2004 News Story

Saudi petrochemical company exports its first shipment to Japan

The Saudi Petrochemical International Company (SPICOM) has commenced the export of methanol, with the first shipment going to Japan. The 16,500 metric ton shipment is the first from the Jubail-based methanol plant which began production two months ahead of schedule.  The plant has the capacity to generate 2,950 metric tons of methanol daily.