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Braskem-Idesa Awards Mexican Ethylene Plant Contract to Technip

1:50 AM MDT | March 31, 2011 | Natasha Alperowicz

Braskem-Idesa, a joint venture between Braskem and Idesa (Mexico City), has awarded a contract  to Technip to build its world scale ethylene plant in Mexico. The project, dubbed Ethylene XXI, will be based on ethane feedstock and produce 1.05 million m.t./year of ethylene. It will be the core facility at the Coatzacoalcos, Mexico complex.  It will also include a 300,000-m.t./year, LyondellBasell tubular process low-density polyethylene plant and two high-density polyethylene (HDPE) facilities with a combined capacity of 750,000 m.t./year. The joint...

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