New projects: September 23-29, 2009

05 October 2009 00:00  [Source: ICB]

 

Company Product Capacity Process Contractor Cost Start-up Status
Anhui Wanwei/Inner Mongolia Baiyanhu Chemical
Wulanchabu, InnerMongolia, China vinyl acetate monomer (VAM) 200,000 - - - end 2010 U
polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) 100,000 - - - end 2010 U
Archer Daniels Midland
Decatur, Illinois, US propylene glycol (PG) 100,000 feedstock: glycerin and sorbitol - - Q1 2010 D
BASF
Chongqing, China crude methylene di-p-phenylene isocyanate (MDI) 400,000 - - - 2014 D
BASF/Sinopec
Nanjing, China ethylene (x)140,000; 740,000T - - - 2011 U
10 new chemical plants, including 2-propylheptanol plant - - - - 2011 U
Berry Plastics
Franklin, Kentucky, US adhesive products upgrade - - $20m - P
Borouge
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE) polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP): "Borouge 3" (x); 4.5mT - Jacobs (front end engineering and design, FEED) - 2013 E
HMC Polymers
Mab Ta Phut, Thailand PP 300,000 - - - - D
propylene 300,000 propane dehydrogenation (PDH) - - - D
K+S
Zielitz, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany potassium chloride - - - $41m September 2009 C
Lanzhou Petrochemical
Gansu, China acrylonitrile butadiene rubber (NBR) 50,000 - - - - D
Maoming Petrochemical
Guangdong, China ethylene (x)200,000; 1.2mT - - - - S
ethylene (x)300,000; 1.5mT - - - - S
Mitsubishi Chemical (India)
Haldia, India purified terephthalic acid (PTA) 800,000 - - - end September 2009 D
PT Sentra
Merak, Indonesia styrene butadiene rubber (SBR) (x)20%; 72,000T - - - end October 2009 P
Shanxi HuaYuan
Shouyang, Shanxi, China methanol 300,000 coal-bed methane feedstock - part of $109.8m 2011 U
dimethyl ether (DME) 200,000 - - part of $109.8m 2011 U
Vinythai
Mab Ta Phut, Thailand epichlorohydrin (ECH) 100,000 Solvay: Epicerol - part of $238m Q1 2012 P
chlorine (x)90,000 - - part of $238m Q1 2012 P
caustic soda (x)100,000; 372,800T - - part of $238m Q1 2012 P

Notes: *Capacity: figures given in tonnes/year; tonnes/day are converted by multiplying by 330. (x) = expansion; T = total capacity including expansion.

Start-up: Dates given are for planned start-up. H1 = 1st half year; H2 = 2nd half year; Q1 = 1st quarter; Q2 = 2nd quarter; Q3 = 3rd quarter; Q4 = 4th quarter.

Status: S = study; P = planned; A = approval; E = engineering; U = under construction; C = completed; D = delayed.


By: Anna Jagger
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