Petkim to Double in Size; Plans New Cracker

November 2010
Chemical Week;11/29/2010, Vol. 172 Issue 29, p17
Trade Publication
The article reports on the plan of Turkish petrochemicals producer Petkim Petrokimya to double its size by 2018. Under the growth plan, a new olefins complex and downstream units will be constructed. Nilüfer Yalçin, technical consultant to the chief executive officer (CEO) at Socar & Turcas Enerji, explains that the company's target is to increase their gross production from 3.1 million metric tons (m.t.) a year to a minimum of 6 million m.t./year by 2018.


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