IHS Chemical Week

World News and Views :: Projects

Octal Plans Further PET Expansion

6:56 AM MDT | April 28, 2008 | Chemical Week Editorial Staff

Octal (Muscat) says it will boost capacity of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resins by an additional 500,000 m.t./year at Salalah, Oman by May 2010. The company says the resins will supply bottled beverage markets in Europe, the Mideast, and the U.S. Octal says it has so far allocated about $18 million for engineering work and other items for the project. The expansion is the second of a three-phase PET and amorphous PET (APET) sheet investment at Salalah. The first phase, due for completion this year, will add 150,000 m.t./year of PET resin and 180,000...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Not an IHS Chemical Week member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine in print or digital format
  • Critical daily news and analysis on chemweek.com
  • Free mobile edition 
  • 20+ years of online archives
  • Topical e-newsletters that capture the most impactful events
  • Special issues with a regional or company focus
  • Global Outlook issue

Subscribe now

100% Satisfaction Guarantee
If at any time you are not completely satisfied with IHS Chemical Week, simply notify us and we'll refund the balance of your paid subscription - no problem.

Learn more about group subscriptions and site licenses.


contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa