January 2008

Trends and Resources

HP Impact: Middle East

   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 MMtpy when it enters comme..

Thinnes, Billy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

   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 MMtpy when it enters commercial service in 2011 for Saudi Chevron Phillips Co. The new GE-supplied compression trains will consist of cracked gas, propylene refrigerant and binary refrigerant compressors. Saudi Chevron Phillips' existing petrochemical complex in Al-Jubail includes an ethylbenzene unit, cyclohexane and a world-scale single-train styrene unit. Included in the current complex expansion are polyethylene, polypropylene and polystyrene units along with required utilities storage facilities, feedstock and p

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