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Gail Selects Axens AlphaButol Technology for Butene Plant

2:14 AM MDT | May 29, 2012 | Natasha Alperowicz

Gail India has selected the Axens AlphaButol technology to produce butene-1 at its Pata, India manufacturing complex. The new ethylene dimerization unit will be designed to produce 20,000 m.t./year of the polyethylene co-monomer. The AlphaButol process is based on homogeneous catalysis.   Gail operates a gas-based integrated petrochemical complex at Pata with capacity for 410,000 m.t./year of polyethylene. The complex is currently being expanded to 900,000 m.t./year. The company also has a 70% share in Brahmaputra Cracker and Polymer, which is building a...

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