31 July 2012 09:35 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Energy giant ExxonMobil is currently conducting test runs at its new 300,000 tonne/year specialty elastomers unit in ?xml:namespace>
“The new specialty elastomers plant has…started up and it is in product testing mode,” the spokesman said but declined to provide the specific timeline on when the unit can start commercial operations.
The unit is part of ExxonMobil’s second petrochemical project in
The project includes a 1m tonne/year cracker and a 220-megawatt (MW) power co-generation unit.
“The project is nearing mechanical completion, and units have been progressively starting up with product qualification activities under way,” the ExxonMobil spokesman said.
“These latest milestones follow the milestone we reached in January this year, when we produced our first metallocene polymer in
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