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BP PTA technology

Our PTA process found at our newest facilities combines economies of scale, advanced energy recovery and higher conversion efficiency as compared to conventional PTA technology¹
BP Petrochemicals licensing global footprint map

Our history and global footprint

BP began its journey with PTA in 1956 when AMOCO acquired the Mid-Century technology. Its journey spans over 50 years of milestones

Environmental performance

BP’s PTA technology has been recognized as delivering excellent environmental performance
A view of  the BP Cooper River Chemical Plant, USA
1. Derived from actual operating data from BP’s PTA manufacturing facilities.