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October 22, 2021

Yanbu National Petrochemicals Company Yanbu Complex, Saudi Arabia

By Carmen

Yanbu National Petrochemicals Company Yanbu Complex is an active petrochemical complex located in Al Madinah Region, Saudi Arabia. The complex started commercial operations in 2010 and currently has an active annual capacity of 4mtpa. Its capacity is expected to remain the same as 4mtpa in 2030. The plants in this complex are operated by Yanbu National Petrochemical.

Key Products Capacity – Yanbu National Petrochemicals Company Yanbu Complex, 2020

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

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Ethylene accounts for major capacity share i.e., 32.3% of the total annual capacity of the complex with 1.3mtpa.

About Yanbu National Petrochemical

Yanbu National Petrochemicals Co (YANSAB) a subsidiary of Saudi Basic Industries Corp, is a manufacturer and distributor of petrochemical products. The company’s product portfolio includes ethylene, linear density polyethylene, polypropylene, butene 1, ethylene glycol, polyethylene, butene 2, MTBE and BTX. It also provides propylene, mono ethylene glycol, di ethylene glycol, tri ethylene glycol and benzene, among others. YANSAB’s thermoformed sheet grade products are used in cup and containers, electronic devices packaging, meat tray, injection molding, cast film and blown film, carrier bags and wrapping films, medical device component packaging, among others. The company’s ethylene glycols are used in polyester fiber for textile industry and PET for soft package. YANSAB is headquartered in Yanbu, ?Al Madinah, Yanbu, 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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