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October 25, 2021

GS Caltex Corporation Yeosu Complex, South Korea

By Carmen

GS Caltex Corporation Yeosu Complex is an active petrochemical complex located in South Jeolla, South Korea. The complex started commercial operations in 1988 and currently has an active annual capacity of 3.23mtpa. Its capacity is expected to increase to 4.48mtpa in 2030. The plants in this complex are operated by GS Caltex.


Key Products Capacity – GS Caltex Corporation Yeosu Complex, 2020

Key products produced in this complex include xylenes, benzene, propylene, polypropylene, toluene etc.


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Xylenes accounts for major capacity share i.e., 41.8% of the total annual capacity of the complex with 1.35mtpa, followed by benzene and propylene with 28.8% (0.93mtpa) and 15.5% (0.5mtpa) respectively.

About GS Caltex


GS Caltex Corp (GS Caltex), a subsidiary of GS Energy Corp, is a downstream company that offers petroleum and petrochemical products, base oil, and lubricants. The company’s portfolio of products includes jet fuel, marine fuel oils, homo polypropylene, impact polypropylene, paraxylene, random polypropylene, benzene, toluene, and solvents. It also offers shipping and international trading services through its subsidiaries. GS Caltex operates refinery complexes, service stations, and R&D capabilities in South Korea. It serves primarily the manufacturing, chemical and automobile markets. The company has operational presence in China, Singapore, India, Czech Republic and Mexico. GS Caltex is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.

Methodology

Information on the petrochemical complexes/plants is sourced from GlobalData’s oil & gas petrochemicals plants database that provides detailed information on all active and upcoming, petrochemical plants globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.

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