06 February 2012 11:18 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Kuwait Petroleum Corp (KPC) is considering Total as a possible international partner for its refinery and petrochemical project at ?xml:namespace>
“We are still in the process of finalizing the selection,” said Meshari Al-Mahmoud, who is in charge of the
The yuan (CNY) 59bn ($9.4bn) petrochemical project in
The project, which broke ground on 18 November 2011, consists of a 15m tonne/year refinery, a 1m tonne/year cracker and several downstream facilities, including polyethylene, polypropylene and ethylene glycol units etc.
The refinery is scheduled to start up in 2013 and the cracker is expected to start up in 2015.
($1 = CNY6.31)
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