Van Milligen, H.

Shell Global Solutions International BV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Han van Milligen is the EO Licensing Business Manager for Shell Global Solutions International BV, located at the Shell Technology Center in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. He holds an MS degree in chemical engineering from the Technical University of Delft in The Netherlands. Since joining Shell Chemicals in 1985, he has been involved in lower olefins, EO/EG and higher olefins technology and process design, and in EO/EG manufacturing and licensing.

Enhancements in EO/EG production technology

Van Milligen, H., Shell Global Solutions International BV; VanderWilp, B., Wells, G., CRI Catalyst Co.

The markets for ethylene oxide (EO) and ethylene glycol (EG) continue to see attractive growth. This means that at least one or two new plants will need to be constructed every year if the industry is to meet forecast demand.