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Shell Starts Operations at New Singapore Cracker

1:30 AM MDT | March 24, 2010 | Robert Westervelt

Shell Chemicals has successfully started up the ethylene plant at its Shell Eastern Petrochemicals Complex (SEPC) in Singapore. The complex has a capacity of 800,000 m.t./year of ethylene, as well as 450,000 m.t. of propylene and 230,000 m.t. of benzene. The plant was producing on-specification ethylene on March 22, Shell says. “The completion of the [Singapore complex] will create Shell’s biggest, fully integrated refinery and petrochemicals hub, bringing economic and efficiency benefits in terms of operations, logistics and feedstock,” says...

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