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Shell's Singapore Ethylene Cracker Complex

Update Shell on track for new EO, ethoxylates units in Singapore

(recasts leads, add details on new ethylene oxide and ethoxylates expansion project and polyols expansion project)

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Shell’s plan to expand its high-purity ethylene oxide and ethoxylates production capacity in Singapore is current progressing as planned following the completion of a debottlenecking project at its cracker on Bukom Island, a company spokesperson said on Thursday.

The energy major is building a high-purity ethylene oxide (HPEO) purification column with an initial capacity of 140,000 tonne/year and two world-scale ethoxylation units with a combined capacity of 140,000 tonnes/year on Jurong Island in Singapore.

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