S Arabia’s Petrokemya plans Mar maintainance of HDPE, LLDPE units

21 December 2012 09:27  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Arabian Petrochemical Co (Petrokemya), a wholly owned affiliate of SABIC, plans to shut its polyethylene facilities at Jubail, Saudi Arabia, in March for maintenance, a source close to the company said on Friday.

The facilities, consisting of a 400,000 tonne/year high density polyethylene (HDPE) plant and a 400,000 tonne/year linear low density PE (LLDPE) plant, would be shut for around three weeks, the source said.

The exact shutdown dates are unknown.

The producer was not immediately available for comment.

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