Tesoro Corporation to Start Petchem Feedstock Production in USA

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24 Jul 2014 14:01 Valerie Rose

CHEMMONITOR.COM - US-based Tesoro Corporation is going to manufacture petrochemical feedstock with the help of its refining facilities at the West Coast of the USA. The company will invest about USD 400 million in the project, which aims at accumulating intermediate feedstock.

The company is able to recover approximately 15,000 barrels of mixed xylene (MX) per day at its refinery in Anacortes (Washington).

The projected petchem project is forecast to go on stream in 2017.

Mixed xylene will be exported to Asian markets.

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