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PetroRabigh Shuts Ethane Cracker

Date : Jun 27, 2016

Saudi Arabia's Rabigh Refining and Petrochemical Co (PetroRabigh) has shut its ethane cracker due to a turbine generator fault.


The closure took place late on 21 June as a precautionary measure, the firm said in a bourse statement.


The firm was conducting a technical evaluation ahead of necessary repair and maintenance operations, although it did not say how long this process would take.


PetroRabigh, a joint venture between Japan's Sumitomo Chemical and Saudi Aramco, also said it was evaluating the financial impact of the shutdown and this would be announced in due course.