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Vietnam project to include 3 petchem units; partners to provide $4 billion

5:11 AM MST | January 29, 2013 | Natasha Alperowicz

The recently announced joint venture Nghi Son Refinery & Petrochemical (NSRP) project planned in Thanh Hoa Province, 180 kilometers south of Hanoi, will include 3 petrochemical production facilities in addition to a refinery, which in the first phase will have throughput of 200,000 bbl/day and use Kuwaiti crude oil. Sources tell CW that the petrochemical units will be designed to produce 240,000 m.t./year of benzene; 700,000 m.t./year of para-xylene; and 370,000 m.t./year of polypropylene.   NSRP is owned 35.1% each by Kuwait Petroleum International...

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