Dow Chemicals, JV Davy Produce 2-ethylhexanol, iso butyraldehyde For PetroChina Company Limited Jieyang Guangdong China

PetroChina selects Dow, JM Davy technology

9:18 AM, 5th August 2013
PetroChina Buisness News

MIDLAND, US/LONDON, UK/SHANGHAI, CHINA: PetroChina Guangdong Petrochemical Company, a subsidiary of PetroChina Company Limited, China’s largest oil and gas producer and distributor have selected LP Oxo Technology of Johnson Matthey Davy Technologies (JM Davy) and The Dow Chemical CompanyThe technology will be used to produce 2-ethylhexanol, normal butanol and iso butyraldehyde in its major petrochemical complex in Jieyang, Guangdong, China.

The new LP Oxo unit, with a capacity of 85,000 metric tonne of 2-ethylhexanol, 235,000 metric tonne of normal butanol and 33,000 metric tonne of iso-butyraldehyde on a yearly basis, will adopt JM Davy and Dow’s LP Oxo SELECTOR 10 Technology with advanced liquid phase hydrogenation which features a high conversion of propylene to alcohols, low capital investment and easy operation.

“We are honoured that PetroChina Guangdong Petrochemical Company has selected LP Oxo Technology for one of the largest grass root oxo alcohol plant in the world. This sixth LP Oxo licence with a PetroChina group company endorses JM Davy and Dow’s long term commitment in providing best in class oxo alcohols technology to our customers. The combination of advanced technology and leading world scale capacity will bring significant benefits to PetroChina Guangdong Petrochemical Company and we are immensely proud to be associated with this important project,” said Antoine Bordet, Managing Director, JM Davy.


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