SAUDI ARABIA

 

Aramco Targeting East Asian Trio As Levers For Petchems Push

 

As Saudi Aramco’s 6mn tons/year specialty petrochemicals capacity program gathers momentum, the state petroleum giant is casting its eyes eastwards with a view to securing market share. Although some of the products from two giant plants under development at Jubail and Rabigh will be directed towards local plastics converters, the bulk of the output will be Asia-bound.

Asia already accounts for...