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Two more petrochemical companies in Saudi Arabia announced over the weekend that feedstock supplies from Saudi Aramco have returned to normal levels.

Petrotahlil :Sadara and Advanced Petrochemical Co. were the two companies that announced resumption of normal supplies.

Late last week, six of Saudi Arabia's petrochemical firms said feedstock ethane supplies from Saudi Aramco returned to normal. The companies were -- Sipchem, Saudi Kayan, Tasnee, Yansab, Sabic and Petro Rabigh.

Feedstock supplies were cut to crucial Saudi petrochemical companies after the attacks on key Saudi Aramco oil facilities on September 14. The attacked oil field also produces and supplies gas for petrochemical production, and the country's petrochemical industry was particularly hit by the gas supply cut.

Feedstock ethane supplies were cut 16%-50% just after the attacks.

FIRMS ANNOUNCED NORMAL FEEDSTOCK SUPPLIES SUNDAY

Sadara Basic Services Company (Sadara)

Current feedstock supply cut: 10% from 16%

Key production:

Ethylene: 1.5 million mt/year

PE: 1.1 million mt/year

 

Advanced Petrochemical Company

Current feedstock supply cut: 20% from 40%

Key production:

Propylene: 500,000 mt/year

PP: 450,000 mt/year

 

ETHANE SUPPLIES AT NORMAL LEVELS LAST WEEK

Sipchem

Key production:

Ethylene: 1.3 million mt/year

VAM: 330,000 mt/year

AA: 400,000 mt/year

LDPE: 400,000 mt/year

 

Saudi Kayan

Key production:

Ethylene: 1.5 million mt/year

Propylene: 430,000 mt/year

PP: 350,000 mt/year

PE: 600,000 mt/year

 

National Industrialization Co (Tasnee)

Key production:

Ethylene: 1 million mt/year

Propylene: 740,000 mt/year

PP: 450,000 mt/year

PE: 800,000 mt/year

(Note: Combined capacity of Saudi Polyolefins Company and Saudi Ethylene and Polyethylene Company)

 

Yanbu National Petrochemical Company (Yansab)

Key production:

Ethylene: 1.3 million mt/year

Propylene: 400,000 mt/year

PE: 900,000 mt/year

MEG: 700,000 mt/year

PP: 400,000 mt/year

Benzene, MX toluene: 250,000 mt/year

Butene-1 and butene-2: 100,000 mt/year

 

Saudi Basic Industries Corp (Sabic)

Key production:

Ethylene: around 9 million mt/year

MEG: around 6.1 million mt/year (including JV)

 

Petro Rabigh

Current feedstock supply cut: 20% from 8%

Key production:

Ethylene: 1.6 million mt/year

MEG: 600,000 mt/year

PE: 1.06 million mt/year

PP: 700,000 mt/year

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