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August 31, 2015
RSA-Talke, a chemical logistics joint venture between RSA Logistics (Dubai) and Talke Group (Hürth, Germany), has broken ground for an integrated chemicals facility in Jebel Ali...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/RSA-Talke-breaks-ground-on-integrated-chemicals-facility-in-Jebel-Ali_73327.html
August 31, 2015
Indian Oil Corp. (New Delhi), India’s second-largest petrochemicals company, behind Reliance Industries, is planning to invest $3 billion in a petrochemicals manufacturing...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Reports-Indian-Oil-plans-$3-billion-petchems-complex-in-Iran_73321.html
August 31, 2015
The permanent lifting of sanctions against Iran could boost Iran's methanol capacity by 10 million m.t./year by 2025, according to a new report by IHS Chemical. Iran currently produces...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/IHS-Chemical-Irans-methanol-capacity-could-soar-if-sanctions-are-lifted_73308.html
August 31, 2015
BP said on Monday that it has agreed to license its latest-generation purified terephthalic acid (PTA) technology to Oman International Petrochemical Industries Co. (Ompet), a joint...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/BP-licenses-technology-for-world-scale-PTA-plant-in-Oman_73319.html
August 28, 2015
The Kuwait National Petroleum Corp. (KNPC) has given an award notification to Saipem (Milan) for packages four and five of the Al Zour refinery project in Kuwait. Saipem’s share...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Saipem-confirms-Al-Zour-refinery-awards_73300.html
August 27, 2015
Frutarom (Herzliya, Israel) on Thursday reported a record-setting second-quarter with sales reaching $218.5 million and net income advancing to $26.1 million. In constant currency...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Frutarom-reports-rise-in-sales-profits_73217.html
August 26, 2015
Al Ghaith Industries (Abu Dhabi) has chosen Nuberg Engineering (Noida, India) to build a $150-million chlor-alkali facility at the Khalifa Industrial Zone in Abu Dhabi, in two phases. Nuberg says the first phase will include a 350-m.t./day caustic soda plant and a 60-m.t./day hydrogen peroxide plant....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Al-Ghaith-selects-Nuberg-for-$150-million-chlor-alkali-project_73186.html
August 24, 2015
A rekindling of direct foreign investment in Iran’s huge petrochemical sector—if and when international sanctions are lifted—could reap large rewards for nimble...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/IHS-Chemical-Irans-petchem-sector-offers-opportunities-albeit-for-non-risk-averse-investors_73134.html
August 24, 2015
Sasol (Johannesburg) says it is not pursuing any prospects in Iran at this stage. The company clarified its position on Monday in response to reports quoting Abbas She’ri...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Sasol-clarifies-position-on-Iran_73133.html
August 24, 2015
African Potash (London), the AIM-listed exploration company focused on sub-Saharan potash assets, said on Monday that it has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to supply...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/African-Potash-signs-fertilizer-supply-MOU-with-Zambian-firm_73132.html
August 21, 2015
Iran has given more information about a planned, $12-billion petrochemical hub at Chabahar, on the Gulf of Oman, which will add to its existing major petrochemical operations at...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Iran-outlines-plans-for-Chabahar-dismisses-Saudi-fears-of-petrochemical-price-war_73110.html
August 20, 2015
Saudi Arabian Mining Co. (Ma’aden) said on Thursday that its subsidiary Ma’aden Phosphate Co. (MPC) will shut down its ammonia plant at Ras Al Khair, Saudi Arabia, to carry...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Maaden-shuts-down-ammonia-plant-for-unscheduled-repairs_73093.html
August 20, 2015
Borouge, a 60-40 joint venture between Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. and Borealis (Vienna), has selected Neste Jacobs (Porvoo, Finland), a technology, engineering, and project management...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Borouge-selects-Neste-Jacobs-for-PE-plant-modification-at-Ruwais_73087.html
August 19, 2015
Operations at Kuwait National Petroleum Co.'s (KNPC) Shuaiba, Kuawait, oil refinery are expected to resume within "a few days," according to a report from the Kuwait News...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Report-Kuwait-refinery-expected-to-resume-operations-within-a-few-days-following-fire_73068.html
August 19, 2015
DP World (Dubai), the regionally leading marine terminal operator, has agreed with an affiliate of Dow Chemical based in Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates, to support the distribution of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Jebel-Ali-becomes-distribution-hub-for-Dow_73060.html
August 12, 2015
Brenntag says that it has acquired a 51% stake in chemicals distributor Trychem (Dubai). Trychem distributes solvents serving the paint, ink, and coatings industries mainly in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Brenntag-acquires-majority-stake-in-Dubai-based-chemicals-distributor_72885.html
August 12, 2015
Israel Chemicals (ICL; Tel Aviv) on Wednesday reported a 22% drop in second-quarter sales to $1.2 billion citing strike at two plants in Israel. Operating income in the second quarter...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Strike-at-two-plants-hurts-ICLs-second-quarter-results_72891.html
August 11, 2015
Adama Agricultural Solutions (Tel Aviv), the leading off-patent supplier of crop protection agents, on Tuesday reported its financial results for the second quarter and first half of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Adama-second-quarter-results-hurt-by-currencies-markets_72864.html
August 10, 2015
Orpic (Muscat) says bidding is under way for four engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) packages for its previously announced Liwa plastics project. The complex will consist...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/oman/Bidding-in-progress-for-Orpics-EPC-packages_72839.html
August 10, 2015
A consortium of three Indian companies has confirmed that it is seeking to invest in an ammonia-urea manufacturing complex in Iran. The project is expected to cost $783 million and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Indian-companies-confirm-interest-in-building-urea-complex-in-Iran_72838.html
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