Indian Oil Plans Big Petchem Investments

Young, Ian
January 2006
Chemical Week;1/25/2006, Vol. 168 Issue 3, p14
Trade Publication
This article reports on the plans of Indian Oil Corp. (IOC) to build a polypropylene (PP) plant at Chennai, India. IOC says it would be the first PP plant of southern India. IOC entered the petroleum chemicals sector in 2004 with start-up of a 120,000-m.t./year linear alkyl benzene plant at Baroda, India. The cracker is scheduled to start up in 2008 and will feed IOC plants producing ethylene glycol, polymers, and specialty chemicals.


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