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Dow Chemical unveils US Gulf Coast performance plastics projects

Technip completes FEED on Freeport ethylene cracker  To optimize the competitive advantage of the US glut of shale gas, the Dow Chemical Company (Dow) is planning to increase locally the number and variety of production units downward its chemical value chain. Presented as early as April 2011, the US Gulf Coast Investment Plan elaborated by …

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Lanxess to build the world largest EPDM plant in Changzhou

Foster Wheeler awarded EPC management contract On September 2012, the chemical company Lanxess AG (Lanxess) decided to build the  world largest ethylene propylene diene monomer (EPDM) plant at Changzhou, in the Jiangsu Province, China. Actually based in Leverkusen, Germany, Lanxess was established in 2005 as a separate company with a new brand from the spin off of …

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Kemya awards $3.4 billion Al-Jubail Elastomer project

ExxonMobil and Sabic to build a world scale synthetic rubber greenfield plant in Middle-East  Al-Jubail Petrochemical Company (Kemya) is a 50/50 joint venture between Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) and Exxon Chemical Arabia Inc., an affiliate of ExxonMobil Chemical Company. The two companies have collaborated closely since the joint venture was established in 1980, producing …

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Sinopec and Mitsui in $320 million JV for Shanghai ETP

Sinopec and Mitsui to create world largest EPT plant Shanghai Sinopec Mitsui Elastomers Co., Ltd. was established on 28 May 2012 to build an ethylene-propylene-diene terpolymer (EPT) production plant in Shanghai Chemical Industry Park. The plant will use metallocene catalyst in its production. It will be the world’s largest and most advanced EPT production plant …

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“EPT”

 Definition EPT stands for Ethylene Propylene diene Terpolymer. ETP is the co-polymer of ethylene, propylene and diene EPT is also called EPDM by reference to Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer Comment The primary synthetic rubbers include nitrile, isoprene, styrene-butadiene, butyl, chloroprene, polysulfide, silicone, urethane and ethylene propylene diene terpolymer (ETP) or Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer (EPDM) The synthetics …

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Green light to Kemya Al Jubail Petrochemical Expansion

The Al-Jubail Petrochemical Company (Kemya) is a joint venture between Sabic and ExxonMobil In November 2008, Sabic and ExxonMobil Chemical signed an agreement to undertake a feasibility study for establishing a new elastomers plant at Kemya. In May 2011, Sabic and ExxonMobil awarded FEED contracts for the process units of the project to Jacobs Engineering and Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding. Fluor …

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