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Saudi Sharq plans to shut MEG plant

by ChemOrbis Editorial Team -
  • 27/02/2017 (11:59)
According to market sources, Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Petrochemical Co., known as Sharq and a joint venture between Saudi SABIC and Japan’s Mitsubishi Corp, is planning to shut its No 2 MEG plant in Jubail due to a catalyst change.

The maintenance at 450,000 tons/year plant is expected to start in April and last for a month, sources said.

The company has three other MEG plants in Jubail with a combined capacity of 1.6 million tons/year.
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