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Equate presents expansion plans to board; Olefins III project makes progress

5:45 AM MDT | October 18, 2013 | Natasha Alperowicz in Düsseldorf

Equate (Safat, Kuwait), a joint venture among Petrochemical Industries Co. (PIC), Dow Chemical, Boubyan Petrochemical, and Qurain Petrochemical Industries, has completed a feasibility study to debottleneck the Shuaiba based petrochemical complex, CW has learned. Mohammad Husain, president & CEO of Equate, tells CW that the study has been presented to the board of directors and the company is moving with detailed design. Husain was speaking on the sidelines of the K plastics fair currently taking place in Düsseldorf. Technip, which supplied technology for...

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