Qatar Petrochemical Company (QAPCO) Q.P.J.S.C. is one of the world's largest and most successful producers of low-density polyethylene (LDPE) - a basic plastic polymer that is derived from oil and natural gas.
Our main facilities consist of an Ethylene plant (cracker) with a production capacity of 840 kilo tonnes per annum (ktpa), three LDPE plants with a total combined production capacity of over 780 ktpa and a Sulfur plant with a production capacity of 70 ktpa.
Our shareholders are Industries Qatar (80%) and TotalEnergies Petrochemicals France (20%).
- Qatofin Company Limited was established in 2005 and is a joint venture between QAPCO (63%), TotalEnergies Petrochemicals France (36%) and QatarEnergy (1%). The Qatofin derivative plant (LLDPE) is located in Mesaieed Industrial City and is operated by QAPCO. Qatofin produces linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE), mainly for export, and has a production capacity of more than 570 ktpa.
- Qatar Vinyl Company (QVC) was established in 1997 as a limited Qatari shareholding company. The company’s shareholders are Mesaieed Petrochemical Holding Company (55.2%), QAPCO (31.9%) and QatarEnergy (12.9%). QVC produces 370 ktpa of caustic soda, 180 ktpa of ethylene dichloride (EDC), and 355 ktpa of vinyl chloride monomer (VCM).
- Qatar Plastic and Wooden Products Co. W.L.L. is one of the biggest downstream companies in Qatar developing and manufacturing flexible packaging using polyethylene resins. Located at Mesaieed, QPWPC is a private company owned by two shareholders: QAPCO 33.34% and QIMC 66.66%.
- Ras Laffan Olefins Company Ltd (RLOC) is a Qatari company, 53.31% owned by Q-Chem II, 45.69% owned by Qatofin and 1% owned by QatarEnergy. The ethylene produced by RLOC is supplied through a 133 km pipeline to the Qatofin and Q-Chem II derivative plants located in Mesaieed. RLOC has an ethylene production capacity of more than 1,400 ktpa.
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