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Ruhr Oel Expands Ethylene Capacity in Germany

12:12 PM MST | November 7, 2007 | Chemical Week Editorial Staff

Ruhr Oel, a 50-50 joint venture between BP and Petroleos de Venezuela, is increasing capacity of its Gelsenkirchen, Germany ethylene plants under a previously announced plan to replace several furnaces (CW, April 19, 2006, p. 7). Capacity of the two crackers, roughly equal in size, will go up by a combined 100,000 m.t./year, to 1.1 million m.t./year. Completion is due soon, BP...

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