TITLE

Asahi looks to Saudi Arabia to expand ACN supply

AUTHOR(S)
Kovac, Matt
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;4/2/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 60, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Asahi Kasei Chemicals is conducting a preliminary study to build a 200,000-250,000 tonne per year acrylonitrile (ACN) plant in Saudi Arabia to strengthen the international competitiveness of the company. The company said it plans to start commercial operations at the plant in 2012 or 2013 and is considering the use of a propane-based method to maximize capacity. The Japanese company refused to comment on possible joint venture partners in Saudi Arabia.
ACCESSION #
24889281

 

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