China: Petrochemicals Lyondell Basell’s Technologies Selected for Zhejiang’s Five New Plants
The licensed technologies include polypropylene, high-density polyethylene and low-density polyethylene for the five new plants. With a capacity of almost 2 million tonnes, this is the largest volume of new capacity ever licensed by Lyondell Basell.
Rotterdam/Netherlands – Lyondell Basell has recently announced that Zhejiang Petroleum & Chemical Co. (ZPCC) has selected Lyondell Basell’s world-leading polypropylene (PP), high-density polyethylene (HDPE) and low-density polyethylene (LDPE) technologies for five new plants.
The plants will be built at Zhoushan City in ZPCC’s petrochemical complex in Zhoushan City, P.R. China. The complex will include two 450 KTA polypropylene plants that will utilise Lyondell Basell’s Spherizone PP process technology and two low-density polyethylene plants, 300 and 400 KTA respectively, which will utilise Lupotech T process technology.
The complex will also include a 350 KTA high-density polyethylene plant which will utilise Hostalen ACP process technology. At a total capacity of almost 2 million tonnes, these new licenses constitute the largest volume of new capacity ever licensed by Lyondell Basell in a single location.