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Mitsubishi to Supply Compressor Trains for Braskem Idesa Ethylene XXI Project

10:54 AM MDT | March 30, 2012 | Kara Sissell

Braskem (São Paulo) says it has a signed a deal with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to supply three compressor trains for the planned 1.05 million m.t./year Ethylene XXI complex at Coatzacoalcos, Mexico with jv partner Idesa (Mexico City). The equipment will include a charge gas compressor train, which compresses gas produced by thermally cracking natural gas, and two trains with ethylene and propylene refrigeration compressors, Braskem says. "Together the three trains consist of five compressors, three steam turbines to drive the compressors, and...

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