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Equate Reports Mechanical Completion of EG Unit

4:58 AM MDT | July 7, 2008 | Natasha Alperowicz

Equate Petrochemical Co., says it it has achieved mechanical completion of its 600,000 m.t./year ethylene glycol (EG) plant, built as part of the Olefins II Kuwait Program and handed over to Equate. Commissioning activities have begun on the Meteor-process facility and the unit is expected to be on line during this month, Equate says. It will bring Equate's total EG capacity to 1.15 million m.t./year. The contractors, Fluor Corp., acting as project management contractor; Foster Wheeler, construction manager; and the local Kharafi National, responsible for...

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