PetroChina Fushun Petrochemical Company has selected Dow´s UNIPOL™ Polypropylene Process Technology for its new 300000 tpa polypropylene facility. The plant will be built in Fushun, Liaoning Province, PRC, and is scheduled for completion in 2010. The world-scale facility is the fourth polypropylene plant in China over the past 24 months to use UNIPOL™ Polypropylene Technology from Dow Technology Licensing (DTL), a business group of The Dow Chemical Company. Aker Kvaerner will provide the extended process design package and technical advisory services. This is the third polypropylene project in China that Aker Kvaerner has been awarded within the last year.
The PetroChina Fushun license agreement includes production capability for the broadest range of polypropylene resins, including: homopolymers, random copolymers and impact copolymers for various grades of plastics. The well-proven UNIPOL™ Polypropylene Technology, high performance SHAC™ Catalyst Systems and other leading products available under the license agreement give PetroChina a cost-effective, long-term solution for addressing polypropylene demand.