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    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 15 Oct 1990

    AMOCO CHEMICAL. Texas City, Tx. Paraxylene debottleneck under construction. Completion ..... CHEMICAL CO. Baytown, Tx. 150 MMlb/y paraxylene and 22 MMgal/y benzene units. Completion ..... terephthalate expansion planned. Feed: Paraxylene , methanol. Completion: 1991. 8

  2. LG International buys Aromatics Oman stake

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    Wed, 20 Jul 2005

    300 million Aromatics Oman LLC, a joint venture planning paraxylene and benzene plants in Oman's Sohar industrial complex ..... Aromatics Oman plans to bring 800,000 tonnes/year of paraxylene and 200,000 tonnes/year of benzene capacity on stream

  3. Thailand's petrochemical demand grows; two plants proposed

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    Mon, 21 Jul 1997

    Chevron Corp. to produce 675,000 metric tons/year of paraxylene and 600,000 tons/year of benzene. The complex, to be ..... 400 million project that will yield 350,000 tons/year of paraxylene , 67,000 tons/year of benzene, and 249,000 tons/year

  4. El Paso sells interest in Montreal plant

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    Wed, 23 Mar 2005

    Paso Corp. said an indirect subsidiary has sold its 51% interest in Coastal Petrochemical LP, which operates a Montreal paraxylene plant, and associated working capital to Petro-Canada for $74 million. El Paso obtained the interest as part of its

  5. RIL lets contract for Jamnagar refinery expansion work

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    Thu, 26 Feb 2015

    s gasification plants, ethylene cracker complex, and paraxylene plant. RIL previously reported that the refinery off-gas ..... polyethylene to 1.478 million tpy from 928,000 tpy; and paraxylene to 3.656 million tpy from 1.856 million tpy ( OGJ Online

  6. MRPL increases ownership in aromatics complex

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    Tue, 10 Feb 2015

    equity stake in OMPL, according to a July 14, 2014, notice filed with BSE. The OMPL complex produces 900,000 tpy of paraxylene and 270,000-300,000 tpy of benzene using a feedstock of naphtha and other aromatic streams from MRPL’s nearby refinery

  7. Contract let for Aramco’s Jazan refinery, terminal project

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    Wed, 21 Jan 2015

    vacuum gas oil, naphtha, methyl tertiary butyl ether, fuel oil, gasoline, ultralow-sulfur diesel, benzene, and paraxylene , Alderley said. Each of the metering systems also will include a fast-loop system, auto-sampling system, small-volume


    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 12 Oct 1992

    toluene feed disproportionates to benzene and paraxylene . Purity of paraxylene was as high as 90% of the toal xylenes in the ..... and others, the xylene product mix contains paraxylene at its equilibrium concentration of 24%. 1

  9. Pertamina plans $25 billion revamp of Indonesian refineries

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    Mon, 15 Dec 2014

    d from 50,000 b/d. The refineries also would increase their output of polyethylene , propylene , polypropylene , and paraxylene as a result of RDMP, Pertamina said. First announced in 2013, RDMP specifically intends to equip the five refineries to

  10. BP lets contract for Belgian petrochemicals complex revamp

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    Tue, 6 Jan 2015

    three PTA units with a combined production capacity of 1.3 million tpy, the Geel complex also produces 700,000 tpy of paraxylene (PX), which is used exclusively for in-house production of PTA, according to BP’s web site. Using BP technology

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