23 July 2007 15:36 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS news)--Nova Chemicals Corporation has joined forces with Williams to evaluate the extraction of ethane from current and future off-gas streams at Alberta oil sands, the company said on Monday
Under the letter of intent for the project, Williams will modify its existing oil sands off-gas liquids fractionation facility near ?xml:namespace>
Nova said the facility would be owned by Williams while it would be the exclusive long-term customer for the project.
Chris Pappas, Nova Chemicals' chief operating officer, said: “We’re very pleased to be the first petrochemical company to find a potential path to the economic recovery of ethane from the
The plant was expected to start operating in stages, the first of which should be running 2010.
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