11 April 2011 11:57 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Saudi Basic Industries Corporation's (SABIC's) joint venture (JV), Saudi Organometallic Chemicals Company (SOCC), has selected South Korean firm Samsung Engineering to build its aluminium alkyls plant in ?xml:namespace>
Samsung Engineering will provide the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services for the proposed manufacturing facility, which will initially manufacture 6,000 tonnes/year of tri ethyl aluminium - the key co-catalyst used in polyolefin production, SOCC said.
The mechanical completion date for the plant is expected in the third quarter of 2012, SOCC added.
SOCC said its plant will cater to regional customers upon its start-up.
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