07/24/2013

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THAILAND: PTTGC approves capital increase to support Phenol 2 expansion

Phenol 2, which is expected to begin commercial operations by the third quarter of 2015, will use approximately 220,000 t/y of benzene and 119,000 t/y of propylene as the main feedstock, adding value to PTTGC's value chain.

Posco Engineering (Thailand) Co. has been awarded a contract for construction of the Phenol 2 project. (Syed Rashid Ali, Karachi, Pakistan)
Source: Weekly "PetroChemical News", Durham, NC, USA; 1 July 2013

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