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LG Chem Selects UOP Technology to Increase Ethylene Capacity

11:49 PM MST | December 4, 2009 | Deepti Ramesh

UOP says LG Chem has selected UOP’s distillation and mass transfer equipment to increase ethylene production at LG Chem’s petrochemical plant at Yeosu, South Korea. LG Chem will use UOP’s SimulFlow technology to increase throughput of feedstock, allowing LG Chem to increase ethylene production starting in 2010, when the unit comes online. This will be the first commercial application of SimulFlow technology, UOP...

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