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Equate restarts major Kuwait ethylene glycol unit following July fire

11.05.2012  | 

The unit was successfully restarted ahead of schedule, the company said in a statement. Through the cooperation of its world-class workforce, EQUATE successfully restarted the unit at an earlier date than the previously announced mid-November target,” the company said.

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Kuwait-based joint venture Equate Petrochemical Co. on Monday announced the restart of its 550,000 tpy ethylene glycol plant, which had been down since July due to a fire.

The unit was successfully restarted ahead of schedule, the company said in a statement.

“Through the cooperation of its world-class workforce, EQUATE successfully restarted the unit at an earlier date than the previously announced mid-November target,” the company said.

The joint venture is mainly owned by Kuwait's state-run Petrochemical Industries Co. and US-based Dow Chemical.

Equate manufactures over 5 million tpy of petrochemical products.



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