15 September 2010 08:38 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Yanbu National Petrochemical Company (Yansab) shut its cracker in ?xml:namespace>
The cracker, which has 1.3m tonne/year capacity, was expected to resume normal production within two weeks, it said in a disclosure to the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul).
Supplies to customers would not be affected by the shutdown, it added.
Yansab, a joint-stock company that is 51%-owned by petrochemical giant Saudi Basic Industries Corp (SABIC), also operates downstream ethylene oxide, ethylene glycol, polyethylene, polypropylene and aromatics units in Yanbu.
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