04 May 2010 08:52 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS news)--Energy major Shell said on Tuesday it had successfully completed its largest integrated petrochemical complex in ?xml:namespace>
"Creating Shell's largest integrated site will bring considerable synergies in terms of feedstocks, operations and logistics," said CEO Peter Voser at the official opening ceremony of the new mixed-feed 800,000 tonne/year cracker located in
The project also includes modifications to Shell's Pulau Bukom Refinery enabling it to process a wider range of crudes to supply feedstock to the cracker.
A new ethylene jetty and cryogenic terminal were also built to enable the import and export of ethylene, the company said.
The bulk of the ethylene produced would be fed to a derivative 750,000 tonne/year monoethylene glycol (MEG) plant in
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