IHS Chemical Week

World News and Views :: Top of the News

Kuwait Set to Build Third Olefins Plant

8:57 AM MST | November 11, 2011 | Natasha Alperowicz

Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC; Kuwait City) is expected to go ahead with the country’s long-planned third olefins project. Mohammed Al Busairi, Kuwait Oil Minister and chairman of KPC, says that KPC has completed the feasibility study into the project. The unit will be based on a mixed-feed cracker, using gas and liquid feedstocks, Maha Mulla Hussain, chairperson of Petrochemical Industries Co. (PIC) told the local media. The complex is expected to be built at Al Zour, downstream from a new refinery being built by Kuwait National Petroleum Corporation...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


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

Risk Free Trial

Email Address

First Name

Last Name

Click here to register and get your RISK-FREE access to chemweek.com

Not an IHS Chemical Week
24/7 member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • Searchable online archive access of the last 2 years of Chemical Week.
  • Print or digital magazine subscription
  • Price and market change alerts
  • Economic data and statistics
  • Buyers' Guides
  • Webcasts | whitepapers




Comments (2) for Kuwait Set to Build Third Olefins Plant
Great Article!
Posted by ChemWeek Reader on Friday, November 4, 2011 @ 11:04 AM
Al-Busairi is oil minister and board chairman of KPC. KPC CEO is Farouk Al-Zanki. Check www.kpc.com.kw
Posted by Ali on Friday, November 4, 2011 @ 11:09 AM

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