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Saudi Arabia

Mobil/Chemvest Study New MTBE Plant

Mobil Corporation of the US and Chemvest - a Saudi petrochemical firm -expect to complete by the end of the year engineering studies for a large plantin Saudi Arabia to manufacture methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE). The projectedplant, to be owned 50% by Mobil and 50% by a Chemvest affiliate, will have acapacity to produce 800,000 metric tons/year, and Mobil is to have access to100% of the plant's output. Mobil has...