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Bio-ETBE: Business Builds at LyondellBasell

4:47 AM MDT | August 19, 2009 | Alex Scott

LyondellBasell’s sales of Bio-ethyl tertiary butyl ether (Bio-ETBE), a biofuel derived from ethanol and isobutylene, which is used as an additive in gasoline, are growing "significantly," with particularly strong demand from Japan, says Willemien Terpstra, v.p./Fuels Europe and International at LyondellBasell. To meet demand growth the company says in the fourth quarter of this year that it plans to start up a new bio-ETBE unit at Channelview, TX, converted from a former methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) facility. Financial details relating to...

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