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Saudi Polymers complex off-line longer than expected

2:28 PM MST | December 17, 2012 | —Natasha Alperowicz

National Petrochemical Co. (Petrochem; Riyadh) expects its newly commissioned petrochemicals complex, operated by Saudi Polymers at Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia, to stay off-line for longer than first anticipated. Saudi Polymers is owned 65% by Petrochem and 35% by Arabian Chevron Phillips Petrochemical. Commercial production at the complex started on 1 October 2012 but was suspended on 10 November because some of the production units experienced “technical issues, causing these units to not operate as designed,” Petrochem says. The company had been hoping...

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