23 November 2010 12:00 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS)--The new Ras Laffan Olefins Co cracker in ?xml:namespace>
“We had some mechanical constraints that are being addressed, and we hope to get to 100% capacity by very early next year,” said Graeme Burnett, Total Petrochemicals’ senior vice president for Asia and
Ras Laffan Olefins, which is 22.2% owned by Total Petrochemicals, started up the 1.3m tonne/year cracker in April and has gradually increased throughput to about 60% of nameplate capacity, Burnett said.
Qatofin is a joint venture between Total Petrochemicals (36%), which is based in
Ras Laffan Olefins is a joint venture between Qatofin and Q-Chem II, which is a joint venture between Qatar Petroleum and US-based Chevron Phillips Chemical Co.
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