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Sabic Commissions YanSab Complex at Yanbu

2:36 AM MDT | July 15, 2009 | Natasha Alperowicz

Yanbu National Petrochemical Co., (YanSab; Yanbu, Saudi Arabia), a Sabic affiliate has begun production at its SR20 billion ($5.3 billion) petrochemical complex at Yanbu, Saudi Arabia. The complex, which was inaugurated by King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud, is designed to produce 1.3 million m.t./year of ethylene and 400,000 m.t./year of propylene. Downstream units have capacities for 770,000 m.t./year of ethylene glycol, 400,000 m.t./year each of polypropylene, high-density polyethylene, and linear low-density...

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