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Evonik cancels HPPO project in India with Gujarat Alkalies

1:49 AM MST | November 28, 2012 | Deepti Ramesh

Evonik Industries tells CW that the company has abandoned negotiations with Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals Ltd. (GACL; Vadodara, India) for the previously announced hydrogen peroxide–to–propylene oxide (HPPO) project at Dahej, India. Evonik and GACL signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the project in January 2011. According to the agreement, Evonik planned to build a hydrogen peroxide plant, and GACL planned to build a propylene oxide (PO) plant. The companies aimed to produce PO using HPPO technology developed jointly by Evonik...

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