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Canadian, Kuwaiti firms approve Alberta PDH/PP project

HOUSTON, February 4, 2019 (PCW)--Pembina Pipeline and Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC) of Kuwait have decided to move forward with the construction of a joint venture 550,000 mt/yr propane dehydrogenation (PDH) and PP facility in Alberta, Canada, the companies announced today.

Startup is expected in mid-2023, subject to environmental and regulatory approvals.

The facility, which will be located next to Pemina's Redwater fractionation complex, will consume about 23,000 b/d of locally sourced propane and generate PP products, including homopolymers, impact copolymers and random copolymers. -- David Barry

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