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Exxon cracker start-up

4:49 PM MDT | June 24, 2013

ExxonMobil Chemical has started producing ethylene at its new 1-million m.t./year cracker in Singapore. The plant forms part of a multibillion-dollar expansion that was completed in December 2012. The project includes 2 new polyethylene plants, each with a capacity of 650,000 m.t./year; a 500,000-m.t./year polypropylene plant; a 300,000-m.t./year metallocene elastomers unit; a 125,000-m.t./year oxo alcohols unit; an 80,000-m.t./year para -xylene expansion; and 340,000 m.t./year of...

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