Qapco gets ball rolling with process selection

April 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;4/23/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 63, p28
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The article reports on the selection of Basell's Lupotech T technology by Qatar Petrochemical Co. (Qapco) for its low density polyethylene (LDPE) project in Mesaieed, Qatar in April 2007. The plant will have a 250,000 tonne/year capacity, expandable to 300,000 tonnes/year and is expected to be completed by the end of 2010, with commercial production scheduled for early 2011. Qapco estimates the investment cost at $250 to $275 million.


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