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Asia Pacific

01.01.2012  |  Meche, Helen,  Hydrocarbon Processing Staff, Houston, TX

Keywords: [construction] [petrochemicals] [alcohols] [EPC] [project management] [elastomers]

Davy Process Technology Ltd., a Johnson Matthey company, and The Dow Chemical Co.’s Oxygenated Solvents Business, have announced that Wison (Nanjing) Clean Energy Co., Ltd., has selected LP Oxo SELECTOR 10 technology for its new oxo alcohols plant in Nanjing, China. With this licence, Wison Energy will build a LP Oxo plant with a capacity of 125 kiloton/yr of 2-ethylhexanol and 125 kiloton/yr of butanols.

Wison Energy’s Nanjing plant operates a 600-kiloton/yr carbon-monoxide plant and supplies carbon-monoxide, synthesis gas, hydrogen and methanol to other facilities located in the Nanjing Chemical Industry Park.


Michelin Siam Co., Ltd., has awarded Technip a lump-sum turnkey engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for a new elastomer composite plant to be built in Southern Region Industrial Estate, Songkhla Province, Thailand.

The contract is in line with Technip’s strategy to expand its business base, including its onshore segment. It covers preliminary engineering, detailed engineering, project management, procurement, construction, pre-commissioning and commissioning, and startup assistance. The plant will produce rubber composites.

Technip’s operating center in Bangkok, Thailand, will execute the contract, which is scheduled to be completed at the beginning of 2013. HP



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