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Qapco inaugurates LDPE plant at Mesaieed

2:31 AM MST | November 21, 2012 | Natasha Alperowicz

Qatar Petrochemical Co. (Qapco; Doha) has inaugurated its low-density polyethylene (LDPE) plant at Mesaieed, Qatar, in the presence of the Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani and other dignitaries, including Qatar’s Minister of Energy and Industry Mohammed bin Saleh Al Sada and senior executives from Qapco’s shareholders, Industries Qatar and Total.     The unit, Qapco’s third LDPE plant, has capacity to produce 300,000 m.t./year. The plant brings the company’s combined LDPE capacity to 700,000 m.t./year. "This modern...

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