04 October 2009 18:21 [Source: ICIS news]
Work on the plants was on track but it was too early to say when on-spec production would begin at the company’s new 400,000 tonne/year propylene and 400,000 tonne/year polypropylene (PP) units, commercial director of Oriental Petrochemicals Co, Nabil Mamdouh Hamdy said.
EPPC is a joint venture between Oriental Petrochemical Co, Egyptian Petrochemicals Holding Company (ECHEM) and Oriental Weavers.
“I believe that we should start our trials in April…but I cannot say when on-spec material will be ready,” Hamdy told ICIS news on the sidelines of the 43rd European Petrochemicals Association meeting.
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Hamdy said the company would sell the new products domestically as well as export them to
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