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Oxea plans 2-EH and propanol expansions at Bay City

9:54 AM MDT | March 21, 2014 | Clay Boswell

Oxea has begun basic engineering for a 2-ethylhexanol (2-EH) unit and a propanol unit at its Bay City, TX, facility. Both are scheduled to start up in late 2016, the company says. The new units are additional to an ongoing expansion that will increase the Bay City plant’s output of butanol and propanol by 25% in the second half of 2014.


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