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Saudi Kayan Petrochemical Co. announces the latest developments on the limited fire in the operating unit of the Bisphenol plant

11/19/2023

ELEMENT LIST EXPLANATION
Introduction Saudi Kayan Petrochemical Company (Saudi Kayan) announces that the fire assessment in the operating unit of the Bisphenol plant has been completed and it is noted that the current estimates for this event amount to approximately 443 million Saudi riyals, as this impact was reflected starting from the company’s results for the third quarter of the year 2023 and it is expected that It will continue until the end of the first half of 2024. The plant is also operating at a partial production capacity of approximately 50% and work is underway to resume the unit’s operation at full production capacity by the end of the first half of 2024, and any developments in this regard will be announced later.
Previous Announcement Saudi Kayan Petrochemical Co. announces that a limited fire occurred in an operating unit of the Bisphenol Plant
Date of Previous Announcement on Tadawul's Website 2023-09-14 Corresponding to 1445-02-29
Percentage of fulfilled achievement The Bisphenol plant is operating at a partial production capacity of approximately 50%
Event's Expected Completion Date By end of the first half of 2024
Reasons for Exceeding the Announced End Date Saudi Kayan was working with the relevant parties to make a technical and financial assessment for the duration of the shutdown and the expected financial impact of this event, which takes a certain period to obtain the initial reports.
The costs associated with the event, and if they have changed or not with indication of the reasons. 443 MSR based on current estimates
Impact of the Delay on the Company's Financial Results NA