08 November 2010 22:42 [Source: ICIS news]
RIO DE JANEIRO (ICIS)--Brazilian chemicals producer Oxiteno expects to complete its ethylene oxide (EO) expansion in Camacari next year, chief executive Joao Benjamin Parolin said on Monday.
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Oxiteno, which is the chemical subsidiary of Brazilian industrial company Ultrapar, has just completed a 70,000 tonne/year ethoxylates expansion in Camacari. The new capacity came onstream in September, Parolin said.
Oxiteno also intends to participate in the downstream EO-related units of Petrobras’ Comperj (Petrochemical Complex of Rio de Janeiro) project in the state of
Parolin also confirmed that the petrochemical part of the Comperj project has been delayed.
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