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BUZZ-Saudi Arabia's naphtha demand to increase - FGE
May 23, 2017 / 6:46 AM / 7 months ago

BUZZ-Saudi Arabia's naphtha demand to increase - FGE

** Saudi Arabia’s naphtha demand is to increase due to new petrochemical projects, consulting firm FGE says

** Saudi Arabian Sadara’s 1.5-million-tonne-per-year (tpy) cracker is expected to ramp up production over the second quarter, it says in a note this week

** PetroRabigh-2 will start operations later this year and its reformer and aromatics unit will raise Saudi Arabia’s consumption of heavy naphtha by 2.7 million tpy upon full commissioning, FGE adds

** In total, Sadara and PetroRabigh-2 will raise Middle Eastern naphtha demand by approximately 65,000 barrels per day year-on-year (Reuters Messaging:

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