Commissioning work starts at Shell’s new Singapore cracker

26 February 2010 03:00  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--Petrochemical giant Shell said on Friday that commissioning work has begun to start up its 800,000 tonne/year cracker in Singapore.

Major construction activities at its ethylene cracker complex (ECC) had been completed as scheduled, the company said in a statement.

The new ECC is part of Shell Eastern Petrochemicals Complex (SEPC) in the southeast Asian country.

The cracker was the second plant built at the Singapore complex after the mono-ethylene glycol (MEG) plant that started operations on 11 December, Shell said.

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