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Mideast Petchem Plants Begin Operations

7:27 AM MDT | September 10, 2008 | Chemical Week Editorial Staff

Saudi Ethylene and Polyethylene Co., a joint venture among LyondellBasell, Sahara Petrochemical, and Tasnee Petrochemicals, has started up a 1-million m.t./year ethylene plant at Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia. The plant is currently producing on-spec ethylene, says Linde Engineering, which built the plant in a consortium with Samsung Engineering, and Fluor as project managing contractor. Separately, The Kuwait Olefins Co. (TKOC) has started commercial operations at a 600,000-m.t./year ethylene glycol (EG) plant at Shuaiba, Kuwait. It is the largest plant to use Dow...

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