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MEGlobal JV Approved and Operations Commenced

MEGlobal™, a 50/50 joint venture between Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC) of Kuwait, a wholly owned subsidiary of Kuwait Petroleum Corporation, and The Dow Chemical Company has received full regulatory approval and has commenced formal operations in the manufacture and sale of Monoethylene Glycol and Diethylene Glycol, (EG), as a new entity in the global EG market. Daniel C. Scheid has been named President and chief executive officer of MEGlobal.

MEGlobal is headquartered in London, England, with approximately 200 employees worldwide and production facilities in Fort Saskatchewan and Red Deer, Alberta, Canada. MEGlobal serves customers around the world with ethylene glycol, a raw material for the manufacture of polyester fibres, polyethylene terephthalate resins (PET), antifreeze formulations and other industrial products.

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