31 January 2012 12:34 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Saudi Kayan Petrochemical will shut its 400,000 tonne/year high density polyethylene (HDPE) facility on 1 February for a scheduled one-week-long turnaround at Al-Jubail, Saudi Arabia, a source at the petrochemicals company said.
The HDPE unit produces both film and black compounded pipe grade product, the source said: “Depending on the market demand, we generally produce more pipe grade than film. Our customers are not affected by this shutdown, since this is planned.”
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