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Lotte Chemical plans new cracker, MEG plants in US

by ChemOrbis Editorial Team - content@chemorbis.com
  • 29/10/2015 (13:56)
Along with plans for a brand new ethane cracker, Lotte Chemical USA Corp is also planning a new MEG plant in Lake Charles, Louisiana, USA with a capacity of 700,000 tons/year. Samsung Engineering reported that it has been chosen for an early works contract for the new MEG plant.

According to the company’s statement, Samsung will provide detailed engineering and procurement for critical items. The consortium partner CB&I will provide pre-construction consultation.

The ethane cracker is a joint venture with Eagle US 2, a subsidiary of Axiall, called LACC. The new cracker will have 1 mil tons/year capacity and will be located near the Lake Charles petrochemical complex.
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