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Plant Watch KBR to provide technology package for ammonia/urea plant in Indonesia February 7, 2013 — KBR (Houston; www.kbr.com) has announced that it was selected by PT Pupuk Sriwidjaja Palembang, to provide licensing, engineering services and proprietary equipment for a new 2,000 metric tons (m.t.) per day ammonia and 2,750-m.t./d urea plant located in Palembang, South Sumatra, Indonesia. The plant will be designed using KBR’s Purifier technology. Construction of the grassroots facility is part of a consortium between Rekayasa and Toyo Engineering Corp. Rekayasa will be responsible for the ammonia and Toyo Engineering will be responsible for urea.   Lanxess to build new pigment plant in China January 28, 2013 — Lanxess AG (Leverkusen, Germany; www.lanxess.com) is investing about €55 million to build a facility for iron-oxide red pigments at the Ningbo Chemical Park on the Chinese East Coast. Production capacity is scheduled for the 1st Q of 2015 with an initial capacity of 25,000 m.t./yr.   Butyric acid debottleneck project will add capacity January 25, 2013 — Eastman Chemical Co. (Kingsport, Tenn.; www.eastman.com) is planning to debottleneck the butyric acid production capacity at its Kingsport,…
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