Sahara International Petrochemical Company formerly Saudi International Petrochemical Co SJSC (Sipchem) is a Saudi Arabia-based joint stock company engaged in the petrochemical industry sector. Sipchem operates in five business segments: Basic Chemicals, Intermediate Chemicals, Polymers, Marketing, and Corporate and Others. The Company owns, establishes, operates and manages industrial projects related to chemical and petrochemical industries. The Company manufactures and markets methanol, butanediol, tetra hydro furan, acetic acid, maleic anhydride and vinyl acetate monomer, as well as carbon monoxide through its various subsidiaries. The Company’s subsidiaries include International Methanol Company (IMC), International Diol Company (IDC), International Acetyl Company Ltd. (IAC) and International Vinyl Acetate Company, among others.