Petrobas allays Comperj doubts

Lemos, William
November 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;11/20/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 44, p16
Trade Publication
The article reports on the continued commitment of Brazil's state-owned energy company Petrobras to the Comperj petrochemicals complex despite doubts in the market that the project may not be economically viable. The project price tag is about $8.4bn, roughly 10% of Petrobras' estimated value. The plant will have the capacity to produce 800,000 tonnes/year of polyethylene, 850,000 tonnes of polypropylene, and 600,000 tonnes of ethylene glycol.


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