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saudi basic industries corp (SABIC) Details

Saudi Basic Industries Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, markets, and distributes chemicals, fertilizers, and metal products in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and internationally. The company operates through Chemicals, Fertilizers, and Metals segments. It provides various chemical products, including olefins comprising ethylene, propylene, butadiene, and butene-1 to manufacture various consumer products; oxygenates, such as methanol and methyl tertiary butyl ether; aromatics for the production of clothing, paints, and packaging; chemical intermediates, such as caustic soda, ethylene dichloride, and vinyl chloride monomer to make various materials for textiles, soaps, polyvinyl chloride (PVC), and other plastics; fiber intermediates to manufacture antifreeze, detergents, paints, and polyesters; industrial gases comprising nitrogen, argon, crude krypton/xenon, and hydrogen for industrial processes; and linear alpha olefins that form components of comonomers, alcohols, lubricants, surfactants, and other intermediate chemicals. The company also offers performance chemicals, such as base products, functional chemicals, and functional polymers; plastic products that include PVC and polyesters for consumer, commercial, and industrial products; polystyrene; and polyolefins polyethylene and polypropylene for use in various materials, industrial food packaging, and waterproof films. In addition, it provides fertilizer products, which comprise prilled and granular urea, ammonia, and phosphates; long steel products, including reinforcing bar, rebar-in-coil, wire rod coils, light sections, and steel billets; and flat steel products, such as hot rolled, cold rolled, hot dip galvanized, and pre painted coils. The company was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in Riyadh, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

40,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/25/14
Founded in 1976

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saudi basic industries corp (SABIC) Key Developments

SABIC Appoints Yousef Al Benyan as its New CFO

SABIC has appointed the current executive vice president for chemicals Yousef Al Benyan as its new CFO. Al Benyan will replace Mutlaq Al Morished, who left SABIC to become CEO of National Industrialisation Co, as announced on 15 December 2014.

Saudi Basic Industries Corporation Recommends Dividend for the Second Half of 2014

Saudi Basic Industries Corp. decided at a meeting to recommend to shareholders a cash dividend of SAR 9 billion, or SAR 3 per share, for the second half of 2014.

SABIC Announces Plans to Shut its Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether Plant at Al-Jubail in Saudi Arabia from February to March

SABIC announced that it plans to shut its 700,000 tonne/year methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) plant at Al-Jubail in Saudi Arabia from February to March. The plant is expected to be shut for around one month. This turnaround is unexpected to have an impact on spot supply as the company is largely covered on a contractual basis, they added. The company has three MTBE plants at Al Jubail, with the other two having capacities of 300,000 tonnes/year and 1 million tonnes/year. It is unclear if the will be shut for turnarounds in tandem with the 700,000 tonnes/year plant.


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