Catalysts First Fluid Catalytic Cracking Catalysts Facility in the Middle East

Editor: Dominik Stephan

The incredibly active Middle–Eastern industry has now another benchmark project underway: Together with Al Dahra Agriculture, Grace will build the first fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) catalysts manufacturing facility in the region...

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Abu Dhabi/United Arabian Emriates – The planned state-of-the-art facility, which represents a capital investment of approximately $200 million, will serve refineries throughout the Middle East and potentially into South Asia, company speakers explained. The plant will be built in the Kizad Industrial Zone approximately 70km from the city of Abu Dhabi and should go on stream in late 2015.

An additional logistics hub will be completed in the first quarter of 2014. Detailed engineering work for the full manufacturing facility is underway and construction is expected to begin in the fourth quarter of 2013.

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