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PetroLogistics' PDH Plant Poised for On-Time Startup; Will Help Market Dynamics
10:22 AM MDT | June 23, 2010 | Lindsey Bewley
PetroLogistics says its propane dehydrogenation (PDH) plant at Houston is on schedule for a third-quarter startup. The plant will convert propane into propylene and will be the largest PDH plant in the world with the capacity to produce about 1.2 billion lb/year of propylene. PetroLogistics purchased the site from ExxonMobil in 2008 and is in the final stages of converting the former olefins plant to an on-purpose propylene facility. “The site is mechanically complete and is in the commissioning process,” says Nathan Ticatch, vice chairman and...
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