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Baytown ethylene-to-butene plant receives funding
HOUSTON, November 17, 2016 (PCW) -- SBE Chemical Partners announced it has secured funding and awarded an EPC contract for a new ethylene-to-butene-1 facility in Baytown, TX.
The Raven plant, which is expected to start up in 2018, will supply an undisclosed amount of on-purpose butene-1.
Butene-1 is a linear alpha olefin (LAO) commonly used as a comonomer in the production of HDPE and LLDPE.
The project was developed by Evonik and Quanta Capital. -- David Barry