08 December 2010 10:29 [Source: ICIS news]
DUBAI (ICIS)--State oil firm Saudi Aramco could soon introduce a host of new petrochemical products which have not been produced in the ?xml:namespace>
The company was expected to soon announce its Phase II expansion plans for its PetroRabigh JV as well as another petrochemicals project with US-based Dow Chemical, Khalid Al-Falih said on Wednesday at the GPCA forum.
New products from the two projects would include metallocene-based elastomers, glycol ethers, methyl methacrylate (MMA), polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA), nylon and EP rubber, Al-Falih said.
Rabigh Refining and Petrochemical Co (PetroRabigh) is a JV between state-owned Saudi Aramco and
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The PetroRabigh complex was part of the company's plans to build refinery-based petrochemical complexes across
The annual GPCA forum runs from 7-9 December.
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