29 May 2013 17:25 [Source: ICIS news]
"The commissioning and pre-commissioning activity is supposed to commence in March. The original timing was the same, but instead of February we are looking at commissioning in March. The equipment erection has already started," the source said.
Nameplate capacity is expected to reach 440,000 tonnes/year, he added.
JBF had announced in August 2011 that it planned to build the facility through a joint venture with the Ras Al Khaimah Investment Authority, an investment group controlled by the United Arab Emirates government. At the time, plant capacity was predicted to be 390,000 tonnes/year, with start-up forecast in 2014.
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