Robinson, Simon
May 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;5/22/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 20, p8
Trade Publication
The article presents news briefs related to the petrochemical industry as of May 2006. Lotte Daesan Petrochemical will expand an existing linear low-density polyethylene plant instead of building a 250 000 tonne/year high density polyethylene unit. Honam Petrochemical and Mitsubishi Rayon could form a 50:50 joint venture named Daesan MMA by the end of June for methyl methacrylate (MHA) and polyMMA projects in South Korea. Foster Wheeler has won a basic engineering contract to build a 40,000 tonne/year butanediol (BDO) plant for SK Corp. in Ulsan, South Korea.


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