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Ineos to build world scale alpha-olefins plant in the US, expand in Canada

5:46 AM MDT | June 27, 2013 | Natasha Alperowicz

Ineos Oligomers has announced plans to build a world scale linear alpha-olefins (LAO) plant on the Gulf Coast of the United States. The unit will have initial capacity for 350,000 m.t./year with an in built design to expand capacity by 50% to 500,000 m.t./year. “We have been working on this project for the past year and it is now ready to scale up for a new phase of activity,” says Bob Learman CEO of Ineos Oligomers. The company already has a significant footprint on the Gulf with ready access to key resources, he says. Completion is targeted for...

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