The first phase of the plant is expected to produce 130,000 tonnes per year of caustic soda for EGA's Al Taweelah alumina refinery and 160,000 tonnes per year of ethylene dichloride
These improvements are expected to be partially offset by lower ethylene dichloride
pricing and higher ethane, benzene and propylene costs.
The new plant will be the first in the UAE to produce ethylene dichloride
, which will be sold to third parties.
and caustic soda manufacturing is a new industry for KIZAD and construction of the plant is expected to boost KIZAD's role as an industrial centre for Abu Dhabi and the UAE.
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VCM is produced by hydro-chlorination of acetylene and the de-hydro-chlorination of ethylene dichloride
The agreements were signed with three Saudi banks: Banque Saudi Fransi, Riyad Bank and The Saudi British Bank, to provide Islamic commercial financing for the development of SAMAPCOs Ethylene Dichloride
and Caustic Soda petrochemical project located in Jubail Industrial City.
Affected sources are those facilities that generate or produce the following HAPs of concern above the OSHA thresholds: 1,3-butadiene, 1,3-dichloropropene, acetaldehyde, chloroform, ethylene dichloride
, hexachlorobenzene, methylene chloride, quinoline, hydrazine and compounds of arsenic, cadmium, chromium, lead, manganese.
Moreover, Ineos supplies ethylene and ethylene dichloride
and also vinyl chloride monomer which is also supplied by the acquired business.
The project is a joint venture between Sahara and state-run mining firm Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Maaden) and has a production capacity of 250,000 T of caustic soda and 300,000 T of ethylene dichloride
Product Old Capacities Expanded Capacities (one million (one million metric tons) metric tons) Ethylene 162 207 Propylene 74 114 Vinyl Chloride 152 166 Ethylene Dichloride