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Nova announces Joffre LLDPE expansion startup
HOUSTON, January 17, 2017 (PCW) -- Nova Chemicals announced today that it has begun shipping LLDPE butene from its new 1 billion lbs/yr reactor to customers.
The new reactor in Joffre, Alberta is fully operational and selling prime material, the company said in a press release.
The expansion brings Nova's total PE capacity to approximately 5 billions lbs/yr.
Nova is a wholly owned subsidiary of the International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC), based in United Arab Emirates. -- David Barry