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
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.