Sonatrach – Arzew Ethane Cracker Plant – Oran - Project Profile
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Sonatrach is planning to develop the Arzew Ethane Cracker Plant project at Arzew in Oran, Algeria.
The project involves the construction of an ethane cracker plant with a capacity of 1.4mtpa of ethane. The plant will also produce 1.1mtpa of ethylene, 410,000tpa of mono ethylene glycol, 350,000tpa of high-density polyethylene (HDPE), and 450,000tpa of linear low-density polyethylene (LDPE).
Gas feedstock which is required for the project will be provided from fields in the Hassi R'Mel region, southern Algeria.
The company has awarded a contract to Total SA, to build and operate the project, in July 2007. Total SA withdrew a contract with Sonatrach in the first quarter of 2014.
Sonatrach is the process of obtaining potential investor to develop the project.
SABIC will sign an MOU with Sonatrach to implement the project.
Planning activities are underway
The project involves the construction of a 1.4mtpa ethane cracker plant at Arzew in Oran, Algeria.
The US$5,000 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of an ethane cracker plant
2. Installation of steam cracking furnaces
3. Installation of heat recovery units
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