Saudi PE unit will open in 2008

March 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;3/26/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 59, p24
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The article reports that the ethylene and polyethylene (PE) complex of Saudi Ethylene and Polyethylene Co. located in Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia will start production in the fourth quarter of 2008. Basell, which has a 25 percent stake in Saudi Ethylene, said that the project will produce 1 million tons per year of ethylene and 285,000 tons per year of propylene. Saudi Ethylene and Polyethylene Co. is a joint venture between Basell and Tasnee & Sahara Olefins Co.


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