PQU plans Brazilan ethylene train

Jagger, Anna; Gordon, Michael
October 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;10/16/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 39, p26
Trade Publication
The article reports that Petroquimica Uniao (PQU) plans to build a 500,000 tonnes/year ethylene train at its site in Capuava, Sao Paulo state. The project will raise PQU ethylene capacity at the site to 1.2m tonnes/year at the beginning of the next decade. The addition of a 500,000 tonnes/year train will depend on the availability of raw materials, especially refinery gas and heavier feedstocks such as naphtha.


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