Chemical Week Magazine :: New Construction Projects
Ineos to Join Sipchem Olefins Venture in Saudi Arabia?
11:27 AM MDT | October 3, 2007 | Natasha Alperowicz
Ineos is in discussions with Saudi International Petrochemical Co. (Sipchem; Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia) to become a joint venture partner in Sipchem’s previously announced $8-billion petrochemical complex, featuring a world-scale olefins plant, at Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia, CW has learned. Ineos may replace Hanwha Chemical, which was negotiating to join the scheme until Hanwha chairman Kim Seung-youn was jailed for assault in Korea earlier this year. The Saudi government would like Sipchem, which is developing one of Saudi Arabia’s largest private-sector...
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