Propylene supply to Braskem has started from Replan, in Paulínia, in the state of São Paulo as per an agreement reached with Petrobras,. About 260,000 tpa will be delivered through the pipeline that connects the two units. The Braskem plant in Paulínia has the capacity to produce 350,000 tpa of polypropylene.
The Replan pipeline supply will be complemented by Revap truck supply from São José dos Campos. The latter had already been a propylene supplier for the Paulínia unit.