NewsFlashThai PTTGC mulls 20-30% expansion of newest ethane cracker

28 February 2012 04:59  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Thailand’s PTT Global Chemical is looking at expanding the capacity of its newest 1m tonne/year ethane cracker at Map Ta Phut by 20-30%, the company’s CEO said on Tuesday.

“We are doing a study to explore expansion opportunity. The initial study looks very promising,” PTTGC CEO Veerasak Kositpaisal told ICIS in an interview.

“Looking at the initial study, it is possible to expand another 20% or 30%,” he said.

By: Pearl Bantillo
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