Overview petrochemical based industries in Malaysia

Sarmldi, Mohamad Rojl and Aziz, Ramlan and Hussain, Mohammed Azlan and Daud, Wan Ramli Wan (2001) Overview petrochemical based industries in Malaysia. ASEAN Journal of Chemical Engineering, 1 (1). pp. 7-16. ISSN 1655-4418

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Abstract

This paper describes the current status of the petrochemical industry in Malaysia. The industry is broadly categorized into various sector that include the agrochemical and agroprocessing, basic chemicals, industrial gases, oleochemical, petrochemical, surface coatings, and the fine chemicalssector. With regard to industrial development, Malaysia has adopted the Manufacturing strategy and clustering concept for the manufacturing based industry. The main idea is to develop the chemical industry in the form of an industrial clusterwhere industrial symbiosis could tloulish and achieve the national objectives within the next ten years or so. The focus of the paper is, however, on the resource based processing and petrochemical industry in particular.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
T Technology > TP Chemical technology
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering
Depositing User: Mr Jenal S
Date Deposited: 10 Jul 2013 07:16
Last Modified: 10 Jul 2013 07:16
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/7079

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