02/23/2015

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CHINA: Qingdao Soda Ash awards Technip contract for EB/SM facility being built in China

The facility, being built in Dongjiakou Port Industrial Zone Park in Qingdao City, will utilize Badger's proprietary EBMax technology, which will be integrated with Badger's styrene technology. Basic engineering design work has begun and the plant is scheduled for mechanical completion and start-up in 2017. "This project will be one of the largest EB/SM plants in China, and the second 500,000-t/y EB/SM plant in China utilizing Badger's technology," Stan Knew, senior vice president of Technip Stone & Webster Process Technology, noted Badger Licensing is a joint venture of Technip and ExxonMobil Chemical Co. Source: Weekly "PetroChemical News", Durham, NC, USA; 9 Feb 2015
(Syed Rashid Ali, Karachi, Pakistan)

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