INEOS, one of Petrochemicals Europe’s member company, announced on 15 January Antwerp as the location of the first petrochemicals steam cracker to be built in Europe in 20 years.

The €3 billion project includes the construction of an ethane gas cracker and a world-scale PDH unit in Europe.  The new petrochemical complex will be located at  INEOS’ existing sites in Europe making polymers and will be connected by pipeline to a number of INEOS ethylene and propylene derivative units in the region.

For further information, please read INEOS press release.