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PKN Orlen builds on-purpose propylene unit in Poland

12:33 PM MDT | September 1, 2014

PKN Orlen, Poland’s largest petrochemicals player, is building a metathesis unit at its Płock, Poland, manufacturing complex. The company has awarded a license and engineering design contract to CB&I to use CB&I’s olefins conversion technology to produce 100,000 m.t./year of polymer-grade propylene to meet internal needs. Feedstock for the unit will be sourced from PKN’s facilities at the Płock site. The project is one of the key developments in PKN’s petrochemical business and is slated to be onstream in late 2017, the company says. It will...

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