SAUDI ARABIA

 

Sipchem Plans Q1 Start-Up For  EVA/LDPE Plant

 

Saudi International Petrochemical (Sipchem) and Korean partner Hanwha plan to start up their Jubail 200,000 tons/year ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) and low-density polyethylene (LDPE) plant by March.

Sipchem told the Saudi stock exchange on 30 December that the joint venture (Sipchem 75%, Hanwha 25%) had completed installing and testing key equipment and modules in readiness for a phased start-up.  Sipchem...