Ras Laffan Olefins Company Ltd (RLOC)
Ras Laffan Olefins Company Ltd (RLOC) is a Qatari company, 53.31 percent-owned by Q-Chem II and 45.69 percent-owned by Qatofin Company Limited (Q.S.C.) (Qatofin) and Qatar Petroleum 1 percent. RLOC constructed a world-class 1.3 million MTA ethylene cracker unit which was inaugurated in 2010. The cracker is operated by Q-Chem II on behalf of RLOC partners. Ethylene produced by RLOC is transported from Ras Laffan to Q-Chem II and Qatofin derivatives units in Mesaieed via a 135km pipeline. In Mesaieed, 700,000 MTA of ethylene is allocated to Q-Chem II and 600,000 MTA is allocated to Qatofin.