26 September 2013 23:15 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--Dow Chemical’s world-scale Sadara project with Saudi Aramco in ?xml:namespace>
With infrastructure including solids and liquids port facilities already in place, and with close proximity to readily available feedstocks, Sadara, a partnership between Dow and Saudi Aramco, will be starting up in mid-2015, Dow said in a webcast.
Sadara will have a competitive position with access to low-cost feedstocks, including natural gas and naphtha, along with world-class technology and Dow’s global marketing and customer service experience, the
Upon project completion, Sadara will produce 210,000 tonnes/year of amines; 200,000 tonnes/year of glycol ethers; 70,000 tonnes/year of propylene glycol; 390,000 tonnes/year of polyether polyols; 400,000 tonnes/year of methyl di-p-phenilene isocyanate (MDI); 200,000 tonnes/year of toluene di-isocyanate (TDI); 750,000 tonnes/year of solution polyethylene; 350,000 tonnes/year of low-density polyethylene (LDPE); and 220,000 tonnes/year of elastomers, according to Dow.
Sadara expects the following approximate regional market split for its products: Asia Pacific 60%, Middle East and Africa 15%,
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