03 February 2009 09:52 [Source: ICIS news]
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On-spec product at the facility in Rabigh located on the Red Sea coast of
The company is also slated to start up its derivative 600,000 tonne/year monoethylene glycol (MEG) plant at the same site as planned at the end of the month.
Petro Rabigh is a $10bn joint venture between state-owned oil giant Saudi Aramco and
A total of 23 plants producing 18.4 m tonnes/year of petroleum-based products and 2.4 m tonnes/year of ethylene and propylene-based derivatives make up the project, which was originally scheduled to start commercial production in the fourth quarter of 2008. The start up of some units was pushed back to early 2009 due to technical issues.
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