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Saudi Arabia

Dubai To Join MTBE Producers Shortly

The Dubai Natural Gas Company (Dugas) has reportedly begun test production ona new 500,000 ton/year methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) plant at Jebel Ali andis scheduled to inaugurate it in late March. Dugas, which is owned by the DubaiGovernment, has not yet issued a formal announcement on the completion of theplant, whose construction started in late 1993. Colt Engineering of Canada hasprovided the basic...