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Samsung-BP Adds Acetic Acid Capacity in Korea

5:10 AM MDT | June 14, 2011 | Natasha Alperowicz

Samsung-BP Chemicals Co. (Ulsan, Korea) will debottleneck its acetic capacity plant at the Ulsan complex. The company owned 51% by BP and 49% by Samsung will add 100,000 m.t./year capacity during the planned maintenance to be started in mid September. The extra capacity will be available at the end of the one month maintenance period. Samsung-BP's total acetic acid capacity at the site will rise to 600,000 m.t./year. The plant uses the BP Cativa methanol-based process technology. The joint venture will require an additional 30,000 m.t./year of methanol to feed...

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