CO2Fokus was delighted to partecipate in the 5th (virtual) clustering meeting
PETKIM PETROKIMYA HOLDING A.Ş. Turkey
Petkim, as the sole producer of basic petrochemicals and the biggest producer of thermoplastics and intermediates, is the leader company of Turkish petrochemical industry since 1970. With over 50 petrochemical products in its product range, Petkim is the most important raw material supplier in the Turkish industry and has a privileged position in the private sector in terms of its profitability and production performance.
The products in Petkim’s portfolio are raw and intermediate materials utilised in sectors such as construction, agriculture, automotive, electricity, electronics, packaging and textiles as well as pharmaceutical, paint, detergent and cosmetics. Having significant advantages in terms of infrastructure and land, Petkim has been in a deep-rooted transformation process, including raw material integration, on the way of becoming the largest petrochemical complex in Europe.
Petkim, which has an annual average gross production of 3 million tons, is committed to continue adding value to Turkey’s national economy and being a source of pride by respecting people and using environment-friendly production technology contributing to Turkey’s cultural, social and economic life.
Petkim’s product line includes LDPE, HDPE, PP, PTA, PVC, PA, ACN, MASTERBATCH, BENZENE, TOLUENE, ORTHOXYLENE, and PARAXYLENE.
ROLE IN PROJECT:
End User-Petrochemical Industry.
PETKIM will exploit their industrial knowledge and know-how on the demonstration and commercial utilisation of a new, efficient technology for CO2 capture. PETKIM will be able to produce value added products through CO2 utilisation, converting the vent gas to a valuable fuel. DME is a new product for PETKIM, which has a large product portfolio from naphta as raw material to aromatics and polymers.