Production Capacities

EQUATE: Owner or Single Operator

Company Shareholders Products Capacity Location Marketing Outlet
EQUATE PIC 42.5%
Dow 42.5%
BPC 9%
QPIC 6%
PE

EG
Ethylene
825,000

550,000
850,000
Kuwait


EQUATE Marketing Company
(EMC)

MEGlobal EQUATE
100%

EG
EG

1.2 million
750,000
(Under construction)
Canada
USA

MEGlobal

The Kuwait Olefins Company
(TKOC)
PIC 42.5%
Dow 42.5%
BPC 9%
QPIC 6%
EG
Ethylene


600,000
850,000


Kuwait


MEGlobal


The Kuwait Styrene Company
(TKSC)
Kuwait Aromatics Company (KARO) 57.5%

Dow 42.5%
SM



450,000



Kuwait



EMC



Kuwait Paraxylene Production Company
(KPPC)
KARO 100%



PX
HA
BZ

829,000
80,000
393,000

Kuwait



PIC
PIC
Not for commercial sales. Used only for
SM production.
Polypropylene Plant PIC 100% PP 140,000 Kuwait
PIC
Kuwait Aromatics Company
(KARO. Not operated by EQUATE)
PIC 40%
Kuwait National Petroleum Company
(KNPC) 40%
QPIC 20%
KARO’s industrial operations are through KPPC and TKSC

  • All capacities are metric tons annually.
  • Ethylene is only used as feedstock, not for sale.