07 December 2010 13:47 [Source: ICIS news]
DUBAI (ICIS)--Advanced Petrochemicals Co plans to restart its propane dehydrogenation (PDH) and polypropylene (PP) plants at ?xml:namespace>
“The plants were shut down on 28 November due to technical problems,” the source said on the sidelines of the fifth annual Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) forum in
Advanced Petrochemicals' PDH and PP plants each have a capacity of 450,000 tonnes/year.
The outage has intensified the tightness in the
State-owned Saudi Industrial Development Fund owns a 47% stake in Advanced Petrochemicals, with the remaining 53% held by private Saudi Arabian and foreign investors.
The three-day GPCA forum runs from 7-9 December.
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