Axens to supply PramaX tech to Petrobras complex

16 November 2007 22:24  [Source: ICIS news]

TORONTO (ICIS news)--Petrobras’ Comperj petrochemicals complex at Itaborai, Brazil, will use AxensParamaX aromatics technologies, the France-based technology and catalyst supplier said on Friday.


ParamaX includes a set technologies to make paraxylene and benzene from naphtha, Axens said.


The first phase of Comperj, due to start up in 2012, included capacities for 780,000 tonnes/year of paraxylene and 690,000 tonnes/year of benzene, the company said, but did not disclose financial terms.

By: Stefan Baumgarten
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