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Dow and Davy Technology Chosen by Chinese Firm
10:08 AM MDT | July 14, 2008 | Chemical Week Editorial Staff
Dow Technology Licensing, a subsidiary of Dow Chemical, and Davy Process Technology (London) say their LP Oxo Technology has been selected by Lihuayi Group, a diversified Chinese enterprise, for a 250,000-m.t./year oxo-alcohols plant at Dongying, China. The plant will produce: 140,000 m.t./year of 2-ethyl hexanol (2EH); 85,000 m.t./year of n-butanol; and 24,400 m.t./year of isobutanol. It is expected to be onstream in 2010. LP Oxo Technology, jointly offered by Dow and Davy, is a low-pressure hydroformylation process that uses propylene and synthesis gas to...
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