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Saudi Petrochemical Complex Starts Operations

9:28 AM MDT | May 4, 2009 | Lindsey Bewley

Saudi Ethylene and Polyethylene Company (SEPC), a 75-25 joint venture between Tasnee and Sahara Petrochemical and LyondellBasell, says it has started up its petrochemical complex at Al-Jubail. The complex has the capacity to produce 1 million m.t./year of ethylene, 400,000 m.t./year of high density polyethylene (PE), 400,000 m.t./year of low-density PE, and 285,000 m.t./year of propylene. “This complex is an important part of our strategy to grow and diversify our feedstock base, which will help us to meet the needs of our customers in Europe, Asia and the...

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