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OPaL to use Mitsui technology at Dahej plant
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Jul '11
Mitsui Chemicals Inc announced that it will provide manufacturing technology for high-density polyethylene (HDPE) to India's ONGC Petro additions Limited (OPaL).

Engineering, procurement, construction, and commissioning work of the new plant will be handled by Samsung Engineering Co Ltd.

OutlineLicensed Technology : Mitsui Chemicals proprietary HDPE manufacturing technology
Location : Dahej Economic Zone, Gujarat, India
Annual Capacity : 340,000 tons
Date : June 28, 2011
Commercial Operation : 2014 (tentative)

OPaL is a joint venture company of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (A K Hazarika, Chairman & Managing Director). The current HDPE plant will be at the downstream unit of the Mega Petrochemical project which OPaL is currently constructing in Dahej, Gujarat, India.

Mitsui Chemicals' proprietary HDPE manufacturing technology enables production of high quality HDPE and the process has been highly evaluated on the global market. The current OPaL project brings the total annual production capacity in India (including two other plants) using our HDPE manufacturing technology to 860,000 tons or globally to 6.2 million tons per year.

Mitsui Chemicals positions HDPE and polypropylene manufacturing technology licensing as a core business. The Company will continue to develop technology to sharpen its competitive edge to allow further expansion of its licensing operations.

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