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Kuwait’s EQUATE shuts its ethylene, PE, MEG plants at Shuaiba

by ChemOrbis Editorial Team -
  • 25/11/2014 (15:00)
Kuwait’s EQUATE reportedly shut one of its ethane crackers, one of the two ethylene glycol units and its entire PE plant at Shuaiba for maintenance, according to market sources. The plants are expected to be offline for a month.

The company’s Shuaiba complex houses two ethane crackers with production capacities of 950,000 tons/year and 850,000 tons/year, a 300,000 tons/year LLDPE plant, a 525,000 tons/year HDPE unit and two ethylene glycol units with a total capacity of 1.2 million tons/year.
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