New projects and permanent plant shutdowns, July 4-16, 2012

27 July 2012 00:00  [Source: ICB]

NEW PROJECTS AND PERMANENT PLANT shutdowns

july 4-16, 2012


NEW PROJECTS
Company Location Product Capacity* Process Contractor Cost Start-up Status
BASF Ludwigshafen, Germany vinylformamide (VFA) (x)100% - - part of three-digit million euro end 2014 P
Ludwigshafen and Zhenjiang, Jiangsu, China VFA polymerisation (x) - - part of three-digit million euro end 2014 P
Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL)/LG Chem Kerala, India (adjacent to BPCL refinery) propylene 500,000 fluid catalytic cracking - - 2016 P
DuPont Nevada, Iowa, US cellulosic ethanol 27.5m gal/year corn stover feedstock KBR: engineering and procurement - 2013/2014 E
Enterprise Products Texas, US polymer grade propylene 750,000 propane dehydrogenation: CATOFIN CB&I: basic engineering - - E
Evonik Industries/Varshavsky Group Volgodonsk, Russia amino acid L-lysine Biolys 100,000 Evonik fermentation - - 2014 A
JBF Petrochemicals Mangalore, India purified terephthalic acid (PTA) 1.25m BP - - end 2014 E
Linde Group Batangas, Philippines (JG Summit Petrochemicals Corp site) nitrogen and hydrogen - - - $15m - P
Jishen Chemical Jilin, China propylene oxide (PO) 300,000 - - $394m October 2013 U
Juhua Group Corp Quzhou, Zhejiang, China caprolactam (capro) 100,000 - - - Q1 2014 U
Petroleum Chemicals and Petrochemical Investment Region (PCPIR) Cuddalore and Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu, India petrochemicals - - - $1.7bn - S
Qatar Petroleum (QP)/Qatar Petrochemical Co (QAPCO) Ras Laffan, Qatar, United Arab Emirates (UAE) ethylene 850,000 Technip - part of $5.5bn 2018 P
QP/Shell Chemicals Ras Laffan, Qatar, UAE monoethylene glycol (MEG) up to 1.5m - - part of $6.4bn 2016 E
linear alpha olefins 300,000 - - part of $6.4bn 2016 E
oxo alcohols 250,000 - - part of $6.4bn 2016 E
Qenos Altona, Melbourne, Australia ethylene (x)10%; 220,000 debottlenecking - - Q1 2013 P
Shanghai Sinopec Mitsui Chemicals (SSMC) Shanghai, China phenol 250,000 - - - end 2013 U
acetone 150,000 - - - end 2013 U
Shanxi Xiangkuang Hongtong Changzhi, Shanxi, China MEG 200,000 syngas feedstock - $409m - U
Sibur Tobolsk, Russia polypropylene (PP) 500,000 LyondellBasell - - 2017 E
Linde Kalinganagar, Odisha, India (Tata Steel site) industrial gases 2,400 tonnes/day - - €80m 2014 P
VNHK Nakhodka, Primorsky, Russia polyethylene (PE) - INEOS - - - E
PP 600,000 INEOS - - - E

PERMANENT PLANT shutdowns
Company Location Product Capacity Process Contractor Cost Shutdown
Table -bodycopy bold Table - Bodycopy xxxxxx xxx - - - xx
xxxxxx xxxx - - - xx

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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