29 March 2010 19:56 [Source: ICIS news]
By Joseph Chang
SAN ANTONIO, Texas (ICIS news)--ExxonMobil Chemical’s petrochemical project on Jurong Island, Singapore, is approaching peak construction activity and is on track to start up in stages through 2011, a senior executive said on Monday.
“We will stage in mechanical completion of units from late 2010 through 2011,” she added in an interview with ICIS news on the sidelines of the International Petrochemical Conference (IPC).
Lachenmyer would not specify the order in which the units would start up.
ExxonMobil already has a 900,000 tonne/year cracker at the
The company and its partners started up their
The site has an 800,000 tonne/year cracker, an 800,000 tonne/year PE unit and a 400,000 tonne/year polypropylene (PP) unit. It includes paraxylene (PX) capacity of 780,000 tonnes, she said.
ExxonMobil has a 25% interest in the
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