Kuwait plans third olefins cracker

09 December 2010

A feasibility study by Kuwait’s state-owned Petrochemical Industries Co (PIC) for a planned third olefins cracker in the country is expected to be completed by the middle of 2011, Meed has reported. A final decision on the estimated $3bn scheme is expected by the end of next year. The proposed plant, which would produce ethylene, is expected to use a mixed ethane-naphtha feed.

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