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Chandra Asri completes major naphtha-cracker expansion project

By Mary Page Bailey |

PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk (CAP; Jakarta, Indonesia; www.chandra-asri.com) announced the successful completion of the naphtha cracker capacity-expansion project, which has been ongoing since Sept. 2013. After the expansion, the annual production capacity of CAP petrochemical products will increase by up to 43%, with ethylene capacity increased from 600,000 to 860,000 metric tons per year (m.t./yr), propylene capacity increased from 320,000 to 470,000 m.t./yr, py-gas capacity increased from 280,000 to 400,000 m.t./yr and mixed C4 capacity increased from 220,000 to 315,000 m.t./yr.

In conjunction, CAP has also announced the appointment of Piboon Sirinantanakul as a new member of the company’s Board of Directors.

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