Dow set to form Thai cracker jv

Gordon, Michael
October 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;10/30/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 41, p28
Trade Publication
The article reports that Dow Chemical has received board approval to proceed with a joint-venture liquids cracker with Siam Cement group in Thailand. The naphtha cracker will be built in Map Ta Phut alongside an existing cracker, also jointly owned by Dow and Siam Cement. The new cracker will produce 900,000 tonnes/year of ethylene and 800,000 tonnes/year of propylene at start-up in the first half of 2010.


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