CB&I licenses technology to China coal group for new polypropylene project

CB&I on Tuesday was awarded a contract by Huating Coal Group for the license, basic engineering and related services for a polypropylene plant at the Huating industrial development area in China.

The plant will use the Novolen advanced gas-phase polymerization technology for the production of the full scope of polypropylene homopolymers, random copolymers and impact copolymers.

The plant will be part of an integrated 600,000 tpy coal-to-methanol project, which started production at the end of 2010.

The 200,000 tpy polypropylene plant is expected to start up in 2014.

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