New projects and permanent plant shutdowns, October 17-24, 2011

31 October 2011 00:00  [Source: ICB]

NEW PROJECTS AND PERMANENT PLANT SHUTDOWNS
OCTOBER 17-24, 2011

NEW PROJECTS
Company Location Product Capacity* Process Contractor Cost Start-up Status
Arkema Clear Lake, Texas, US acrylic acid (AA) (x); 270,000T - Jacobs: engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) - 2013 E
methyl acrylate (x)45,000 - Jacobs: EPC - 2013 E
BASF Nanjing, China tert-butylamine 10,000 - - - 2013 P
Bayer MaterialScience Guangdong, China polycarbonate (PC) solid sheet 12,000 - - - end 2012 U
PC solid sheet (x)12,000; 24,000T - - - 2015 P
CEPSA Quimica Shanghai Chemical Industry Park (SCIP), Shanghai, China phenol 250,000 UOP - part of $220m end 2013 U
acetone 150,000 UOP - part of $220m end 2013 U
Cobalt Technologies/Rhodia Brazil n-butanol pilot plant feedstock: sugarcane bagasse - - - S
Gaoqiao Petrochemical SCIP, Shanghai, China (relocation of production from Pudong) refinery 20m - - - - S
ethylene 1m - - - - S
downstream plants - - - - - S
Haohua Energy Resource Ordos, Inner Mongolia, China methanol 400,000 coal feedstock - $376m 2014 S
Henan Shuncheng Group Coal Coke Anyang, Henan, China benzene (x) hydro coking - - October 2012 U
Kuwait Petroleum Corp. plus partner Zhanjiang, Guangdong, China refinery 15m - - part of $9bn 2015 S
ethylene 1m - - part of $9bn 2015 S
downstream plants - - - part of $9bn 2015 S
LANXESS/BioAmber Sarnia, Canada succinic acid 17,000 bio-based feedstock - - 2013 P
Nippon Shokubai Kawasaki, Japan concrete admixture polymers 16,000 - - - April 2012 P
PolyOne/EA Juffali & Brothers Jeddah, Saudi Arabia specialty colour concentrates - - - $14m late 2012 P
SABIC Innovative Plastics Chongqing, China engineering thermoplastics compounding 100,000 - - - 2013 P
Saudi Organometallic Chemicals Co. Jubail, Saudi Arabia tri-ethyl aluminium 6,000 - - - Q4 2012 U
Schekino Azot Tula, Russia methanol 450,000 Haldor Topsoe - €150m - C
Sinopec Maoming Guangdong, China, polypropylene (PP) 200,000 INEOS Technologies: Innovene - - 2013 E
Sinopec Qingdao Petrochemical Dongjiakou Port, Qingdao, Shandong, China refinery 15m-20m - - - - S
ethylene 1m - - - - S
downstream plants - - - - - S

Notes: *Capacity: figures given in tonnes/year; tonnes/day are converted by multiplying by 330. (x) = expansion; T = total capacity including expansion.

Start-up: Dates given are for planned start-up. H1 = 1st half year; H2 = 2nd half year; Q1 = 1st quarter; Q2 = 2nd quarter; Q3 = 3rd quarter; Q4 = 4th quarter.

Status: S = study; P = planned; A = approval; E = engineering; U = under construction; C = completed; D = delayed.


By: Anna Jagger
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