ETHYLENE FRACTIONATOR REVAMP RESULTS IN 25% CAPACITY INCREASE

Daniel R. Summers UOP Tonawanda, N.Y. Steven T. Coleman Lyondell Petrochemical Co. Channelview, Tex. Ronald M. Venner ABB Lummus Crest Inc. Houston Lyondell Petrochemical Co. and ABB Lummus Crest Inc. studied the revamp potential of Lyondell's two Channelview, Tex., olefins plants, setting a target ethylene capacity increase of 20%. The target was exceeded, with each plant capable of producing 800,000 metric tons/year of polymer-grade ethylene. This represents an increase of more than 35%,

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