19 July 2011 17:49 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS)--Shell has started work on a 3.8km (2.4 mile) pipeline project to integrate its refining and chemical sites at Godorf and Wesseling on the Rhine river, near ?xml:namespace>
The pipeline project, consisting of a bundle of pipes, will cross the
Construction began after Shell received approval for the project, following a four-year regulatory process, it said.
Shell did not disclose when the project is expected to be completed or how much it will cost.
Germany's dpa news agency reported that the project would take 19 months to build and is expected to cost around €250m ($352m).
According to information on Shell’s website, Shell refining capacities at Godorf and Wesseling are 10m tonnes/year and 7m tonnes/year, respectively. At Wesseling, Shell also produces olefins and petrochemicals.
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