Fatty Alcohol Plant Order for Lurgi

Editor: Dr. Jörg Kempf

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Lurgi has been awarded the order for supplying the technology and license for a fatty alcohol plant in Jubail within Sabic Affiliate, Saudi Kayan. The plant will include an upstream fatty acid unit, a wax-ester unit, an hydrogenation unit, a downstream fatty alcohol fractionation and distillation as well as a complete glycerine line. The oleo-chemical complex will have a production capacity of around 83,000 tpa of distilled fatty alcohols of various compositions.