The MEGlobal wholly-owned subsidiary of Kuwait’s Equate Petrochemical plans a worldscale monoethylene glycol (MEG) plant in Freeport, Texas. The plant will be built in a complex operated by US firm Dow Chemical, which holds equity in Equate.

Dow says the plant will come onstream in mid-2019. A capacity figure has not been given but a worldscale MEG plant built today would likely be able to deliver around 1mn tons/year. (CONTINUED - 305 WORDS)