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Enterprise to Boost Propylene Fractionation Capacity

11:06 AM MDT | May 16, 2011 | —LINDSEY BEWLEY

Enterprise Products Partners says it will expand polymer-grade propylene (PGP) fractionation facility at Mont Belvieu, TX by the first quarter of 2013. The expansion will add about 7,500 barrels per day (bpd), or 500 million lbs/year, of PGP production. When complete, the full expansion will increase Enterprise’s net PGP capacity at Mont Belvieu by more than 10%, from 73,000 bpd, or about 4.9 billion lbs/year, to roughly 80,500 bpd, or about 5.4 billion lbs/ year, Enterprise says. Enterprise enhancement: The expansion will boost propylene capacity by more...

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