TITLE

Pattani eyed for new petchem site

AUTHOR(S)
Kovac, Matt; Gibson, Jane
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;5/7/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 65, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article states that Thailand is looking at setting up an alternative petrochemical zone in the troubled Pattani province as part of a campaign to inject economic life into the south of the country. It says that other sites are also under consideration, including Sichol in Nakorn Si Thammarat province. The government is concerned over pollution levels at the existing Mab Ta Phut petrochemical park in the east of the country had also pushed the government to consider alternatives sites.
ACCESSION #
25401617

 

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