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Sadara chooses Metso valves for new chemical complex
Jan '14
Metso has received significant orders for its Neles and Jamesbury valves from Sadara Chemical Company (Sadara), a joint venture between Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) and The Dow Chemical Company.

The valves will be delivered for Sadara's fully integrated chemicals complex currently under construction in Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia. Metso received these orders during 2013.

Metso's delivery includes automated control and on/off valves, emergency shut-down valves, as well as ball and butterfly valves equipped with intelligent valve controllers Neles ND9000. Many of the valves are of large diameter, sizing up to 80 inch (about 2 meters). Metso's valves will control process flow in several process areas in the complex including the mixed feed cracker, downstream units and utilities.

Neles metal seat as well as Jamesbury soft seat technologies provide dependable valve performance enabling reliable, safe and efficient plant operations in petrochemical industry applications. Neles ND9000 is a field-proven valve controller that guarantees end product quality in all operating conditions with its unique 3rd generation diagnostics and incomparable performance features.

The Sadara complex will produce more than three million metric tons of high value specialty chemical products and performance plastics annually to be used in many industries, such as transportation (automotive parts, maintenance fluids), construction (pipes, adhesives & sealants), packaging and containers, consumer goods (foam for furniture and bedding; rigid for appliances), adhesives & sealants, coatings, oil & gas (pipeline coatings, sour gas treatment), and electrical & electronics.  

Metso is a leading valve solutions and services provider. Its solutions include control valves, automated on/off and emergency shut-down valves, as well as intelligent valve controllers and condition monitoring. Metso's world-leading brands include Neles, Jamesbury and Mapag.


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