2002 News Story

SABIC wins new contract to supply MTBE to Abu Dhabi

Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) announced today that it has signed a contract with Takreer, an affiliate of the Abu Dhabi Oil Company (ADNOC), to supply 200,000 metric tons of Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (MTBE) for use in the production of unleaded gasoline in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). SABIC, which at 2.8 million metric tons a year is one of the largest producers of MTBE in the world, had previously been awarded a contract to supply 70,000 metric tons of MTBE to the UAE.