Middle East

First petrochemical exports leave King Abdullah Port

Doha: Rabigh Refining and Petrochemical Company (Petro Rabigh) exported Sunday the first shipment of petrochemical products from King Abdullah Port, located in King Abdullah Economic City in Rabigh. The shipment represents the first export operation of the port.
The cargo, which consisted of 54 containers of polymer material, was shipped on board a carrier heading to Singapore.
Petro Rabigh is a Saudi joint stock company, founded in 2005 as a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Sumitomo Chemical of Japan.

Petro Rabigh processes up to 400,000 barrels per day of Arabian light crude oil, and uses 1.2m tons per year of ethane as feedstock to produce a variety of petrochemical products.  [06/01/14]

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