Huntsman licenses PO/MTBE technology to Yantai Wanhua Polyurethanes

25 May 2011 13:31  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--Huntsman has licensed its propylene oxide (PO) and methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) technology to China’s Yantai Wanhua Polyurethanes, the US-based chemicals company said on Wednesday.

Under the deal, Yantai Wanhua plans to “leverage the licence” to build a worldscale PO/ MTBE plant at its facility in Yantai, Shandong province, with construction expected to begin later this year and production to start up in late 2013, Huntsman said.

Financial or capacity details were not disclosed.

For more on Huntsman and other producers, visit ICIS company intelligence

By: Stefan Baumgarten
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