SAUDI ARABIA: Daelim touts mechanical completion on NCP polymer project in Jubail

Daelim Industrial Co. said it has "received the certificate of mechanical
completion of the Saudi NCP Polymer project from U.S.-based Chevron Phillips, the project owner”.

The project includes units designed to produce 550,000 t/y of high-density polyethylene, 550,000 t/y of linear lowdensity polyethylene, 400,000 t/y of polypropylene and 200,000 t/y of polystyrene.

In 2009, Daelim announced that it had converted an earlier contract for construction of the Jubail plants to a lump-sum contract.(Syed Rashid Ali, Karachi, Pakistan)