SIPCHEM RESUMES OPERATIONS IN SOME OF ITS PRODUCTION UNITS
Monday, July 03, 2017
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With reference to Saudi International Petrochemical Company announcement on 23/05/2017, the company now announces that it has completed the scheduled Turnaround maintenance activities. Thus, operations at its affiliates plants: the Carbon Monoxide Plant of International Gases Company (IGC) and the Acetic Acid Plant of International Acetate Company (IAC) resumed on Thursday 29/06/2017 and Saturday 01/07/2017 respectively.
The completed Turnaround maintenance activities included making repairs to and undertaking general maintenance on the aforementioned plants. These activities will significantly enhance each plants efficiency, increase their reliability, and allow them to achieve their future operational plans.
The financial impact will be reflected in the results of the 2nd Quarter, 2017 once calculated. Sipchem had taken all necessary precautions to ensure that there was no disruption to the supply of its products to its customers during the scheduled shutdown period.