propylene oxide


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pro′pylene ox′ide


n.
a colorless liquid epoxide, C3H6O, similar to ethylene oxide: used mainly for making propylene glycol.
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Under the agreement, Sadara will supply ethylene oxide (EO) and propylene oxide (PO) to SDC via pipeline.
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BASF remains globally committed to propylene oxide and its respective value chains.
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Both parties are developing a full range of polyols (a polyurethane building block) and styrene monomer propylene oxide (SMPO) plants at the existing Sadaf site, which is located in one of the world's largest and most competitive petrochemical complexes -- the Al Jubail industrial zone on Saudi Arabia's eastern coast," said a statement.
The JV, to be known as Nanjing Jinling Huntsman New Materials Co Ltd, will seek to complete the propylene oxide (PO) and methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) facility by the end of 2014.
Foster Wheeler has been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction management contract for a propylene oxide unit in Jubail.