30 Nov – Saudi Al Waha shuts PP plant on technical issues
According to a company announcement published on Tadawul, Saudi Arabia’s stock market, Al Waha Petrochemical shut its PP unit on November 9 due to a technical defect in the cold box unit.
The company stated that a periodical maintenance shutdown at the plant had already been scheduled for the first half of 2019 and the management decided to bring it forward.
The 450,000 tons/year unit is expected to resume production after a 30-day shutdown.
During the maintenance period, customers will be supplied from Al Waha’s existing inventories, the company further stated.