05 October 2009 16:18 [Source: ICIS news]
By Nigel Davis
BERLIN (ICIS news)--ExxonMobil Chemical’s production footprint in Asia will increase significantly over the next two years as the company’s key projects in China and Singapore come on-stream, president Stephen Pryor said on Monday.
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The company’s cracker, polyolefins and specialties expansions in
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ExxonMobil’s other large Asia project, the expansion of production capacities at its site in
The start up date for the 1m tonne/year cracker and aromatics, PE and PP units is 2011. Plants to produce oxo alcohols and specialty elastomers will also be located at the site.
When the current construction phase was completed the
“We have [in
ExxonMobil Chemical had shifted its investment dollars to
The company was also strengthening its organisational capabilities in the region, he added. Its new technology centre in
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