Aromatics are a major feedstock for intermediate and downstream industries including automotive, textiles, packaging, electronics, and electrical appliances. Named for this distinctive scent, aromatics are ideal for lightweight products that can reduce energy consumption to benefit the environment.
PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited (GC) is Thailand’s largest producer and distributor of upstream Aromatics. We operates Aromatics Complex 1 and Aromatics Complex 2. These two facilities have a combined production capacity of 2,419,000 tons per year*. The aromatics products include Benzene, Paraxylene, Cyclohexane, Orthoxylene, Toluene, and Mixed Xylenes. These products can be further processed into a wide range of key solutions and serve as a substrate for several downstream industries
By-products of the Aromatics production process include: i) Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) and Light Naphtha, which serve as raw materials for Olefins production; and ii) condensate residues used as raw material for refining jet fuel, diesel, and fuel oil.
* As of July 2020