29 June 2011 15:53 [Source: ICIS news]
TORONTO (ICIS)--NOVA Chemicals has begun feasibility and engineering work for the construction of additional polyethylene (PE) lines in ?xml:namespace>
The projects are for a world-scale Advanced SCLAIRTECH technology-based line and a world-scale NOVAPOL technology-based linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE) line, NOVA said.
In addition, NOVA Chemicals is studying a further debottlenecking of its low density polyethylene (LDPE) line
NOVA expects to complete the engineering and feasibility studies by mid-2012.
The expansions are targeted for start-up between late 2014 and 2017, it said. Capacity details were not disclosed.
NOVA also said that work to upgrade its cracker at
The cracker is expected to reach “full natural gas liquids (NGL) capability" by the end of 2013, NOVA said.
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