Petrochemical Industry World's Largest Liquid Cracker Project Underway in Egypt

Editor: Dominik Stephan

General Electric builds the world's largest liquid cracker: The American company has signed a $ 500 million agreement to build a naphtha unit at a petrochemicals complex on the Gulf of Suez, Egypt, for Carbon Holdings...

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Cairo/Egypt – The cracker comes as a part of Carbon's $ 4.8 billion Tahrir Petrochemicals project in Ain Sokhna, company executives confirmed. Construction is expected to start in 2014, with an estimated duration of 50 months. GE and Carbon will provide technologies including gas and steam turbines, generators, water filtration and desalination equipment and compressors technology.