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  1. Flare minimization practices improve olefins plant start-ups, shutdowns

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 5 Sep 2005

    flare minimization processes at all its olefins plants to reduce emissions and minimize effects ..... separate turnarounds for the site’s two olefins plants in 2003. Lessons learned from ..... Channelview experiences to a different olefins process. For years olefins plants have

  2. SPECIAL REPORT: CMAI: Wave of new Mideast olefins capacity coming on line

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    Mon, 25 Aug 2008

    An “unprecedented” wave of new olefins capacity is starting up in the Middle East ..... according to Tony Potter, director of olefins studies, Europe, Middle East, and Africa, speaking ..... additions during 2007-12. Asian demand for olefins will be insufficient to absorb the full increase

  1. JV builds world's largest single train olefins plant

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 20 Sep 1999

    Dallas, will own the largest single train olefins capacity in operation in the world. The ..... of polymer-grade propylene. With the olefins conversion unit, the plant can produce ..... propylene. The ethylene unit and the olefins conversion units are part of a larger

  2. Volatility to rule olefins , styrene markets to 2001

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 17 Mar 1997

    Outlook [103294 bytes] Markets for light olefins and styrene will remain very unstable ..... N.Y. But, manufacturers of light olefins , notably ethylene and propylene, will ..... scale (600,000+) metric tons/year olefins units being constructed appears to be

  3. Williams proceeding with Geismar olefins plant expansion

    Online Articles

    Thu, 12 Dec 2013

    Williams Olefins LLC, a subsidiary of Williams Partners LP , said it intends to proceed with expansion plans at its Geismar olefins plant as the company continues to review the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s release of findings


    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 28 Dec 1992

    Protection Agency (EPA) for monitoring olefins in reformulated gasoline, is subject ..... emissions. 3 Among these parameters are olefins (vol %), as measured by FIA analysis ..... that a preferred technique for measuring olefins in reformulated gasoline is the determination

  5. Iran to build world-scale, flexible-feed olefins unit

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 16 Aug 1999

    NPC) is adding a new world-scale olefins plant and derivatives units at its massive ..... for start-up in mid-2002. The basic olefins unit was designed by Germany's Linde ..... OGJ, May 24, 1999, p. 41). The new olefins and derivatives complex will be operated

  6. Williams advances Geismar olefins plant restart

    Online Articles

    Wed, 29 Oct 2014

    Partners LP said it plans to resume ethylene production as soon as next month at its rebuilt and expanded Geismar, La., olefins plant following a series of delays after a 2013 explosion at the site ( OGJ Online, June 13, 2013 ). All major construction

  7. Williams commissions, wraps Geismar olefins plant expansion

    Online Articles

    Tue, 10 Feb 2015

    Tulsa, has now commissioned and started production of ethylene for sale from its newly rebuilt and expanded Geismar, La., olefins plant following a series of setbacks occurring in the wake of a June 2013 explosion at the site ( OGJ Online, June 13, 2013

  8. Repairs on track at Williams’ Geismar olefins plant

    Online Articles

    Tue, 6 Aug 2013

    Williams Olefins LLC, a subsidiary of Williams Partners LP, plans to restart its Geismar Olefins plant in April 2014, after repairs following ..... s ethylene production capacity. Williams Olefins has been able to carry out expansions throughout

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