Posts Tagged ‘Polyester’

Oman Oil in progress with Sohar Petrochemical complex project

Takamul to call for tender Sohar PTA and PET projects The joint venture Oman International Petrochemical Industry Company (OIPIC) between the State-owned companies Takamul Investment Company (Takamul), Oman Oil Company (OOC) and the South Korean LG Corporation (LG) is preparing the call for tender to invite engineering companies to bid […]

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Oman Oil accelerates downstream with Takamul petrochemical projects

Takamul at FEED stage for Salalah Ammonia Project The Omani Takamul Investment Company (Takamul) is moving forward in the downstream sector with petrochemical projects at Salalah in the south of the Sultanate and at Sohar in the north. Acting as the chemical branch of the Oman Oil Company (OOC or […]

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ChemaWEyaat and Indorama sign for Madeenat Aromatics project

Indorama takes seat in Tacaamol Al-Gharbia Complex The Thai chemical company Indorama Ventures (Indorama) and the local Abu Dhabi National Chemicals Corporation (ChemaWEyaat) signed an agreement to establish the joint venture Abu Dhabi Chemicals Integration Company (Tacaamol) to design and build the first phase of the Madeenat ChemaWEyaat Al Gharbia […]

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M&G to build world largest PET single line in Texas Corpus Christi

M&G to invest $1 billion in PET and PTA plants in USA The Italian company Mossi & Ghisolfi Gruppo (M&G Group) made the final investment decision (FID) for to build a greenfield polyethylene terephthalate (PET) and purified terephthalic acid (PTA) plants in Corpus Christi in Texas, USA. M&G Group is a […]

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Polyester

Definition Polyester is a generic name referring to polymers made of repeated units of an ester molecule under the COO form. Polyester is produced by reaction of carbonated acids (Terephthalic acids) with alcohols (dihydric alcohols) and elimination of water. Comments These polymeric groups of repeated ester units can form long […]

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RIL awards Technip and CB&I for Jamnagar Ethylene and Paraxylene

Reliance to gear up on $11 billion Jamnagar refinery expansion Reliance Industry Ltd (Reliance or RIL) is making major steps in the expansion of its refinery located in Jamnagar, Gujarat, India. With $11 billion capital expenditure, Reliance is planning  one of the brownfield largest expansion of energy and petrochemical projects gobally. Commissioned on July 1999 with an installed refining capacity of 668,000 b/d, 1.9 million t/y Polypropylene and […]

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GS Caltex, Showa Shell and Taiyo go for Korean Paraxylene

MoU for 1 million t/y Paraxylene extension in Yeosu Showa Shell Sekiyu K. K. (Showa Shell) from Japan, GS Caltex from South Korea, and Taiyo Oil from Japan signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for new Paraxylene (PX) project at GS Caltex Petrochemical complex in Yeosu, South Korea. In the […]

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Paraxylene

Definition Paraxylene is one of the three DimethylBenzene isomers and therefore belongs to the Aromatics family, so called BTX where X stands for Xylene. Paraxylene is also called P-Xylene or even PX. Paraxylene is a colorless liquid. Comments Paraxylene is obtained by the distillation of camphor with zincchloride. Then Paraxylene can […]

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Zhejiang Hengyi Refinery project takes shape in Brunei

$4 billion for first Brunei Refinery & Aromatics complex Zhejiang Hengyi Petrochemicals co.ltd (Zhejiang Hengyi) is the largest polyester fibers manufacturer in China. Founded in 1994 it is a privately owned company. Zhejiang Hengyi is planning to build an integrated refinery and petrochemical complex at Pulau Muara Besar in Brunei Darussalam with  the country’s first aromatics […]

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“PET”

Definition:“PET” is the acronym of Poly-Ethylene Terephthalate, oftently written Polyethylene Terephthalate. It is a thermoplastic polymer resin from the Polyester family. Comments: The term polyethylene terephthalate is a source of confusion because this substance, PET, does not contain polyethylene PET is a high performance, recyclable, polymer, ranking third in terms of volume of global consumption and […]

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