24 March 2003 00:00 [Source: ICB]ExxonMobil revealed that it has identified further de-bottlenecking requirements last week, during the inauguration of a 13% increase in isopropyl alcohol (IPA)capacity at its Baton Rouge, Louisiana, US, plant.
IPA capacity was raised to 340 000 tonne/year by improvements in plant design and installation of new technology. The company would only say the investment was 'substantial'.
Malcolm Law, vice president for Global Fluids at ExxonMobil, said: 'We have identified further low-cost debottleneck opportunities that will allow us to meet future growth in worldwide market demand.'
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