Yansab: Startup of Production
Mutlaq Al-Morished, Yansab chairman and Sabic vice president, corporate finance, stated that the Yansab complex, which comprises eight world-class plants, will add a total annual capacity of more than four million metric tons of petrochemical products, including 1.3 million tons of ethylene, 400,000 tons of propylene, 800,000 tons of polyethylene (both low- and high-density), 400,000 tons of polypropylene, 770,000 tons of ethylene glycol, in addition to 250,000 tons of benzene, and a mix of Xylene and toluene, 100,000 tons combined of butane-1 and butane-2, and 25,000 tons of MTBE.
Al-Morished added that Yansab applies the latest state-of-the-art global technologies for the operation of its petrochemical complex, some of which will be introduced for the first time in the Kingdom. The complex produces olefins, aromatics, oxygenates and various polymer products that are used in plastic industries around the world.
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