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Chemical industry set for sustainable steam cracking revolution

The technology has the potential to reduce carbon emissions by at least 90 per cent compared with conventional steam crackers

BASF, SABIC, and Linde have inaugurated the world’s first demonstration plant for large-scale electrically heated steam cracking furnaces. Following three years of development, engineering, and construction work, the regular operation of the demonstration plant is now ready to start at BASF’s Verbund site in Ludwigshafen, Germany. In March 2021, the three companies signed a joint…

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