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Shell to increase capacity at petrochemical complex in Singapore

9:25 PM MST | November 14, 2012 | Deepti Ramesh

Shell says it has taken a final investment decision to debottleneck its steam cracker at Bukom Island, Singapore. This is expected to increase the capacity of olefins and aromatics by more than 20%. Shell had first announced plans to debottleneck its Singapore cracker last year. Engineering work for the debottlenecking will take place during the next maintenance turn-around of the cracker, Shell says. The ethylene cracker opened in March 2010 and is a major component of the Shell Eastern Petrochemicals Complex (SEPC) project, Shell’s largest-ever...

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