Saudi’s Yanbu Petchem runs MEG plant at full rate after restart

07 July 2011 03:49  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Saudi Yanbu Petrochemical (YANPET) is running its 520,000 tonne/year monoethylene glycol (MEG) unit at Yanbu, Saudi Arabia, at around full capacity after restarting it on 3-4 July, a source close to the company said on Thursday.

The plant was shut in mid-May for a turnaround.

YANPET, a joint venture between Saudi energy major SABIC and US petrochemical giant ExxonMobil, operates a separate 380,000 tonne/year MEG plant at the same site in Yanbu.

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