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Sabic, Shell plan POSM, polyol plants as part of Sadaf jv

5:01 PM MST | November 19, 2012 | ­—Natasha Alperowicz

in expansion mode: Shell to provide technology. Shell Chemicals and Sabic have confirmed CW’s exclusive report that they plan to construct propylene oxide-styrene monomer (POSM) and polyol plants in Saudi Arabia. The companies agreed on 11 November to study the projects at their 50-50 joint venture, Saudi Petrochemical Co. (Sadaf; Jubail, Saudi Arabia). Sabic and Shell will carry out a feasibility study for the POSM and polyol plants before taking a final investment decision (p. 23). Shell is expected to provide its technology for each plant. Sabic and...

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