PETRONAS Pengerang Complex is an active petrochemical complex located in Johor, Malaysia. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 13,000 active and developing petrochemical plants worldwide, the complex started commercial operations in 2019 and currently has an active annual capacity of 9.1mtpa. Its capacity is expected to increase to 9.55mtpa in 2030. The plants are operated by PRefChem, Evonik Industries and LG Petronas Chemicals Malaysia Sdn. Buy the profile here.

Key products capacity - PETRONAS Pengerang Complex, 2022

Key products produced in this complex include propylene, ethylene, polyethylene, polypropylene, methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) etc.

Propylene accounts for 19.2% of the total annual capacity of the complex with 1.75mtpa, followed by ethylene and polyethylene with 13.2% (1.2mtpa) and 9.9% (0.9mtpa) respectively.

Details of key upcoming projects in PETRONAS Pengerang Complex

The complex is set to add capacity with upcoming plant, LG Petronas Chemicals Jv Pengerang Acrylonitrile-Butadiene Rubber (NBR) Plant (0.2mtpa).

Contractors involved in the PETRONAS Pengerang Complex

Some of the key contractors for the upcoming projects in the PETRONAS Pengerang Complex include the following.

Main EPC: DL Holdings.

About Evonik Industries

Evonik Industries AG (Evonik), a subsidiary of RAG-Stiftung, is a specialty chemical company. Its product portfolio includes surfactants, polymers, resins, additives and others. The company’s products find application in various markets including agriculture, renewable energy, paints and coatings, paper and printings, metal and oil products, electrical and electronics, food and animal feed, consumer and personal care products, pharmaceuticals, plastics and rubber, automotive and construction. It also offers process technology, technical, logistics, utilities and waste management, and engineering services. Evonik has major production facilities in Germany, Belgium, the US, China and Singapore. The company has operations in North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa, South America, Europe and others. Evonik is headquartered in Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.

About LG Petronas Chemicals Malaysia Sdn

LG Petronas Chemicals Malaysia Sdn Bhd (LG Petronas) manufactures and markets chemicals. LG Petronas is headquartered in Malaysia.

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