10 January 2011 13:40 [Source: ICIS news]
DUBAI (ICIS)--Saudi Ethylene and Polyethylene Co (SEPC) plans to shut its 400,000 tonne/year high density polyethylene (HDPE) plant in Al-Jubail, Saudi Arabia, in early February for maintenance, a source close to the company said on Monday.
"The plant will be shut for about three weeks,” the source said on the sidelines of the Arabplast exhibition in ?xml:namespace>
SEPC’s 400,000 tonne/year low density PE (LDPE) plant at the same site was not included in the February maintenance schedule, the source said.
SEPC is a joint venture involving National Industrialisation Co (Tasnee), which owns a 50.6% stake, Sahara Olefins Co with a 24.4% interest, and LyondellBasell which holds the remaining 25% of the company.
The four-day 10th Arab International Plastics and Rubber Industry Trade Show and Conference ends tomorrow.
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