JSW Vent Recovery Compressor has been awarded for the production of LLDPE by Sasol

Japan Steel Works, Ltd. (Representative Director and President : Mr. Ikuo Sato) has been awarded by Sasol the vent recovery compressor package for its linear-low-density polyethylene (LLDPE) plant under construction near Westlake, Louisiana, USA. The JSW compressor is used in the production of LLDPE which is one of the downstream derivative plants in Sasol's new petrochemical complex utilizing ethane gas. The plant capacity is 450 KTA and uses Univation Technologies, LLC's UNIPOLâ„¢ PE Process technology. This is the third compressor award for projects indirectly sourcing shale gas and we are looking for further opportunities in mainly North America area. Beneficial operation of Sasol's petrochemical complex is expected in 2018.

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