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Williams Considers Building Canada's First PDH Unit

July 19, 2012 | Lindsey Bewley

Williams Co. (Tulsa, OK) says it is considering building a propane dehydrogenation (PDH) facility in Alberta. The proposed PDH unit would have the capacity to produce about 1 billion lbs/year of propylene. The company estimates capital expenditures of about $600 million to $800 million that would be funded primarily with international cash on hand.   The PDH unit would allow Williams to significantly increase its production of polymer-grade propylene from its Canadian operations. Williams would use the propane it recovers at its Redwater, AB facility as...

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