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Al Jubail (AR Razi 4), Saudi Arabia

Plant Owner


Acetic Acid / VAM JV Partner

Helm Arabia

Plant Location

Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia


Methanol, 850,000tpa, Acetic acid, 460,000tpa, vinyl acetate monomer(VAM), 300,000tpa, acetic anhydride 50,000tpa, 265,000mtpa carbon dioxide

Plant Start-Up

Originally 2008 now early 2009

Financial Advisors

Saudi British Bank and HSBC

Acetyl Co-Production Technology

Eastman Chemical Company

VAM Technology



Saudi Aramco and International Methanol Company (IMC)

Project Management Services Contract

Foster Wheeler

Carbon Monoxide Owners

Sipchem/National Power Company (Saudi Arabia)

Carbon Monoxide Construction Contract

Lurgi/Air Liquide

460,000tpa Acetic Acid Plant, 300,000tpa Vinyl Acetate Plant and Common Utilities Contract

Fluor Canada

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