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Sabic, ExxonMobil Chemical Move Ahead on Elastomers JV

5:39 AM MST | March 1, 2011 | Kerri Walsh

Sabic and ExxonMobil Chemical say that work on their previously announced elastomers joint venture has moved ahead to front-end engineering and design (FEED).   Sabic and ExxonMobil have selected Jubail Industrial City, Saudi Arabia as the site for the new manufacturing units. The multibillion-dollar project includes plants producing 400,000 m.t./year of carbon black, as well as rubber and thermoplastic specialty polymers including ethylene propylene diene monomer, thermoplastic olefins, butyl rubber, styrene butadiene rubber, and polybutadiene rubber...

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