MOSCOW (MRC) -- Reliance Industries has chosen the LyondellBasell Lupotech T process technology for its low density polyethylene (LDPE) plant to be constructed at the company's refinery in Jamnagar, India, according to LyondellBasell's press release.
According to Bob Patel, Senior Vice President of Olefins and Polyolefins, Europe, Asia, International and Technology at LyondellBasell, this is the company's 23rd Lupotech T license granted over the past 10 years with nearly 11 million tonnes of licensed capacity to date.
Among the Lupotech T process technology main features are low manufacturing and investment costs with capacities of up to 450 KTA, a superior product portfolio, fast start up and grade changes, and a high on-stream factor. Due to these features, LyondellBasell technology is the first-class choice for the world scale production of LDPE and ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) copolymers.
We remind that in the first half of December two companies selected LyondellBeasell's technologies, as MRC reported earlier. Thus, the largest coal company in the world, China Shenhua Coal to Liquid and Chemical Co. selected the LyondellBasell Lupotech T process technology for a 270 KT per year low density polyethylene (LDPE) plant to be built in Xinjiang, China. Besides, Petronas chose the Spheripol technology from LyondellBasell for two 300 KTA polypropylene (PP) units to be located in Pengerang, Malaysia.
LyondellBasell is one of the world’s largest plastics, chemical and refining companies. LyondellBasell products and technologies are used to make items that improve the quality of life for people around the world including packaging, electronics, automotive parts, home furnishings, construction materials and biofuels.