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    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 11 Jul 1994

    petrochemical plant, making it the largest single site polypropylene plant in the world. The $100 million project, calling ..... manufacturing capacity to more than 2.5 billion lb/year of polypropylene , polyethylene, and polystyrene. Copyright 1994 Oil

  2. Atofina names new polypropylene vice-president

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    Mon, 19 Aug 2002

    By OGJ editors HOUSTON, Aug. 19 -- Scott McEwen has been named vice-president, polypropylene , for Houston-based Atofina Petrochemicals Inc., the petrochemical branch of TotalFinaElf SA. Previously, McEwen served as

  3. Formosa begins production from polypropylene unit

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    Mon, 2 Apr 2001

    begun commercial production at its new polypropylene unit at Point Comfort, Tex. The 700 ..... unit will boost the company's total polypropylene capacity to 1.5 billion lb/year ..... and general manager of Formosa's polypropylene division. He said despite short

  4. Sunoco to close La Porte, Tex., polypropylene line

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    Mon, 13 May 2002

    permanently shut down a 200 million lb/year polypropylene line at its Sunoco Chemical La Porte ..... lines, produces 1 billion lb/year of polypropylene . Sunoco Chemicals operates six polypropylene lines company-wide at La Porte, Neal

  5. Borealis expands polypropylene interests

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 3 Feb 1997

    Petrochemicals NV (NSP), a Belgian polypropylene joint venture of the two firms. NSP ..... produce 250,000 metric tons/year of polypropylene at Kallo near Antwerp. The operation ..... polyethylene would enable it to focus on polypropylene , where it is the world's dominant

  6. PTT unit lets contract for Thai polypropylene plant

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    Tue, 10 Jul 2007

    owned PTT PLC, has awarded a $185 million contract to South Korea's GS Engineering & Construction Corp. to build a polypropylene (PP) plant in Rayong, southeast of Bangkok. The contract is part of HMC's expansion that will raise its aggregate

  7. Borealis awards Jacobs polypropylene expansion contracts

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    Thu, 16 Sep 2004

    contracts to a subsidiary of Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., Pasadena, Calif., for services related to the expansion of polypropylene production capacity at Borealis facilities in Schwechat, Austria, and Ronningen, Norway. The Schwechat project, to


    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 10 Oct 1994

    propylene feed containing 205 ppb arsine is 10,000 kg polypropylene /kg catalyst. If the arsine is reduced to 50 ppb, this ..... between $50 and $100/metric ton. Using the process in a polypropylene plant, on the other hand, enhances the polymerization

  9. Loan approved for grassroots Nigerian refinery

    Online Articles

    Tue, 17 Jun 2014

    operation of a greenfield refinery and polypropylene plant in Nigeria. The board of directors ..... refinery and 600,000-tonne/year polypropylene plant ( OGJ Online, Nov. 25, 2013 ..... regeneration unit, alkylation unit, and polypropylene unit, EIL said. A single-point

  10. Dangote Group finalizes contract for Nigerian refinery

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    Thu, 19 Jun 2014

    EPCM) for a grassroots refinery and polypropylene plant in Nigeria ( OGJ Online, Nov ..... refinery and 600,000-tonne/year polypropylene plant in in Lekki Free Trade Zone near ..... regeneration unit, alkylation unit, polypropylene unit, as well as utilities and off

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