Sipchem successfully completes scheduled periodic turnaround maintenance activities for vinyl acetate monomer plant

The turnaround maintenance was in accordance with the company’s 2019 business plan

Sipchem is one of the largest companies in the petrochemical sector in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Sipchem is one of the largest companies in the petrochemical sector in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Sahara International Petrochemical Company (Sipchem) announced the safe completion of the scheduled periodic turnaround maintenance activities for the vinyl acetate monomer plant of the International Vinyl Acetate Company, an affiliate of Sipchem.

Start-up activities for the International Vinyl Acetate Company plant commenced on 17 July 2019.

During the scheduled turnaround, the required maintenance works were safely completed, which will enhance the reliability of production and allow the International Vinyl Acetate Company plant to achieve its future operational plans.

The financial impact of this scheduled turnaround will be reflected in the company’s 2019 third quarter financial results.

The company has taken all necessary precautions to avoid any potential impact on customers.

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