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Petrobras to use Chiyoda's Acetica acetic acid process in gas-to-chemicals complex

7:07 AM MDT | October 28, 2012 | Natasha Alperowicz

Petrobras has licensed the Chiyoda Acetica acetic acid technology for a previously announced gas-to-chemicals complex at Linhares in southeast Brazil. The technology was licensed through Foster Wheeler (FW), which is acting as integrator for the complex. It will be used in a 200,000-m.t./year facility within the complex, which will also produce ammonia, urea, methanol and formic acid.   Chiyoda will provide the process design package, technical assistance and training services during the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) phase. Chiyoda’s...

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