China: Production of Petrochemicals Chinese Petrochemical Complex to Use PP and HDPE Technologies from Lyondell Basell
Liaoning Bora Petrochemical has selected Lyondell Basell’s polypropylene (PP) and polyethylene (PE) technologies for three new plants in its new petrochemical complex in Panjin, Liaoning Province, China.
Rotterdam/The Netherlands — The complex will include two polypropylene units with a combined annual capacity of 600 KT which will use the company’s Spherizone and Spheripol PP process technologies. The polypropylene plants will be complemented with a 350 KT per year high density polyethylene (HDPE) plant operating on the Hostalen ACP process technology.
Mr. Zhao Jiandong, Vice President of Liaoning Bora Petrochemical Company stated, “Lyondell Basell has a strong reputation in polymer process technologies. Employing these in our new petrochemical complex enables us to produce high quality products reliably and economically.”
In addition to the three selected technologies, the manufacturer’s portfolio of licensed polyolefin processes and associated technical services includes a high-pressure technology for the production of Low density Polyethylene (LDPE) and ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) copolymers, an add-on technology for the production of specialty polypropylene products using single-site catalyst systems and a gas-phase process technology for the production of LLDPE, MDPE and HDPE.