23 September 2010 09:48 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Petrochemical giant Saudi Basic Industries Corp (SABIC) is poised to restart the smallest of its three methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) plants at Al-Jubail, Saudi Arabia, following an unscheduled maintenance, industry sources said on Thursday.
“The plant will resume production in early October, or within the first half of October at the latest,” said a source, referring to the 300,000 tonne/year MTBE plant that was taken off line in early this month.
SABIC runs two other MTBE plants with capacities of 1m tonne/year and 700,000 tonne/year at the same site.
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