Chinese EPDM plant to use Italian technology

Chinese EPDM plant to use Italian technologyITALIAN petrochemical technology firm FasTech has licensed its EPDM technology to petrochemical firm Shaanxi Yanchang Petroleum Yanan Energy and Chemical that will build a 50,000 tonne/year-plant in Xian. Yanchang’s plant will start up in 2014 and will be fed with monomers to be produced in the new methanol to olefins (MTO)
plant, which Yanchang is building in the same location. FasTech will supply Yanchang with an extended
Process Design Package (PDP) and other technical services. Chengdu-based Chengda Engineering will subsequently develop the engineering services for the plant.(PRA)