Honam/Qatar may add to ethylene JV

Tan, Florence; Gibson, Jane
May 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;5/21/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 67, p6
Trade Publication
The article reports on the consideration of Honam Petrochemical and Qatar Petroleum for a new project in addition to their new ethylene derivatives cracker. The proposed cracker will have an excess 300,000 tonnes/year of ethylene. It will use a mixture of naphtha and ethane feed and there are also plans for a naphtha reformer. The project will also produce an unspecified amount of mixed xylenes (MX) for sale.


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