Sipchem plant to start operations next month.
The plant cost around $1.8 billion to build, Sipchem's Vice President of Projects Mehdi Adib said at an industry event in Abu Dhabi.
It is the second phase of a Sipchem project, and will consist of an acetyls complex that will produce 450,000 tons of acetic acid, 330,000 tons of vinyl acetate monomer and 345,000 tons of carbon monoxide annually. The plant had been scheduled to come online in early 2009.
The company said in August operations would not begin until September. Germany's Lurgi and France's Air Liquide built the carbon monoxide plant. Fluor Canada built the acetic acid plant and the vinyl acetate plant.
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|Title Annotation:||Saudi International Petrochemical Company|
|Publication:||Saudi Economic Survey|
|Article Type:||Brief article|
|Date:||Oct 25, 2009|
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