07 July 2008 16:11 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS news)--Equate Petrochemical Co is preparing to start up its new 600,000 tonne/year monoethylene glycol (MEG) plant in Al-Shuaiba, Kuwait, after taking control of the facility from contractors, the company said on Monday.?xml:namespace>
Production was expected to start up later this month as part of Equate’s Olefins II project, bringing the company’s overall MEG capacity to 1.15m tonnes/year.
The contractors - Fluor Corp and Foster Wheeler, both of the US, and Kharafi National – had completed the project on schedule and under budget, Equate said.
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