(MENAFN - Arab Times) EQUATE Petrochemical Company hosted a number of electrical engineering students from Kuwait University's College of Engineering & Petroleum. The visit included a tour of Greater EQUATE joint venture plants, as well as a presentation on a number of technical and industrial issues.
EQUATE and Kuwait University's College of Engineering & Petroleum signed a memorandum of understanding in 2008 for cooperation in relevant industrial and academic matters, reflecting the company's "Partners in Success" tagline.
Established in 1995, EQUATE is an international joint venture between Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC), The Dow Chemical Company (Dow), Boubyan Petrochemical Company (BPC) and Qurain Petrochemical Industries Company (QPIC).
Commencing production in 1997, EQUATE is the single operator of a fully integrated world-scale manufacturing facility producing over 5 million tons annually of high-quality petrochemical products which are marketed throughout the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Europe.