VIETNAM: Vung Ro Petroleum launches construction on Phu Yen Refinery & Petchem Complex

The project, located in the Hoa Tam Commune, includes an 8-million-t/y refinery and the production of polypropylene, benzene, toluene, gasoline and other products. Operations are scheduled to begin in 2017.

As part of this project, Vung Ro Petroleum earlier this year selected Ineos Technologies Innovene polypropylene technology for a 900,000-t/y plant that will produce homopolymers, random copolymers and impact copolymers

Source: Weekly "PetroChemical News", Durham, NC, USA; 15 Sept 2014
(Syed Rashid Ali, Karachi, Pakistan)