The foundation stone of Saudi Kayan Petrochemical Company’s (Saudi Kayan) projects was laid-down by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on 15 Jumada I , 1427 H, corresponding to 11 June, 2006.
Saudi Kayan is a Saudi Joint Stock Company registered in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia under Commercial Registration number 2055008450 dated 26 Jumada I, 1428 H corresponding to 12 June 2007. Saudi Kayan has a capital of 15 Billion Saudi Riyals and it is an affiliate of Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC). The Saudi Kayan petrochemical complex is one of the largest in the world and is located in the Jubail Industrial City.
Saudi Kayan moved into commercial phase on 1 October 2011 and has commenced production of some specialized chemicals produced for the first time in Saudi Arabia. These products include Ethanolamines (MEA, DEA & TEA), Ethoxylates, Phenol, Cumene and Polycarbonate which will provide wide web of opportunities for the downstream industries within the Kingdom. Besides the products mentioned above, Saudi Kayan is also producing Ethylene, Propylene , Polyethylene ,Polypropylene, Ethylene Glycol, Natural Detergent Alcohol, Bisphenol-A, Acetone and other products.