INEOS Oligomers announces a 25% debottlenecking of its Isoamylene unit in Cologne (Germany), expected to be fully effective by mid-2023
INEOS Oligomers announces a 25% debottlenecking of its Isoamylene unit in Cologne (Germany), expected to be fully effective by mid-2023. INEOS Oligomers has taken this action to support its customers relying on Isoamylene as a key component of their manufacturing process. Isoamylene is a key raw material for a wide range of applications such as fragrances, peroxides, antioxidants, fungicides and other more specialized molecules.
The unit, located at the INEOS petrochemical site at Dormagen (Cologne - Germany), has a stable feedstock source coming from the cracker, supporting this debottleneck project.
Maarten Ghysel, Market Manager INEOS Oligomers, said “Isoamylene is a nice example for what our ‘Specialty Oligomers’ product line stands for: Special molecules that require a high standard of product quality and supply stability. This debottleneck project is a clear demonstration of our commitment to support our esteemed customer base. Our current supply chain infrastructure will facilitate moving these products throughout the globe.”
About INEOS: INEOS is a global manufacturing company making the raw materials and energy used for everyday life. Its products make an indispensable contribution to society by providing the most sustainable options for a wide range of societal needs. For example, preservation of food and clean water; construction of wind turbines, solar panels and other renewable technologies; for construction of lighter and more fuel-efficient vehicles and aircraft; for medical devices and applications; for clothing and apparel; and for insulation and other industrial and home applications.
INEOS businesses have put in place the plans and actions needed to ensure that they lead the transition to a net zero economy by no later than 2050, whilst remaining profitable, and staying ahead of evolving regulations and legislation. As part of its greenhouse gas emission reduction strategy, there is widespread goal to move to a more circular economy, in which materials are re-used to their maximum extent.