Chemical Week Magazine :: New Construction Projects
Thai Oil and Mitsui & Co. form LAB venture, Hyundai awarded contract
7:00 AM MDT | August 9, 2013
Thai Oil, via its wholly owned subsidiary Thai Paraxylene (TPX), has formed a joint venture, named Labix, with Mitsui & Co. to build Southeast Asiaâ€™s first integrated linear alkylbenzene (LAB) complex at Thai Oilâ€™s Sriracha, Thailand, refinery. Labix is owned 75% by TPX and 25% by Mitsui. The facility will be designed to produce 100,000 m.t./year of LAB and is expected onstream in 2015. UOP is providing its process technology for the plant. A Hyundai (Seoul) consortium comprising Hyundai Engineering and Hyundai Engineering & Construction has secured...
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