September 2011

Trends and Resources

HP Construction: South America

As of 2013, Braskem will reportedly have yet another alternative feedstock source. In addition to sugarcane ethanol, which is used to make green plastic, the company will begin using naphtha made from..

Meche, Helen, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

As of 2013, Braskem will reportedly have yet another alternative feedstock source. In addition to sugarcane ethanol, which is used to make green plastic, the company will begin using naphtha made from post-consumption recycled plastic. The product will be supplied by Nova-energia, a company from the Wastech Group located in Bahia state specializing in waste treatment, which will build its first advanced recycling plant along the Cia Aeroporto highway in Salvador, Bahia. Braskem is expected to acquire initially 1.4 million liters/yr of naphtha made from plastic waste, which will be processed at its basic petrochemicals unit in the Camaçari complex. The plant will process 450 tpd of was

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