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October 26, 2021updated 26 Apr 2022 12:30pm

Saudi Kayan Petrochemical Company Al-Jubail Complex, Saudi Arabia

By Carmen

Saudi Kayan Petrochemical Company Al-Jubail Complex is an active petrochemical complex located in Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia. The complex started commercial operations in 2011 and currently has an active annual capacity of 6.87mtpa. Its capacity is expected to increase to 6.99mtpa in 2030. The plants in this complex are operated by Saudi Kayan Petrochemical and Saudi Butanol.

Key Products Capacity – Saudi Kayan Petrochemical Company Al-Jubail Complex, 2020

Key products produced in this complex include ethylene, ethylene glycol (EG), ethylene oxide (EO), polyethylene, propylene etc.

Ethylene accounts for major capacity share i.e., 21.7% of the total annual capacity of the complex with 1.49mtpa, followed by ethylene glycol (EG) and ethylene oxide (EO) with 15.4% (1.06mtpa) and 11.2% (0.77mtpa) respectively.

Details of key upcoming projects in Saudi Kayan Petrochemical Company Al-Jubail Complex

The complex is set to add capacity with upcoming plant, Saudi Kayan Petrochemical Clariant Jv Al-Jubail Alcohol Ethoxylates Plant (0.12mtpa).

About Saudi Kayan Petrochemical

Saudi Kayan Petrochemical Co (Saudi Kayan) is a joint stock company that manufactures and markets chemicals, polymers and specialty products. The company offers products such as ethanolamines, ethoxylates, phenol, cumene, polycarbonate, ethylene, propylene, polyethylene, monoethanolamine, diethanolamine, triethanolamine, polypropylene, ethylene glycol, natural detergent alcohol, bisphenol-A, acetone, n-butanol, iso-butanol and low-density polyethylene. Its monoethanolamine is used in gas sweetening, detergent and specialty cleaning formulations, concrete mixtures, flexible urethane foam catalysts, pharmaceuticals, personal care products and herbicides. Saudi Kayan’s polycarbonate is used in optical media, construction and housing, automotive, aircraft, electronic components, medical appliances, and others. The company sells its products across Saudi Arabia. Saudi Kayan is headquartered in Jubail Industrial City, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia.


Information on the petrochemical complexes/plants is sourced from GlobalData’s oil & gas petrochemicals plants database that provides detailed information on all active and upcoming, petrochemical plants globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.

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