The Sadara petchems JV of Saudi Aramco and US firm Dow Chemical will receive power from state Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) under a 20-year SR14.13bn ($3.77bn) deal.

The first units at the 3.2mn tons/year, $20bn Sadara complex at Jubail, on the Gulf coast just north of the Saudi ‘oil capital’ of Dammam and key export terminal of Ras Tanura, are due online this year, with all units due to be fully operational in 2016. (CONTINUED - 302 WORDS)