SAUDI ARABIA

Saudi polypropylene manufacturer Advanced is receiving additional propylene feedstock as it works to boost capacity by 18% at its PP plant at Jubail. Debottlenecking will raise capacity to 530,000 t/y from 450,000 t/y. The Jubail-based Aramco/Total Satorp JV refinery will provide the additional 80,000 t/y propylene with first volumes received 1 October. Statorp started up its first 200,000 b/d CDU in September 2013 and has been ramping up in advance of the start-up of its...