VOL. XL No. 2019-May-1997


SAMAD Awards Lurgi Letter Of Intent For NewPlant

The al-Jubail Fertilizer Company (SAMAD) announced on 12 May that it had signedin February a letter of intent with Lurgi of Germany to undertake basicengineering design for a new 50,000 ton/year plant to produce phthallicanhydride (PAN). The plant, which is scheduled to go on stream by the fourthquarter of 1999, will use the Wacker process to manufacture the new product.SAMAD - a 50/50 joint venture between...