DALLAS – In a move to better serve its customers in North and Latin America, the global chemical company Oxea is continuing with the detailed engineering for a propanol unit at its world-scale production plant at Bay City, TX. The unit is scheduled to come on-stream in late 2017. Key elements of the detailed engineering work will also be utilized for the construction of Oxea’s future Asian Oxo chemicals platform in Duqm, Oman. Propanol is used to manufacture products such as cosmetics and pharmaceuticals, printing inks, coatings and adhesives.