Port Arthur (BASF) Ethane Cracker

From Global Energy Monitor

Port Arthur (BASF) Cracker is a cracker plant near Port Arthur, Texas, United States.[1]. The site was originally a naphtha cracker, but was converted in 2013 to process ethane and added a 10th furnace in 2014 to increase production.[2]


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Project Details

  • Sponsor:BASF Fina Petrochemicals [1]
  • Parent Company: BASF Total Petrochemicals LLC is 40% owned by Total and 60% owned by BASF[3]
  • Location: Port Arthur, TX, USA.
  • Coordinates: 29.957135, -93.890501[1]
  • Status: Operation [2]
  • CapacityValue: 1,000,000 [3]
  • CapacityUnit: tons/year [3]
  • Start date:2013 [3]

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