Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LI

No 10

10-March-2008

QATAR

QPI And PetroChina, Sinopec Plan Ethylene Project In China

Qatar Petroleum International (QPI) and PetroChina, which is affiliated to China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation (Sinopec), on 2 March signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) covering the construction of an ethylene plant in China with a capacity of 700,000-800,000 tons/year, scheduled to start up in 2013. The two parties are expected to sign an agreement for the planned...