Ecogreen Oleochemicals announced the expansion of fatty alcohol facilities in Batam-Indonesia by 180,000 tonnes per year and is the largest of its kind in the world as a single track facility. The Lurgi based technology of methylester route was selected by Ecogreen Oleochemicals for its proven records of reliability and performance.
The new installation of fatty alcohol plant is implemented by Lurgi GmbH, Germany and JJ-Lurgi Engineering Sdn.Bhd., Malaysia and will be completed and come on stream by end of 2014. This will be the 3rd fatty alcohol plant owned by Ecogreen Oleochemicals using the Lurgi Technology.
With the new capacity, Ecogreen Oleochemicals will double their fatty alcohol production capacity to a total of 360,000 tonnes per year. The announcement underscores Ecogreen's commitment to serve its worldwide customers for fatty alcohols.