Saudi Nama Chem starts trial runs at expanded epoxy resins unit

01 October 2013 09:01  [Source: ICIS news]

DUBAI (ICIS)--Saudi Arabian Nama Chemicals began trial operations at its expanded 120,000 tonne/year epoxy resins plant in Jubail, the company said on Tuesday. 

“Nama Chemicals Co has start[ed]-up pilot project to double the production [at its epoxy plant] from 60,000 tonnes to 120,000 tonnes annually,” it said in a filing to the Saudi stock exchange.

Further details have not been disclosed.

The plant is owned by Jubail Chemical Industrial Co – a wholly owned subsidiary of Nama Chemicals Co.

The plant’s expansion was awarded to Jacobs Engineering Group in 2011, with an estimated cost of Saudi riyal (SR) 436m ($116m).

($1 = SR3.75)

By: Aamir Ashraf

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