PIC's decision in April 2001 to go ahead with Equate
II followed forecasts of an upturn in global petrochemical prices.
A joint venture of Union Carbide Corporation (USA) (NYSE: UK) and Kuwaiti Government-owned Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC), the giant EQUATE
complex includes an ethane cracker capable of producing 650,000 metric tons per year of ethylene, 450,000 metric tons/yr.
Addressing attendees, Al-Qattan expressed heartfelt appreciation and gratitude for this event, hoping that EQUATE
would continue boosting its status as one of the world's petrochemical leaders through the efforts of its world-class workforce, best business practices, cutting-edge technology and focus on continuous growth.
Providing feedstock for the polyolefins unit of the Equate
complex, this is fully owned by PIC.
Hatem hoped that such a donation would play a role in supporting the victims who are facing many challenges, stressing that EQUATE
will always do its best to participate in official sustainability efforts.
The first phase is all about creating as much added-value from current facilities, while the second and third are all about making Equate
have greater global presence, with all stages focusing on distinguished human resources, especially Kuwaitis, through being more specialized and optimum technology utilization within a creative, innovative and sustainable work environment," he added.
today announced that the spreadsheet application Equate
and its desktop connection counterpart, Equate
Connect, will be available for the Apple MessagePad 2000 when it ships.
was established in 1995 and is currently a joint venture between Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC), the Dow Chemical Company, Boubyan Petrochemicals Company and Qurain Petrochemical Industries Company.
In March 2001, PIC's board of directors approved the establishment of a new, $2 bn grassroots complex at Shuaiba to be called Equate
KUWAIT, May 7 (KUNA) -- EQUATE
Petrochemical Company said the Middle East has exported over 30 million metric tons of petrochemicals during 2011.
Al-Shamary, who is also a member of KIHSE s steering committee, noted that EQUATE
ensures close coordination with relevant governmental, civic and private organizations in EH&S fields through exchanging expertise, mutual training courses, routine meeting and forming joint teams to apply its tagline of Partners in Success.
KUWAIT, Dec 21 (KUNA) -- EQUATE
Petrochemical Company, Kuwait's first international petrochemical joint-venture, announced that it will soon be in the final stages of its plant maintenance (turnaround).