10 January 2011 12:48 [Source: ICIS news]
DUBAI (ICIS)--Oman Polypropylene’s 340,000 tonne/year polypropylene (PP) plant at ?xml:namespace>
It receives propylene from the residual fluid catalytic cracker (RFCC) operated by Oman Refineries and Petrochemicals Co (ORPC), but the supply was insufficient for running the plant at 100% capacity, the source said.
ORPC has to expand its refining capacity at Sohar and install a second RFCC at the same site in order to supply enough feedstock for Oman Polypropylene to achieve full operating rates, the source said.
ORPC is jointly owned by
The expansion plan was likely to double the refining capacity at Sohar, he added.
The companies were not immediately available for comment.
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