SAN ANTONIO, TX - As part of its market leadership in the ethylene glycol industry, MEGlobal, an EQUATE Company, was proud to be Gold Sponsor at this year’s International Petrochemical Conference (IPC) in San Antonio, TX.
The conference was organized by the American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) trade association. It is the world's largest and most prestigious conference representing the petrochemical industry.
“This is where we annually gather to meet with our customers, suppliers, industry analysts and colleagues to share views on global trends and challenges in economics and petrochemicals,” said Naser Aldousari, EQUATE Senior Vice President. “It provided an opportunity for EQUATE Group to communicate about our activities, and this is one of the most exciting years for us as we prepare to introduce product from the MEGlobal Oyster Creek, Texas site.”
Antulio Borneo, MEGlobal Global Marketing Director, agreed that the conference was productive.
“The AFPM’s International Petrochemical Conference is a great place to meet with others in our industry and reconfirm MEGlobal’s position as a leader in the ethylene glycol market,” said Borneo. “We enjoy the interaction and we learn about our customers’ needs and priorities so we can continue to provide an outstanding level of customer service that differentiates us from our competitors.”
The conference took place March 24-26 and featured a variety of sessions covering key political, economic, and environmental issues affecting the petrochemical industry. The sessions emphasized global competitiveness in the petrochemical business and were presented by recognized experts in the areas of petrochemical markets, economics, and politics.

About the EQUATE Group
The EQUATE Group is a global producer of petrochemicals and the world’s second largest producer of ethylene glycol (EG). The Group has industrial complexes in Kuwait, North America and Europe that annually produce over 5 million tons of ethylene, EG, polyethylene (PE) and polyethylene terephthalate (PET). The EQUATE Group includes EQUATE Petrochemical Company (EQUATE), The Kuwait Olefins Company (TKOC), as well as a number of subsidiaries such as MEGlobal and Equipolymers. Their products are marketed throughout Asia, the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The Group’s shareholders are Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC), The Dow Chemical Company (Dow), Boubyan Petrochemical Company (BPC) and Qurain Petrochemical Industries Company (QPIC). Employing more than 1,500 people worldwide, the EQUATE Group is a leading enterprise that pursues sustainability wherever it operates through partnerships in fields that include the environment, economy and society. Visit www.equate.com for more information.

About MEGlobal
MEGlobal is a global leader in the manufacture and marketing of ethylene glycol (EG). With a worldwide network, MEGlobal markets its products throughout Asia, the Americas, Europe and the Middle East. MEGlobal embraces the principles of Responsible Care®, focusing on the safety of employees, neighbors, communities and the environment in every aspect of its operations. As a subsidiary of EQUATE Petrochemical Company (EQUATE), MEGlobal is part of the EQUATE Group which is the world’s second largest producer of EG. Visit www.meglobal.biz for more information.

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