lb/year La Porte ethylene during this year’s third quarter ..... La Porte project is the first of three ethylene expansions LyondellBassel has under way

  3. Intelligent severity control stabilizes ethylene crackers

    Magazine Articles

    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. LyondellBasell ethylene expansion projects advance

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    Fri, 2 May 2014

    required to proceed with its $1.3 billion ethylene expansion program at its plants in Channelview ..... expansion project to increase North American ethylene capacity by an estimated 1.85 billion ..... in Corpus Christi means our multiplant ethylene expansion program is on target to be fully

  5. ExxonMobil lets contract for Texas Gulf Coast ethylene project

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    Fri, 27 Jun 2014

    Linde Group and Bechtel, Houston, to design and build an ethylene plant included in the expansion at the major’s Baytown ..... 2012 ). Construction on the plant—which is to have an ethylene production capacity of 1.55 million tonnes/year—will

  6. Repairs shutter ethylene production at Stavrolen complex

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    Wed, 4 Jun 2014

    February fire will shutter production of ethylene and propylene at the site for 6 months ..... which broke out in the plant’s ethylene and propylene production unit No. 2 ..... way, Lukoil said it does not expect ethylene and propylene production capacities

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

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