PTT Global dominates Global Propylene Oxide Industry with World’s Largest Production Plant

Published on : Nov 22, 2019

Propylene Oxides is primarily used as ingredient in production of propylene glycol and polyether. It is also used in manufacturing everyday items. It is generally created into derivatives that are further used in different applications.

The growing demand of polyurethanes application drives the growth of global propylene oxide industry. The global capacity for Propylene Oxide is increasing fast and it is expected to increase form current capacity of 11.21mtpa to 14.96mtpa by the end of 2023.

Major stake holders of the market are actively involved in expanding their market presence with new plants and innovations. LyondellBasell is in the process of building propylene oxide plant in US that holds the potential to become the world’s largest plant. This plant will get installed to provide organic growth to company in order to meet the increasing demand of urethanes and oxyfuels along with creating valuable asset for shareholders.

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BASF and DOW Chemicals collaborate

Developments in the production process are in progress. PTT Global Chemical is collaborating with Toyota Tsusho Corporation to perform engineering studies on Propylene production which is expected to generate reliable and stable feedstock supply of propylene for propylene oxide production. Elsewhere, BASF and DOW Chemicals are working together to develop environment friendly and innovative HPPO process for Propylene Oxide production.

The fast market growth is inhibited by side effects of Propylene Oxide that include respiratory tract and eye irritation. Propylene Oxide is known to be mild Central Nervous System depressant. Occupational hazards occur with various activities including production, storage and transport of Propylene Oxide.

Prominent companies profiled in global Propyylene Oxide market include LyondellBasell Industries NV, Wanhua Chemical Group Co Ltd. and SKC Co. Ltd.

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