Being a major petroleum producing country, Kuwait occupy lead position in Petrochemical industry map. In recent years investment in petrochemicals have increased aiming to exploit the great potential of the sector. There were large players in this sector for decades, such as
the Equate Petrochemical Company and the Petrochemical Industries Company. These companies are ranked among the world's largest petrochemical producers. These companies produce chemical products such as gasoline, paper, pharmaceuticals, fertilizers, plastics, synthetic fibers, paint, film and many more. In Kuwait there are large proven deposits of hydrocarbons, chemical compounds, ethylene and propylene, benzene and xylene isomers that gives great prospects to the country and the region industrially and for employment generation.