Petro Rabigh phase II to start operations in first quarter of 2018

31 December 2017
The second phase of the project is going to expand the giant PetroRabigh petrochemical complex in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia’s Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih has said that Petro Rabigh phase II, the expansion of the petrochemical complex of Petro Rabigh, would start operations in the first quarter of 2018, according to a Reuters report.

Phase II of the joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Japan’s Sumitomo Chemical will be able to produce 5 million tonnes of petrochemicals and 15 million tonnes of petroleum products annually.

The Petro Rabigh phase II project has been ranked among the top 100 projects of 2017 in the MENA region.

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