HOUSTON (ICIS)--LyondellBasell is considering a new metathesis unit as a possible outlet for the new ethylene capacity the company is adding through debottlenecking projects, the CEO said on Friday.
Such a unit would produce propylene from ethylene. The metathesis unit would thus provide LyondellBasell a route to produce propylene from ethane, versus the monomer's more common raw materials, such as oil-based feedstocks and propane.more >>
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