SABIC Geleen Complex is an active petrochemical complex located in Limburg, Netherlands. The complex started commercial operations in 1959 and currently has an active annual capacity of 3.98mtpa. Its capacity is expected to remain the same as 3.98mtpa in 2030. The plants in this complex are operated by SABIC Europe.

Key Products Capacity – SABIC Geleen Complex, 2020

Key products produced in this complex include ethylene, polyethylene, propylene, polypropylene, benzene etc.

Ethylene accounts for major capacity share i.e., 32.8% of the total annual capacity of the complex with 1.31mtpa, followed by polyethylene and propylene with 23.6% (0.94mtpa) and 18.3% (0.73mtpa) respectively.

About SABIC Europe

SABIC Europe BV (SABIC Europe), formerly SABIC EuroPetrochemicals BV, a subsidiary of Saudi Basic Industries Corp, a petrochemical company that manufactures and distributes plastics, chemicals, and innovative plastics. The company’s plastics comprise polyolefins, polyethylene and polypropylene products. Its chemical products include chemical intermediates, glycol, industrial gases, olefins, aromatics, linear alpha olefins, oxygenates and performance chemicals. SABIC Europe’s fertilizers comprise urea and ammonia and phosphates. The company also offers flat steel products and long steel products. It serves automotive, consumer electronics, electrical and lighting, healthcare and mass transportation. The company operates in the Netherlands, Belgium, Italy, Poland and others. SABIC Europe is headquartered in Sittard, the Netherlands.


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