31 October 2011 16:42 [Source: ICIS news]
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London-headquartered Davy and US-based Dow Chemical are providing their LP Oxo Selector 10 technology for the project, which will have the capacity to produce 125,000 tonnes/year of 2-ethylhexanol and 125,000 tonnes/year of butanols.
Design work on the project is underway and start-up is expected within 30 months, Shah said.
Wison will provide synthesis gas feedstock from its existing production at
Dow and Wison have also signed a product purchase agreement under which Dow will purchase a portion of product over a certain period of time from Wison’s LP Oxo plant, Davy and Dow said in a joint statement.
“Wison Energy benefits from baseloading its new plant, and Dow benefits by gaining access to future product from a state-of-the-art facility,” said Alan Robinson, Asian business director for oxygenated solvents and LP Oxo technology licensing business director at Dow.
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