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December 23, 2014
H.B. Fuller has agreed to acquire Continental Products Limited (Nairobi), an industrial adhesives maker active in eastern and central Africa, for an undisclosed sum. Continental...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/H-B-Fuller-acquires-adhesives-firm-in-Africa_66435.html
December 23, 2014
Indian pharma major Cipla (Mumbai) said today that its Cipla Medpro subsidiary, the third-largest pharma company in South Africa, has been awarded a 2.00-billion rand ($172.7 million)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/south_africa/Indian-pharma-firm-wins-South-African-ARV-tender_66422.html
December 23, 2014
Procter & Gamble (P&G) said on Monday that it has agreed to sell its Camay and Zest soap brands along with transferring a manufacturing facility in Mexico to Unilever for an...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Procter-and-Gamble-sells-Camay-and-Zest-brands-to-Unilever_66421.html
December 23, 2014
Flavors and fine ingredients company Frutarom Industries (Haifa, Israel) says that it has signed an agreement to purchase the shares of Vitiva (Markovci, Slovenia) for about $10.0...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Frutarom-acquires-Slovenia-based-firm-Vitiva_66419.html
December 22, 2014
Saudi Aramco and Total have announced that they will inject new funds into their joint venture, Saudi Aramco Total Refining & Petrochemical (Satorp), to finance the construction of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Aramco-and-Total-to-inject-funds-into-Satorp-joint-venture_66386.html
December 19, 2014
Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL; Tel Aviv) says that its performance products business segment has agreed to sell its Rhenoflex business unit based at Ludwigshafen and in China to Findos...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/ICL-to-divest-shoe-reinforcement-materials-business_66367.html
December 19, 2014
Yousef Al Benyan  Sabic, the Mideast’s largest chemicals player and one of the global leading producers, has appointed Yousef Al Benyan as its new CFO, CW has learned...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Sabic-appoints-chemicals-executive-to-CFO_66357.html
December 17, 2014
Evonik Industries has been appointed by Shell MDS (Malaysia)—the joint venture owner and the operator of the Shell middle distillate synthesis plant in Bintulu, Sarawak—as...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Shell-extends-Evoniks-distribution-of-GTL-hardwaxes-to-emerging-regions_66234.html
December 17, 2014
Nama Chemicals (Al Jubail) says that it plans to restart its chlor-alkali production facility at Al Jubail on 5 January 2015. The plant has been down since a fire in the caustic soda...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Nama-Chemicals-to-restart-chlor-alkali-plant-in-January_66239.html
December 16, 2014
Kazakhstan has received assurances that Chinese investors will pump $3.80 billion to develop potash deposits in Kazakhstan, according to investment and development minister of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Kazakhstan-advances-plans-to-become-major-potash-player_66205.html
December 15, 2014
The National Industrialization Co. (Tasnee; Riyadh) informed the Saudi Stock Exchange on Sunday that its board of directors has accepted the resignation of Salih bin Fahd Al Nazha...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Tasnee-appoints-former-Sabic-CFO-as-its-new-CEO_66167.html
December 12, 2014
IHS has cut its crude oil forecast sharply with the latest dated Brent projections lowered by about $22/bbl in 2015 and $11/bbl in 2016, according to IHS December Global Crude Oil...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/IHS-cuts-2015-crude-oil-price-forecast-sharply_66035.html
December 12, 2014
Sabic executive v.p./corporate finance and CFO Mutlaq Al-Morished has announced that he is resigning from Sabic, according to an interview with Saudi news service Mubasher. Al-Morished...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/saudi_arabia/Sabic-CFO-resigns_66134.html
December 11, 2014
Repairs to Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Co.'s (Orpic; Muscat) 106,000-bbl/day refinery at Mina Al Fahal will cost "millions of dollars" following a fire at...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Reports-Repairs-to-fire-damaged-Oman-refinery-to-cost-"millions"_66099.html
December 11, 2014
Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Co. (Orpic; Muscat) says that several engineering contractors have expressed interest in bidding for the engineering, procurement and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Orpic-prequalifies-engineering-firms-for-four-petrochemical-project-packages_66078.html
December 10, 2014
Sohar Port and Freezone (Sohar, Oman) has struck a deal with Oman International Petrochemical Industry Co. (Ompet; Muscat) for a facility that will manufacture purified terephthalic...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Ompet-reaches-agreement-for-PTA-PET-project-in-Oman_66020.html
December 8, 2014
National Industrialization Co. (Tasnee; Riyadh) said on Sunday that on 4 December it signed an agreement to purchase an additional 13% stake in titanium dioxide (TiO2) producer Cristal...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Tasnee-signs-deal-to-raise-stake-in-TiO2-producer-Cristal_65945.html
December 8, 2014
Al Ghaith Industries (Abu Dhabi) has awarded Nuberg Engineering (Noida, India) a contract to build a calcium chloride plant in Abu Dhabi, Nuberg says. The plant's...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Indias-Nuberg-Engineering-awarded-contract-to-build-calcium-chloride-plant-in-Abu-Dhabi_65960.html
December 5, 2014
Office Chérifien des Phosphates (OCP; Casablanca) reports 11.6 billion Moroccan dirhams ($1.30 billion) in revenue during the third quarter, up 13%  from DH10.2 billion one...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/algeria/Moroccos-OCP-posts-third-quarter-revenue-up-13-percent-on-higher-pricing-volume_65922.html
December 4, 2014
Yanbu National Petrochemicals Co. (Yansab), a Sabic subsidiary, announced today that it would carry out a 35-60 day maintenance turnaround in April 2015 at the company's ethylene...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Report-Yansab-plans-35-60-day-turnaround-at-EG-complex-next-April_65862.html
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