Saudi Petrokemya to build first ABS plant in region

26 February 2008 16:02  [Source: ICIS news]

DUBAI (ICIS news)--SABIC affiliate Arabian Petrochemical Co (Petrokemya) is planning to build an acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) plant at its Al-Jubail complex, a source close to the company said on Tuesday.

The plant will be the first ABS unit in the region and will produce 200,000 tonnes/year.

The joint venture of Saudi Aramco and the US' Dow Chemical Company was also planning an ABS plant at its Ras Tanura integrated refinery and petrochemical complex.

SABIC Innovative Plastics, formerly the US' GE Plastics, which SABIC (Saudi Basic Industries Corp) acquired last year, is providing process technology for the plant.

For more on ABS visit ICIS chemical intelligence


By: Abdelghani Henni
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