New Propylene Oxide (PO) and Tertiary Butyl Alcohol (TBA) Plant to Be Launched on the US Gulf Coast

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26 Aug 2014 16:47 Valerie Rose

CHEMMONITOR.COM – LyondellBasell is going to construct a facility manufacturing propylene oxide (PO) and tertiary butyl alcohol (TBA) on the US Gulf Coast. The plant will produce about 900 million pounds of PO per year and 2 billion pounds of TBA and its derivatives per year. The plant is likely to be operational in 2019.
The future plant will produce PO to satisfy the rising demand for polyurethanes applied in the production of furniture, carpets and car seats.

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