29 March 2011 14:27 [Source: ICIS news]
SHANGHAI (ICIS)--ExxonMobil Chemical will increase the supply of metallocene linear low density polyethylene (MLLDPE) resins to ?xml:namespace>
“The trends in
Currently, ExxonMobil exports around 100,000–130,000 tonnes of metallocene LLDPE to
With polypropylene (PP), the company is focusing on two areas - impact copolymer PP and non-woven polymer grades.
“Demand for impact copolymer PP is mainly driven by automotive and appliances markets. Those are two areas growing very rapidly in
The company has said its second petrochemical complex on Jurong Island, Singapore, will start up in phases this year but declined to give a specific timeline.
“Once the downstream polymer units are demonstrated, the cracker will be brought to full production. Each step is confirmed to be done safely, then we go next one step,” said Cirioli.
ExxonMobil’s second petrochemical project in Singapore will have a
Most of the petrochemical products from the new complex will be supplied to the “growing Asia-Pacific region” and a large portion will go into
The company’s first petrochemical project on
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