Markets :: Basic Chemicals :: Petrochemicals :: MTBE
TPC Board Approves Dehydrogenation Restart
9:14 AM MDT | September 13, 2012 | Vincent Valk
TPC Group's board of directors has approved the restart project of the company's dehydrogenation facility in Houston. The $265-million project will refurbish and restart the assets to produce on-purpose isobutylene with a capacity of 650 million pounds/year from isobutane feedstock. The isobutylene will serve as a feedstock for many of the company's other production operations, including methyl tert-butyl ether, polyisobutylene, high-purity isobutylene and diisobutylene. It is expected to start up in the second half of 2014, TPC says. According to regulatory...
This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.
Forgot your user ID or password?
Not an IHS Chemical Week member yet?
Here's why you should be:
100% Satisfaction Guarantee