Under the agreement, both the plants will use Lummus' proprietary Novolen process reactors and proprietary NHP catalyst to increase the production of polypropylene. This move will act as a catalyst to meet India's growing demand for plastics.
Texas/USA – Mc Dermott International has recently announced that it has been awarded two sizeable technology contracts for the license and basic engineering design of a 200 KTA polypropylene plant in Barauni, India, as well as a 420 KTA polypropylene plant in Gujarat, India.
The contracts have been awarded by Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL), the leading refiner and a major petrochemical player in India. Both plants will use Lummus' proprietary Novolen process reactors and proprietary NHP catalyst to produce a wide range of leading polypropylene products for the Indian and regional markets.
Mc Dermott's Lummus Technology is one of the leading licensors of proprietary petrochemicals, refining, gasification and gas processing technologies, and a supplier of proprietary catalysts and related engineering. With a heritage spanning more than 100 years, encompassing approximately 3,100 patents and patent applications, Lummus Technology provides one of the industry's most diversified technology portfolios to the hydrocarbon processing sector.