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Ethylene Cracker Shell Inaugurates Cracker in Singapore

Editor: Manja Wühr

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The new ethylene cracker at Shell Eastern Petrochemicals Complex has a capacity of 800 000 tonnes per annum. (Picture: Shell)
The new ethylene cracker at Shell Eastern Petrochemicals Complex has a capacity of 800 000 tonnes per annum. (Picture: Shell)

Singapore (fel) – Shell has started up an ethylene cracker at its Shell Eastern Petrochemicals Complex in Singapore, producing on-specification ethylene. The complex has a capacity of 800 000 tonnes of ethylene per annum, as well as 450 000 tonnes of propylene and 230 000 tonnes of benzene. These olefins and aromatics products are petrochemical ’building blocks’ that will be used for downstream chemical plants located on Jurong Island, including the Shell mono-ethylene glycol plant.

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