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Introduction

Muntajat’s growing portfolio includes more than 11 million MT of high quality Polymers, Chemicals and Fertilisers products from renowned producers in the industry which are marketed, sold, and distributed in more than 120 countries. Please find below the profiles of the producing entities:

QATAR CHEMICAL COMPANY (Q-CHEM)

Qatar Chemical Company Ltd. (Q-Chem) is a Qatari company owned by Mesaieed Petrochemical Holding Company (MPHC) (49%), Chevron Phillips Chemical International Qatar Holdings LLC (49%), and Qatar Petroleum (QP) (2%).

The Q-Chem facility is a world-class integrated petrochemical plant capable of producing high-density and medium-density polyethylene (HDPE and MDPE), 1-hexene and other products. It employs state-of-the-art technology provided by Chevron Phillips, a major integrated producer of chemicals and plastics.

Located in Mesaieed Industrial City, the Q-Chem complex has a production capacity of 453,000 MTPA of polyethylene and a 1-hexene unit with a production capacity 47,000 MTPA.

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QCHEM II

Q-Chem II is a joint venture between Mesaieed Petrochemical Holding Company (MPHC) (49%), Chevron Phillips Chemical International Qatar Holdings (49%), and Qatar Petroleum (QP) (2%).

The company has established a world-class High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) and Normal Alpha Olefins (NAO) plant adjacent to the existing Q-Chem plant in Mesaieed Industrial City.

The NAO plant produces the full range of alpha olefins including 1-butene, 1-hexene, 1-octene, 1-decene, and higher molecular weight olefins.

The plant utilises Chevron Phillips' proprietary loop-slurry process for high-density polyethylene, offering several advantages over competing gas-phase and solution-phase polyethylene processes.

The Q-Chem II facility takes advantage of economies of scale to produce 350,000 MTPA of HDPE, and introduced the first full range Normal Alpha Olefins (NAO) unit with a production capacity 345,000 MTPA.

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QAFCO

Qatar Fertiliser Company (QAFCO), founded in 1969, is a joint venture owned by Industries Qatar (75%) and Yara Netherlands (25%). QAFCO has two subsidiaries, Gulf Formaldehyde Company (70%) and Qatar Melamine Company (60%).

With a sizable annual production capacity of 3.8 million MTPA of ammonia and 5.6 million MTPA of urea, QAFCO is now the world's largest single-site producer of ammonia & urea and thereby made Qatar the world's fourth largest urea producer. This enabled the Country to be a key player in the global fertilizer market and the largest exporter of urea in the world with about 15% share of the world urea supply.

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QAPCO

Qatar Petrochemical Company Limited QSC (QAPCO) commenced commercial production in 1981. It is owned by Industries Qatar (IQ) (80%) and Total Petrochemicals of France (20%). QAPCO has three joint ventures, Qatofin Company Limited QSC (Qatofin), Qatar Vinyl Company Limited QSC (QVC) and Qatar Plastic Products Company WLL.​

Located in Mesaieed Industrial City, QAPCO is one of the world’s leading producers of Low-Density Polyethylene (LDPE).

Established in 1974 as a joint multinational venture to utilise associated and non-associated ethane feed from petroleum/natural gas production;

QAPCO main facilities consist of an Ethylene plant (cracker) with a production capacity of 840,000 MTPA, three LDPE plants with a total combined production capacity of over 780,000 MTPA and a Sulfur plant with a production capacity of 70,000 MTPA. 

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QATOFIN

Qatofin Company Limited was established in 2005 and is a joint venture between Qatar Petrochemical Company (QAPCO) Q.S.C. (63%), Total Petrochemicals France (36%) and Qatar Petroleum (1%).

The Qatofin linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE) plant, located in Mesaieed Industrial City in Qatar, is operated by the Qatar Petrochemical Company (QAPCO) and has a design capacity of 450,000 MTPA.

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QAFAC

Qatar Fuel Additives Company Limited QSCC (QAFAC) was incorporated in 1991 as a joint venture, and is currently owned by IQ (50%), OPIC Middle East Corporation (20%), International Octane Limited (15%) and LCY Middle East Corporation (15%).

The plant is located in Mesaieed Industrial City and it is designed to produce 982,350 MTPA of Methanol and 610,000 MTPA of Methyl-Tertiary-Butyl-Ether (MTBE). The Methanol plant design is based on ICI technology and the MTBE plant design is based on UOP technology.

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QATAR VINYL COMPANY (QVC)

Established in 1997, Qatar Vinyl Company (QVC) is a joint venture owned by Mesaieed Petrochemical Holding Company (55.2%), Qatar Petrochemical Company QAPCO (31.8%) and France's leading chemicals producer (12.9%).

Located in Mesaieed Industrial City, QVC produces 350,000 MTA of High Purity Vinyl Chloride (VCM), 200,000 MTA of High Purity Ethylene Dichloride (EDC) and 730,000 MTA of membrane grade Caustic Soda.

The plant has access to port infrastructure with sufficient capacity to accommodate vessels up to 55,000 tonnes.

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QATAR MELAMINE COMPANY (QMC)

Qatar Melamine Company (QMC), inaugurated in October 2010, is a joint venture between Qatar Fertiliser Company (QAFCO) (60%) and Qatar Holding (30%). 

With a production capacity of 60,000MTPA, it is the largest Melamine Plant in Middle East capable of supplying 5% of the global melamine demand and it is located in Mesaieed Industrial City, Qatar. The plant produces Grade A Melamine using state-of- the-art Eurotecnica’s High Pressure Melamine technology.

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RLOC

Ras Laffan Olefins Company Ltd (RLOC) is a joint venture owned by Q-Chem II (53.31%) and Qatofin Company Limited (Q.S.C.) (Qatofin) (45.69%) and Qatar Petroleum (QP) (1%). RLOC constructed a world-class 1.3 million MTPA ethylene cracker unit which was inaugurated in 2010. The cracker is operated by Q-Chem II on behalf of RLOC partners. Ethylene produced by RLOC is transported from Ras Laffan to Q-Chem II and Qatofin derivatives units in Mesaieed via a 135km pipeline. In Mesaieed, 700,000 MTPA of ethylene is allocated to Q-Chem II and 600,000 MTA is allocated to Qatofin.

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SEEF LIMITED

SEEF Limited, incorporated in 2004, is a joint venture between Qatar Petroleum (QP) (80%) and United Development Company (UDC) (20%).

Commencing production in March 2006, SEEF operates a linear alkyl benzene (LAB) plant located adjacent to QP Refinery in Mesaieed Industrial City.

Using environment friendly, state-of-the-art UOP process technology, SEEF has a production capacity of 100,000 MTPA of Linear Alkyl Benzene (LAB), 80,000 MTPA of normal Paraffin, and 36,000 MTPA of Benzene. The SEEF LAB also produces 3,500 MTPA of Heavy Alkyl Benzene (heavy alkylate) as a byproduct.

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GULF FORMALDEHYDE COMPANY (GFC)

Gulf Formaldehyde Company, incorporated in July 2003, is a joint venture between United Development Company (10%), Qatar Fertilizer Company (QAFCO) (70%), Qatar Industrial Manufacturing Company (15%), and Amwal (5%).

Operations started in 2004 with a plant located at the QAFCO complex in Mesaieed as part of the Qatar Fertilizer Company’s various production plants.

The plant is integrated with the various units and production facilities of QAFCO, which is handling both the operational and administrative aspects of GFC.

GFC produces 82 tons of Urea Formaldehyde (UFC-85) per day.  80% of the UFC-85 produced is consumed by QAFCO and is used as an anti-caking agent in the production of urea, one of QAFCO’s primary products. The remainder is exported internationally.

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QATAR ACIDS COMPANY (Q-Acids)

Qatar Acids Company (Q-Acids), established in 2012, is Qatar’s leading producer of Sulphuric acid wholly owned by Qatar Industrial Manufacturing Company (QIMC).

The company produces 33,000 MTPA of sulphuric acid for local and export markets.

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MESAIEED INDUSTRIAL CITY

Today, about 60% of Qatar's economy flows through Mesaieed, which is home to the main production facilities and industrial plants including Qatar Petroleum (QP), Qatar Fertiliser Company (QAFCO), Qatar Petrochemical Company (QAPCO), Qatar Steel, Qatar Fuel Additives Company (QAFAC), Qatar Vinyl Company (QVC), Qatar Chemicals Company (Q-Chem), Qatar Aluminium and Mesaieed Port Authority.

Located 30 minutes south of the capital city of Doha, Mesaieed Industrial City's current population of 35,000 is projected to increase to over 150,000 inhabitants as part of Qatar National Vision 2030 plans.

The Port of Mesaieed is the gateway for the import and export of raw materials and petrochemical products. 

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TOTAL

Total is a global integrated energy producer and provider, a leading international oil and gas company, and the world’s second-ranked solar energy operator with SunPower. Total produces a range of polymers including polyethylene, polypropylene, and polystyrene.

With Polymers business unit offices based in Brussels, Belgium, Total also operates a research center in Feluy, Belgium, to pool catalyst expertise and develop new products. Muntajat exclusively markets, sells and distribute Total’s specialty polymers in the Middle East region and these include 9 different grades of Metallocene Polyethylene and 12 grades of Polystyrene.

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