Congratulations to Braskem Idesa on the successful inauguration of Proyecto Etileno XXI

Jun 28, 2016

Nexant would like to congratulate Braskem Idesa on its opening of its cracker and polyolefin complex (Proyecto Etileno XXI) located in Coatzacoalcos in Veracruz State. This complex is Mexico’s first major private sector petrochemicals project in 20 Years. Bruce Burke, Nexant Senior Vice President, Energy & Chemicals Advisory (Americas), stated “Nexant is proud to have served Braskem Idesa over the past 5 years, working as the Independent Engineer for the project, providing support for raising finance for the project as well as construction monitoring. The Braskem Idesa team, together with the world class contractors represented by Technip, Odebrecht, ICA Fluor, and Tecnimont, formed an impressive team, effectively addressing all challenges and coming up with innovative solutions.  Nexant wishes Braskem Idesa all the best as it moves forward with operating the plant.”

About Braskem Idesa

Created in August 2002 by the merger of six companies from the Odebrecht Group and the Mariani Group, today Braskem is the largest petrochemical company in the Americas and the world's leading biopolymer producer. Braskem produces polyethylene (PE), polypropylene (PP) and polyvinyl chloride (PVC) resins, as well as basic petrochemicals such as ethylene, propylene, butadiene, chlorine, benzene, toluene, etc. Braskem operates in the chemical and petrochemical industry and plays a significant role in other production chains that are essential to economic development. In this context, chemicals and plastics help create sustainable solutions that improve people's lives in areas such as housing, food and transportation.