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Saudi's PetroRabigh to restart petchem complex gradually after brief shutdown

The whole complex at Rabigh on the west coast was shut on Thursday as a precautionary measure after a technical failure at the utilities unit

Saudi's PetroRabigh to restart petchem complex gradually after brief shutdown
Saudi Arabias PetroRabigh expects to restart units of its petrochemical complex gradually on Sunday after a brief shutdown due to a technical glitch at one of the units, the company said.

Saudi Arabia's PetroRabigh expects to restart units of its petrochemical complex gradually on Sunday after a brief shutdown due to a technical glitch at one of the units, the company said.

The firm, a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Japan's Sumitomo Chemical, said it shut the whole complex at Rabigh on the west coast on Thursday as a precautionary measure after a technical failure at the utilities unit.

The utilities unit was restarted on Saturday, PetroRabigh said in a statement, adding that the financial impact of the closure would be assessed at a later stage

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