10 October 2011 08:09 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--German producer BASF said on Monday it has completed the expansion of its cracker in ?xml:namespace>
These plants are part of the $1.4bn expansion of BASF-YPC, a 50:50 joint venture between the German producer and
The cracker at the site now runs with an increased ethylene capacity of 740,000 tonnes/year, up by 23% from its previous capacity of 600,000 tonnes/year.
The BD extraction plant and the non-ionic surfactant plant are newly built, BASF said, without stating the plants’ capacities.
BASF-YPC’s expansion in
“The bulk of the remaining plants are expected to come on stream around the end of 2011,” BASF said.
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