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October 22, 2021

Haldia Petrochemicals Cuddalore Complex, India

By Carmen

Haldia Petrochemicals Cuddalore Complex is an upcoming petrochemical complex located in Tamil Nadu, India. The complex is expected to commence commercial operations in 2028 and is likely to have an annual petrochemical capacity of 9.21mtpa. The complex will use naphtha as its key feedstock. The plants in this complex are operated by Haldia Petrochemicals.


Details of key upcoming projects in Haldia Petrochemicals Cuddalore Complex

The complex is set to add capacity with some of the key upcoming plants including Haldia Petrochemicals Cuddalore Ethylene Glycol Plant (1.2mtpa), Haldia Petrochemicals Cuddalore Ethylene Plant (1.8mtpa), Haldia Petrochemicals Cuddalore Polypropylene Plant 1 (0.99mtpa), Haldia Petrochemicals Cuddalore Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) Plant (1.25mtpa), and Haldia Petrochemicals Cuddalore Xylene Plant (1.6mtpa).

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The complex also includes Haldia Petrochemicals Cuddalore Ethylene Oxide Plant, and Haldia Petrochemicals Cuddalore Propylene Plant for which the capacity information is not available/reported.

The technology and operator details for some of the key upcoming plants are as follows:

Plant Name Operator Technology
Haldia Petrochemicals Cuddalore Ethylene Glycol Plant Haldia Petrochemicals
Haldia Petrochemicals Cuddalore Ethylene Plant Haldia Petrochemicals
Haldia Petrochemicals Cuddalore Polypropylene Plant 1 Haldia Petrochemicals LyondellBasell/Tecnimont Polypropylene Technology
Haldia Petrochemicals Cuddalore Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) Plant Haldia Petrochemicals
Haldia Petrochemicals Cuddalore Xylene Plant Haldia Petrochemicals

Key Products Capacity – Haldia Petrochemicals Cuddalore Complex, 2021-2030

The complex is expected to produce key products such as ethylene, xylenes, polyethylene, purified terephthalic acid (PTA), ethylene glycol (EG) etc.

Ethylene accounts for major capacity share i.e., 19.5% of the total annual capacity of the complex with 1.8mtpa, followed by xylenes and polyethylene with 17.4% (1.6mtpa) and 14.1% (1.3mtpa) respectively.

About Haldia Petrochemicals


Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd (HPL) is a provider of chemicals and polymers. Its product portfolio includes polymers comprising high density polyethylene (HDPE), linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE) and chemicals such as butadiene, polypropylene (PP), cyclopentane, benzene, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), carbon black feed stock, pyrolysis gasoline and motor spirit. HPL’s products find application in packaging, houseware, pesticides, lubricants, detergents, fertilizers, containers, processed food, furniture, consumer durables, stationery and automotive components. The company distributes and exports products across the world. HPL is headquartered in Kolkata, West Bengal, India.

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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