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June 3, 2008
Axens (Rueil-Malmaison, France www.axens.net) has been awarded a design package for the new, 400,000 bbl/d, world class, full-conversion refinery in Jubail, Saudi Arabia. The refining and petrochemical complex is scheduled to start-up in 2012. Among the units that are being designed by Axens and its Alliance partners are a 32,000 bbl/d vacuum gas oil fluid-catalytic cracker (VGO FCC) and a ParamaX...
http://www.chemengonline.com/regions/middle_east/saudi_arabia/Saudi-Aramco-and-Total-select-Axens-Technologies_3915.html
May 15, 2008
The Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco; Dhahran, Saudi Arabia; www.saudiaramco.com) and Total (Paris, France; www.total.com) have both confirmed their decision to invest in a 400,000 bbl/d world-class, full-conversion refinery in Jubail, Saudi Arabia. The refinery will process Arabian Heavy crude to high–quality refined products that will meet the most stringent global product specifications and...
http://www.chemengonline.com/regions/middle_east/saudi_arabia/Saudi-AramcoTotal-confirm-Jubail-Refinery-Project_3895.html
March 19, 2008
The International Petroleum Investment Company (Abu Dhabi, U.A.E) and Borealis AG (www.borealisgroup.com) have signed a memorandum of understanding along with Abu Dhabi Investment Council to prepare jointly for the first phase of the development of...
http://www.chemengonline.com/regions/middle_east/saudi_arabia/Chemicals-industrial-city-planned-for-Abu-Dhabi_3755.html
December 17, 2007
The Siemens Industrial Solutions and Services Group (I&S; Erlangen, Germany; www.siemens.com/cement) has received an order from Orascom Construction Industries (OCI; Cairo, Egypt), to engineer and supply all the electrical equipment for the new cement works of the Al Safwa Cement Co., Saudi-Arabia. The project is worth around 20-million euros and is scheduled for completion in Fall 2009. OCI is a...
http://www.chemengonline.com/regions/middle_east/saudi_arabia/Siemens-I-and-S-receives-cement-contract_3566.html
November 15, 2007
Rabigh Refining & Petrochemical Co., a 50:50 joint venture of Saudi Arabian Oil Co. (Dhahran, both Saudi Arabia) and Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd. (Tokyo, Japan; edlinks.che.com/6901-537), is constructing a new plant to produce 200,000 m.t./yr of propylene oxide (PO). When the plant starts up next year, it will be the second commercial plant to use a byproduct-free process...
http://www.chemengonline.com/regions/middle_east/saudi_arabia/A-second-major-plant-for-a-new-PO-process_3511.html
November 7, 2007
GE Oil & Gas will supply three compression trains for a new, large-scale ethylene cracker plant in Al-Jubail, Saudi Arabia, which will have a capacity of 1.165 million ton/yr when it enters commercial service in 2011 for Saudi Chevron Phillips Co...
http://www.chemengonline.com/regions/middle_east/saudi_arabia/GE-Oil-and-Gas-to-Supply-Ethylene-Plant-in-Saudi-Arabia_3461.html
October 1, 2007
Plant Watch Liheng adds largest continuous polymerization capacity for PA6 to China September 25, 2007 — Liheng (Changle) Polyamide Technology Co. has contracted Lurgi Zimmer GmbH to build a polyamide-6 (PA6) plant in the province of Fujian. The plant will have a capacity of 200 tons/d of textile-grade chips, and will go onstream in 2009. SolVin to expand latex production in France September 24...
http://www.chemengonline.com/regions/middle_east/saudi_arabia/October-Plant-Watch-and-Mergers_3401.html

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