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Sharq to shut MEG plant in Saudi Arabia

by ChemOrbis Editorial Team -
  • 02/12/2016 (15:03)
According to market sources, Saudi Sharq Eastern Petrochemical Company intends to shut its 700,000 tons/year No 4 MEG plant located in Al-Jubail for a reactor change between February and March 2017.
The plant is expected to be offline for about five to six weeks, sources said.

The company owns three more MEG units, two of which have 450,000 tons/year capacity each while the third one has a production capacity of 500,000 tons/year.

Sharq Eastern Petrochemicals is a joint venture between SABIC and a consortium of Japanese companies led by Mitsubishi Corp.
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