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  1. U.S. toluene, mixed xylene, and paraxylene demands to see steady growth

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 30 Mar 1998

    1995 to 2015, while mixed xylenes and paraxylene demand will increase at an annual rate ..... respectively, during the same period. Paraxylene is produced by isomerizing mixed xylenes ..... mixed xylenes are isomerized to make paraxylene , about 15-20% of mixed xylenes are

  2. LG-Caltex chooses new paraxylene technology

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 18 Jun 2001

    its new 400,000 tonne/year (tpy) paraxylene production unit in Yosu, Korea. Click ..... up in January 2003. It will separate paraxylene from the xylenes recovered from a toluene ..... currently operates a 700,000-tpy paraxylene facility at its Yosu complex. This

  1. Paraxylene plant nears completion in Algeria

    Online Articles

    Thu, 24 May 2012

    Naftec SPA, a unit of Sonatrach, is nearing mechanical completion on a paraxylene (PX) production plant in Skikda, Algeria, according to technology licensor GTC Technology, Houston. Expected to be fully

  2. S-Oil to boost Onsan refinery's paraxylene output

    Online Articles

    Thu, 21 Jun 2007

    started a project aimed at increasing paraxylene production at its 520,000 b/cd ..... without requiring modification of the paraxylene separation process facilities. The PxMax method produces a paraxylene -enriched mixture that is further

  3. Paraxylene production unit starts operation in Iran

    Online Articles

    Wed, 6 Dec 2000

    TEHRAN �A 180,000 tonne/year paraxylene production unit has gone on stream at the Bandar Imam petrochemical complex in Iran, Bandar Imam Petrochemical Co. Managing Director


    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 17 Oct 1994

    Completion: 1994. Texas City, Tex. * Paraxylene under construction. New. PE/Engr ..... 000 mt/y naphtha, 185,000 mt/y paraxylene and 70,000 mt/y benzene. Lic ..... terephthalic acid unit and 55,000 mt/y paraxylene unit. Completion: 1995. Urumqi

  5. Polyester capacity utilization may top 100%

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 May 2000

    according to a study of polyester and paraxylene by Tecnon (UK) Ltd., London. In addition, new paraxylene capacity of 2.25 million tonnes ..... according to the report. Polyester, paraxylene The world average capacity utilization

  6. Maintenance underway at Jamnagar refinery

    Online Articles

    Thu, 27 Mar 2014

    Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL) has shut down one of three paraxylene units for planned maintenance at its 660,000-b/d Jamnagar ..... scheduled to last about 6 weeks, according to RIL. The other two paraxylene units at Jamnagar will continue to operate normally throughout

  7. ExxonMobil to expand Rotterdam aromatics plant

    Online Articles

    Tue, 25 Sep 2007

    making it the company's largest paraxylene production facility. The expansion ..... s production capacity by 25% for paraxylene and by 20% for benzene. Construction ..... use its PxMax technology to produce paraxylene and benzene. The PxMax process improves

  8. Chevron pressing for major role in Thai petrochem sector

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 24 Aug 1998

    of understanding to acquire big stakes in a paraxylene project and an aromatics complex in Thailand ..... involves a 30% interest in the $231 million paraxylene plant being built by Thai Paraxylene Co. (TPC), currently owned 62% by refiner

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