ABOUT ECHEM

OPERATING COMPANIES


  • +ASPPC
    Description

    Alexandria Specialty Petroleum Products Company (ASPPC) is an Egyptian Shareholder Company established in February 1998 under Egyptian Investment Law.

    The authorized capital is 500 million Egyptian pounds, and the issued capital is 200 million Egyptian pounds.

    Location

    ASPPC located at High Dam Road, El-Max, Alexandria.

    Shareholders

    - Petroleum Sector 40%
    - National Banks sector 25%
    - Egyptian special Banks sector 15.6%
    - Egyptian Insurance companies 10.4%
    - Insurance Sector 9%

    FeedStock

    1. itumen 6/12 & 60/70, solvents.
    2. Bitumen 60/70, solvents.
    3. Bitumen 180/200, Fiber Glass, and Poly Ester.
    4. Paraffin wax, Micro Crystalline wax, Additives.
    5. Paraffin wax, Micro Crystalline wax, Mineral oil, Technical White Oil .

    Units On Stream

    1. Industrial Bituminous Emulsions.
    2. Bituminous Road Emulsions.
    3. Bituminous Roofing Membranes.
    4. Compound Wax.
    5. Cable Vaseline.

    Products Capacity

    1. Industrial Bituminous Emulsions 10,000 MTA
    2. Bituminous Road Emulsions 20,000 MTA
    3. Bituminous Roofing Membranes 4.5 Million M2/ Year
    4. Compound Wax 3,000 MTA
    5. Cable Vaseline 3,000 MTA

    Start Up Date

    2003

  • +EPC
    Description

    Egyptian Petrochemicals Company (EPC) was established in 1981 as a public Sector Company totally owned by the petroleum sector for purposes of production, trading selling, importing, and exporting of petrochemical materials.

    Location

    EPC complex, located at Petrochemicals Complex, Amreya, Km 36 Alexandria – Cairo Desert Road.

    Feedstock

    1. Raw Salt
    2. Ethylene purchased from Sidi Kerir Petrochemical Company (Sidpec)

    Plants On Stream

    1. Chlorine & Caustic Soda
    2. Vinyl chloride Monomer ( VCM )
    3. Poly – vinyl chloride ( PVC )
    4. PVC compounds & XLPE
    5. Ethylene Import Facility ( Off – Shore Platform )
    6. Power Generation Station

    Products Capacities

    1. PVC Resin 80 k tone
    2. PVC Compounds 30 k tone
    3. Caustic Soda (liquid, Flakes) 72 k tone

    Start Up Date

    1987

    Website

    www.egy-petrochem.com

  • +SIDPEC
    Description

    Sidi Kerir Petrochemicals Company (Sidpec) is an Egyptian Joint Stock company established on November 16, 1997 under Egyptian Investment Law.

    The authorized capital of the company is 5,100 Million Egyptian Pounds and the issued capital is 1,050 Million Egyptian Pounds.

    Location

    Sidpec is located at the Petrochemicals Complex, Amreya, Km 36 Alexandria – Cairo Desert Road.

    Shareholders

    - Petroleum Sector 27%
    - Egyptian Banks 37%
    - Insurance Sector 13%
    - Others 23%

    Feedstock

    Ethane/ Propane Gas Mixture from the Egyptian Natural Gas Company (GASCO).

    Plants On Stream

    1. Ethylene Plant.
    2. Polyethylene Plant.
    3. LPG Plant.
    4. Butene-1 Plant.

    Products’ Capacities

    1. Ethylene 300 KTA
    2. Polyethylene ( HDPE & LLPE ) 225 KTA
    3. LPG 50 KTA
    4. Butane –1 10 KTA

    Start Up Date

    2000

    Website

    www.sidpec.com

  • +ELAB
    Description

    Egyptian Linear Alkyl Benzene Company (ELAB) is an Egyptian Joint Stock company according to the Investment Guarantess and Incentives law no. 8 of the year 1997.

    The authorized capital of the company is 250 Million Dollars and the issued capital is 210 Million Dollars.

    Location

    ELAB is located in El sad El Aly Street, Alexandria, Egypt.

    Shareholders

    - The Egyptian Petrochemicals Holding Co. 21.02 %
    - Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation. 10.51 %
    - The Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Co. 21.02 %
    - National Investment Bank. 34.17 %
    - Ministry of Finance 13.11 %
    - Unichema group 0.17 %

    Feedstock

    Benzol from reformate, Kerosene and Kerosene Jet A1, and Hydrogen.

    Licensor

    UOP

    Contractor

    - GSE & C Company.
    - Petrojet & Enppi.

    Plants On Stream

    March 2009

    Products’ Capacities

    1. LAB 100 KTA
    2. HAB 5 KTA

    Website

    www.Egylab.com

    Applications

    Linear alkylbenzene is sulfonated to produce linear alkylbenzene sulfonate (LAS) for Detergents production,

  • +E-METHANEX
    Description

    Egyptian Linear Alkyl Benzene Company (ELAB) is an Egyptian Joint Stock company according to the Investment Guarantess and Incentives law no. 8 of the year 1997.

    The authorized capital of the company is 1200 Million Dollars and the issued capital is 210 Million Dollars.

    Location

    E-Methanex is located in Damietta on Mediterranean Sea in Egypt.

    Shareholders

    - Global Methanex Co-operation. 60%
    - The Egyptian Petrochemicals Holding Co. 12 %
    - Egyptian Natural Gas Co. 9 %
    - The Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Co. 12 %
    - Arab petroleum Investment Corporation 7%

    Feedstock

    Natural Gas from GASCO’s Metric Station.

    Licensor

    Davey Process Technology.

    Contractor

    Techint.

    Plants On Stream

    March-2011

    Products’ Capacities

    Methanol 1300 KTA

    Applications

    MeOH Applications:
    1. Chemical Intermediate and Fuel.
    2. Fuel Cell Applications.
    3. Bio-Diesel Production.
    4. Miscellaneous Uses of Methanol.

  • +EPPC
    Description Egyptian propylene and poly propylene company EPPC has been established under investment law in May 2008.
    The total capital investment is 900 million USD
    Location EPPC is located in El Gameel industrial zone – Port Said.
    Shareholders - Echem 13%
    - Gasco 13%
    - OPC 5%
    - Orientals holding company 21%
    - Deesa holding company 23%
    - AKIV limited 15%
    - Arabian company for investment 10%
    Feedstock 430 kta of fresh propane from Untied Gas derivatives company UGDC.
    Plants On Stream 1. PDH Plant.
    2. PP Plant.
    Products’ Capacities Poly propylene homopolymer and copolymer with ethylene 400 KTA
    Start Up Date April 2011
    Applications EPPC’s Polypropylene Applications:
  • +E-STYRENICS
    Description

    Egyptian Styrene and Polystyrene Company (Estyrenics) is an Egyptian company established based on the Investment Guarantees and Incentives law no. 8 of the year 1997 as a private Duty Free Zone.

    The authorized capital of the company is 408 Million US Dollars and the issued capital is 185 Million US Dollars.

    Location

    - Estyrenics is located in Dekhella Port, Alexandria, Egypt.

    Shareholders

    1. The Egyptian Petrochemicals Holding Co. 25%
    2. Petrojet Co. 20%
    3. ENPPI Co. 15%
    4. National Investment Bank. 24%
    5. Ministry of Finance 16%

    Feedstock

    - Styrene: Ethylene and Benzene
    - Polystyrene: Styrene

    Licensors

    - Styrene: Badger
    - Polystyrene: Ineos

    Contractors

    - Styrene: In the Bidding stage
    - Polystyrene: Petrojet & ENPPI

    Plants On Stream

    1. Poly Styrene 1st line September 2012.
    2. Poly Styrene 2nd line January 2013.

    Products’ Capacities

    1. Styrene 300 KTA
    2. Poly Styrene 200 KTA

    Website

    www.estyrenics.com

    Polystyrene Applications

    GPPS: (General Purpose Polystyrene), transparent like glass, beautiful color, has easy processing and fabrication features for injection, Extrusion and other molding methods in addition, GPPS has high electrical insulation characteristics and good dimension stability.

    HIPS: (High Impact Polystyrene), a copolymer of rubber and styrene, has high impact and flexural strength, and is widely used for industrial and consumer goods.

  • +MOPCO
    Description

    Misr oil processing & fertilizers Company (Mopco) is an Egyptian Joint Stock company established on July 26, 1998 under Egyptian Investment Law.

    The authorized capital of the company is 2.04 billion Egyptian Pounds and the paid-up capital is 996 Million Egyptian Pounds.

    Location

    Mopco is located at public free zone, Damietta.

    Shareholders

    - Petroleum Sector 47.13%
    - Egyptian Banks 17.93%
    - Insurance Sector 4.28%
    - Others 30.6%

    Feedstock

    Natural gas from the Egyptian Natural Gas Company (GASCO)

    Plants On Stream

    1. Ammonia Plant.
    2. Urea Plant.

    Products Capacity

    1. Ammonia 400 k tone
    2. Urea 635 k tone
    3. Nitrogen 4 k tone

    Start Up Date

    Aug.2008

  • +APRC
    Description

    LAB Unit is included in Amreya Petroleum Refining Company (APRC) which is an Egyptian Public Sector Company established in 1984.

    APRC is totally owned by the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC).

    Locations

    APRC is located at Amreya, km-17, Alexandria - Cairo Desert Road.

    Feedstock

    - Kerosene : From Amreya Petroleum Refining Co.
    - Jet fuel A : From Amreya Petroleum Refining Co.
    - Benzene : From Amreya Petroleum Refining Co.

    Products Capacity

    - Linear Alkyl Benzene (LAB) 50 K tone
    - Heavy Alkyl Benzene (HAB) 3 k tone

    Start Up Date

    1984