GAIL Selects Axens AlphaButol® Technology

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A new ethylene dimerization unit, using Axens’ AlphaButol® technology will be installed at the petrochemical complex of GAIL (India) Ltd at Pata. The unit will have a production capacity 20,000 tons per year of high purity 1-Butene.

Based on homogeneous catalysis and associated to a low investment cost, the AlphaButol® technology is designed and optimized to ensure a flexible and reliable source of high quality comonomer 1-Butene for downstream polyolefins applications.