Regions :: Middle East :: Saudi Arabia
Saudi Butanol Co. receives government approval to build plant
8:02 AM MDT | June 24, 2013 | Natasha Alperowicz
Saudi Butanol Co. (Sabuco), a joint venture among Saudi Kayan, Sadara, and Saudi Acrylic Acid Co.(SAAC), has been given the go-ahead by the Saudi Ministry of Commerce and Industry to proceed with construction of a butanol plant at Al Jubail. The previously announced plant is expected to cost $517 million. It will be designed to produce 330,000 m.t./year of n-butanol and 11,000 m.t./year of isobutanol and will come onstream in 2015. The plant will support the development of the coatings and paints industry in Saudi Arabia. Saudi Kayan is a...
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