New projects, December 7–13, 2010

03 January 2011 00:00  [Source: ICB]

 

Correction: In the table headlined: "New projects, December 7-13, 2010," in the 12th row, please read: "Company: Evonik Industries; Location: Asia," instead of ""Company: Evonik Industries; Location: Germany." A corrected story follows:

NEW PROJECTS
Company Location Product Capacity* Process Contractor Cost Start-up Status
Americhem North Carolina, US color & additives - - - $22.6m - P
Ashland Nanjing, China hydroxyethylcellulose (HEC) 10,000 - - $90m 4 November 2010 C
HEC 10,000 - - - - P
Baling Petrochemical Yueyang, China styrene-isoprene-styrene (SIS) copolymer 40,000 - - part of $74m January 2012 U
styrene-ethylene-butadiene-styrene copolymer 20,000 - - part of $74m January 2012 U
Bayer Shanghai methyl di-p-phenylene isocyanate (MDI) (x)650,000; 1mT - - part of $1.33bn 2016 P
polycarbonate (PC) (x)300,000; 500,000T - - part of $1.33bn 2016 P
Bayer Healthcare Wuppertal, Germany biologicals - - - $46m late 2012 U
Bayer MaterialScience Caojing, Shanghai, China toluene di-isocyanate (TDI) 250,000 gas-phase phosgenation technology - - mid-2011 U
Dow Electronic Materials Zhangjiagang, Jiangsu, China electronics chemicals - - - - late 2011 U
East Hope Group Chongqing methanol 300,000 - - - Dec 2010 C
Evonik Industries Asia isophorone & isophorone diamine - - - - 2013 P
GAIL Pata, India ethylene 450,000 - Shaw Group - technology and engineering services - - P
Hanbang Petrochemical Jiangyin, Jiangsu, China purified terephthalic acid (PTA) 600,000 - - - Dec 2010 U
Israel Chemicals Ltd. Lawrence, Kansas, US sodium hexametaphosphate (x) - - - late 2011 P
Jiangsu GPRO Nanjing, China polyols (x)50,000; 150,000T - - - end 2011/early 2012 U
Kukdo Chemical Kunshan, Jiangsu, China polyether polyols (x)12,000; 52,000T - - - Oct 2011 U
LANXESS Changzhou, Jiangsu, China leather chemicals 50,000 - - - H1 2013 P
Nippon Nyukazai Kashmina, Ibaraki, Japan butyl glycol ether 30,000 - - - Q1 2011 U
Olin Charleston, Tennessee, US converting from chlor-alkali to caustic soda and potassium hydroxide 200,000 converting from mercury cell to membrane technology - $160m end 2012 P
Shell (China) Wuxi lubricants 300,000 - - - - P
lubricating grease 6,000 - - - - P
Wacker Chemie Cleveland, Tennessee, US polysilicon 15,000 - - $1.40bn end 2013 P
Xinjiang Markor Chemical Xinjiang, China butanediol (BDO) 100,000 - Chenogda - engineering - mid-2013 U


Notes: *Capacity: figures given in tonnes/year; tonnes/day are converted by multiplying by 330. (x) = expansion; T = total capacity including expansion.

Start-up: Dates given are for planned start-up. H1 = 1st half year; H2 = 2nd half year; Q1 = 1st quarter; Q2 = 2nd quarter; Q3 = 3rd quarter; Q4 = 4th quarter.

Status: S = study; P = planned; A = approval; E = engineering; U = under construction; C = completed; D = delayed.


By: Anna Jagger
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