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Sabic, APCC Start Saudi PP Projects

1:42 PM MST | November 17, 2008 | Chemical Week Editorial Staff

Sabic says it has started operations at the world’s single-largest polypropylene (PP) train at Al-Jubail, Saudi Arabia. The facility has a PP nameplate capacity of 500,000 m.t./year and uses Dow Chemical’s gas-phase Unipol PP technology. Separately, Advanced Polypropylene Co. (APCC; Jubail, Saudi Arabia) has started operations at a 455,000 m.t./year PP unit at Al-Jubail. The plant uses Lummus’ Novolen advanced gas-phase PP...

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