Corporate entry West Footscray Petrochemicals Complex (1977 - ?)
West Footscray, Victoria, Australia
- Petrochemical Industry
- West Footscray, Victoria
The West Footscray Petrochemicals Complex was established in 1977 by Hydrocarbon Products Pty. Ltd. - a joint venture between BHP and Monsanto. The complex was one of the first in Australia to use a new process which permitted the alkylation of benzene with dilute ethylene gas.
- Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Technology in Australia 1788-1988, Online edn, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 3 May 2000, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/tia/index_w.html. Details
Created: 21 September 2001, Last modified: 22 March 2006
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