24 November 2009 13:02 [Source: ICIS news]
MESAIEED, Qatar (ICIS news)--Qatofin's new 450,000 tonne/year linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE) plant at Mesaieed in southern Qatar will start commercial-scale production in January 2010 and will gradually ramp up to full capacity later in the year, its manager told ICIS news on Tuesday.
At an inauguration ceremony, Mohammed Yousef Al-Mulla, Qatofin general manager and board member, said the plant would be supplied with ethylene from the new Ras Laffan cracker, which is scheduled to start up in the first quarter of next year.
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Q-Chem is constructing a 350,000 tonne/year high density polyethylene (HDPE) and 350,000 tonne/year alpha olefins plant at Mesaieed, with start-up scheduled for the second or third quarter of 2010.
LLDPE from Mesaieed will be marketed in Asia, Europe and the
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