01 April 2012 18:11 [Source: ICIS news]
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State-owned oil producer Petrobras, which has a major stake in Braskem, has worked on the size and basic structure of the long-delayed refining and petrochemical project, which is tied to Petrobras’s production from its giant offshore pre-salt oil and gas reserves. It is expected to be the largest petrochemical complex in
The complex will come on-stream between 2016 and 2018, Chammas said on the sidelines of the AFPM International Petrochemical Conference (IPC).
It will include two refineries while its cracker is expected to be fed with ethane as well as liquids, it was revealed last year. The refining capacity is needed to help meet
Hosted by the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM), the IPC continues through Tuesday.
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