SEPC: New Petrochemical Complex in Saudi Arabia
Saudi Ethylene and Polyethylene Company (SEPC) has successfully started up its Petrochemical Complex in Al-Jubail Industrial City, located in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. SEPC, formed in 2006, is a joint venture owned by LyondellBasell Industries (25 %) and Tasnee and Sahara Petrochemical Company (75 %).
The complex includes facilities that produce 400 KT per year of high density, mulitmodal polyethylene based on LyondellBasell’s latest-generation Hostalen ACP process, 400,000 KT per year of low density polyethylene based on LyondellBasell’s Lupotech T technology, 1,000 KT per year of ethylene, and 285 KT per year of propylene.
The two polyethylene plants are the largest of their kind in the world, and demonstrate the technology leadership of LyondellBasell as polyolefins licensor.
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