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  • I. Linear Alkyl benzene (LAB)

    We have two LAB production plants

       1. Ameryia Petroleum Refinery Company (APRC)

    • The production capacity is 50 Ktpa (HF LAB unit) and the actual
      production more than the design capacity that reached to 55 ktpa.

    • The plant was established in 1984 utilizing UOP’s technology however using liquid

      hydrofluoric acid as a catalyst vs. the latest UOP technology which uses a solid, non-hazardous, catalyst.


    • The plant is relatively well maintained and is operated at full capacity. The plant’s maximum capacity is not sufficient to satisfy current demand in the local market. >>more properties

  •    2. Egyptian Linear Alkyl Benzene Company (ELAB)

    • It is a new LAB plant which produce 100,000 MT/year( Detal LAB unit ) the complex is located in Ameryia area, Alexandria.

    • ELAB was established in, 2003, to execute and operate linear alkyl benzene project (LAB)

    • UOP was selected as a technology licensor for process unit.

    • The Egyptian Petrochemicals Holding Company (ECHEM) have exclusivity marketing linear alkyl benzene product in the Egyptian market to all manufacturers.

    • Linear Alkyl Benzene (LAB) is used to produce Linear Alkyl Benzene Suffocates (LAS).

    • It is nearly used in all kinds of detergents and cleaning preparations which include laundry powders
      and liquids, manual dishwashing liquids, detergent tablets, soap bars and household
      cleaners. >>more properties

  • II. Methanol (MEOH) (E-Methanex)



    • Methanol is a clear biodegradable liquid petrochemical made usually from natural gas - though it can be produced from any carbon-based source, including coal, municipal wastes, landfill gas, wood wastes and other sources.

    • E-Methanex is in the process of constructing 1.3 million tons per year methanol production facility at Damietta on the Mediterranean Sea in Egypt.

    • The plant was established in 2006

    • Methanex was signed off take 100% of the methanol from the project and will supply the Egyptian market demand through a distribution agreement signed between Methanex and Echem.

    • The Egyptian Petrochemicals Holding Company (ECHEM) have exclusivity marketing.

    market to all manufacturers & Distributors.

    • Methanol is used in a number of industrial and consumer products such as plastics and paints, building materials, polyester, and a variety of health and pharmaceutical products. Because it is carbon-based,  methanol has applications in the alternative energy sphere and in the biofuels arena. It can also be used as a fuel additive or blended directly into transportation fuels. Other energy applications include dimethyl ether (DME), biodiesel and methanol-to-power. The fastest growing markets for methanol are in the energy sector, which today represents about one third of methanol demand.

    • Like most chemicals, methanol must be handled and used with care.  >>more properties

  • III. Polystyrene (PS) (E-STYRENICS)

    • The producers and manufacturers segmented the polystyrene to two groups:
                     1. Homo-polymer "HIPS, GPPS, EPS"
                     2. Co-polymer "SBR, ABS, SAN"
    • The Egyptian market has a large consumption of grades GPPS and HIPS.

    • E-STYRENICS is in the process of constructing a 200 ktpa (HIPS & GPPS) production facility at Alexandria, El Dekhella Port .

    • E-STYRENICS was born in Sep. 2005 under the name of Egyptian styrene & Polystyrene Production Company.

    • E-STYRENICS was signed off take 100% of the Polystyrene from the project and will supply the Egyptian market demand & Export to out Egypt through a distribution agreement signed between ESTYRENICS and Echem.

    • The Egyptian Petrochemicals Holding Company (ECHEM) have exclusivity marketing Polystyrene product in the Egyptian market to all manufacturers & Distributors & Export about 50 ktpa through three external Distributors

    • The Egyptian market have a large consumption of grades GPPS and HIPS that are both used in manufacturing most of the electrical equipments , toys, Cassette tape, cups, refrigerators, washing machines and air-conditions etc.... >>more properties