First stone laid for Brazil's largest petchems complex

June 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;6/19/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 24, p15
Trade Publication
The article reports on the move of Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva to launch a $6.5bn refinery and petrochemicals complex in June 2006. This will be the largest industrial project undertaken in Brazil in the last few decades. The initiative is part of Petrobras' strategy to participate actively in petrochemicals, following a period when the state-owned energy group was interested in little other than oil exploration. INSET: BRAZILIAN CHEMICALS AT A GLANCE.


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