SABIC runs PP facilities at normal rates after Al-Jubail outage

30 January 2012 06:50  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Saudi major Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) has achieved normal operation rates at its Al-Jubail polypropylene (PP) plants after a power outage that occurred at the industrial park on 19 January, a source close to SABIC said on Monday.

The source did not specify the duration of the outage, but added that no major production loss was incurred from the unexpected shutdown.

 “The plants are running normally now at about 70-80%,” the source said.

SABIC’s official could not be reached for comment.

SABIC markets PP from the following plants:


Company

Product

Nameplate capacity (kt/year)

Saudi Kayan Petrochemical Co

PP

350

Ibn Zahr (Saudi European Petrochemical Co)

PP

320

PP

320

PP

500


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By: Ong Sheau Ling
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