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July 28, 2014
Total announced today that it has signed an agreement with Exxaro Resources (Pretoria) to sell its 100% stake in Total Coal South Africa (TCSA), its coal-producing affiliate in South...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/south_africa/Total-sells-South-African-coal-mining-assets_62742.html
July 23, 2014
The Savola Group (Jidda, Saudi Arabia) on Tuesday signed a nonbinding memorandum of understanding (MOU) and commenced exclusive discussions with Takween Advanced Industries (Al Khobar...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Takween-Advanced-Industries-to-acquire-Savolas-plastics-packaging-business_62653.html
July 22, 2014
The Saudi fertilizer industry leads regional production and is set to usher in a period of strong growth and diversification, according to Abdulwahab Al Sadoun, secretary-general of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Saudi-Arabian-fertilizer-industry-set-for-growth-and-diversification_62630.html
July 21, 2014
Sabic today reported second-quarter net profit increased 7%, to 6.46 billion Saudi riyals ($1.72 billion), with operating profit rising 1%, to SR10.07 billion. Sales were up 7% to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Sabic-reports-higher-sales-and-profit-says-US-shale-unlikely-to-make-impact-for-some-time_62602.html
July 21, 2014
Qatar Chemical and Petrochemical Marketing and Distribution Co. (Muntajat; Doha) has signed a two-year contract with Qatar Navigation (Milaha; Doha) for the time charter of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Muntajat-signs-agreement-with-Qatari-shipping-firm-to-export-ammonia_62601.html
July 17, 2014
Several Saudi Arabian petrochemicals producers have reported their second quarter results. Sabic affiliate Saudi Kayan losses in the quarter have narrowed. The company reported net...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Several-Saudi-firms-report-second-quarter-earnings_62514.html
July 17, 2014
CB&I on Wednesday gave additional details relating to its contracts with Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Co. (Orpic; Muscat) for Orpic’s Liwa plastics project...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/CB-and-I-outlines-technology-awards-for-Oman-petchem-project_62507.html
July 16, 2014
Methanol Chemicals Co. (Chemanol; Dammam, Saudi Arabia) has announced that a fire broke out at its para-formaldehyde plant at Al Jubail on Friday afternoon. The company’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Chemanol-closes-para-formaldehyde-plant-following-a-fire_62441.html
July 15, 2014
Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Co. (Orpic; Muscat) has awarded several technology provision contracts for its previously announced, $3.6-billion Liwa plastics...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Oman-awards-technology-contracts-for-$3-6-billion-petchem-project_62456.html
July 9, 2014
UOP, a Honeywell company, announced on Wednesday that Petrixo Oil & Gas has selected its green fuels process technology to produce renewable jet fuel and renewable diesel at a new...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Petrixo-selects-UOP-green-fuels-technology-for-refinery-in-United-Arab-Emirates_62384.html
July 9, 2014
Gulf of Guinea Methanol (Lagos) has selected IHS to carry out a bankable feasibility study for its proposed $1.1-billion methanol project planned to be built in the Ogidigben...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/Nigeria-progresses-with-large-methanol-project_62367.html
July 9, 2014
Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Co., (Orpic; Muscat) on Tuesday held a workshop for engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractors to brief them on the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Oman-to-invite-bids-for-$3-6-billion-petrochemical-project_62361.html
July 8, 2014
Gulf Petrochemical Industries Co. (GPIC; Manama, Bahrain) has reported its six months’ production and export results, saying that production of its three major...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/GPIC-reports-higher-production-in-the-first-half-of-the-year_62340.html
July 7, 2014
Advanced Petrochemical Co. (Advanced; Al Jubail), a producer of polypropylene (PP), reports an increase of 35% in its second-quarter net profit, to 185 million Saudi riyals ($49.3...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Advanced-Petrochemical-reports-higher-second-quarter-profits_62265.html
July 7, 2014
The fertilizer industry in the Arabian Gulf, led by the increased investments from petrochemical producers, is growing twice as fast as the global industry average, the Gulf...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/GCC-fertilizer-industry-grows-more-than-double-global-average_62263.html
July 4, 2014
Sasol (Johannesburg), Mozambique’s national oil company, Empresa Nacional de Hidrocarbonetos (Maputo) and Italy’s energy group ENI (Rome) have announce plans for a joint...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/Sasol-ENI-to-study-large-gas-to-liquids-project-in-Mozambique_62251.html
July 3, 2014
Methanex says that the methanol production plant of its joint venture Egyptian Methanex Methanol (EMethanex) has been idled temporarily because of constrained gas availability...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Methanex-temporarily-idles-plant-in-Egypt-because-of-gas-shortage_62011.html
July 2, 2014
Sirius Minerals (London), a company developing the world’s largest and highest-grade polyhalite potash deposit in the United Kingdom, announced today that it has entered into a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/Sirius-Minerals-signs-potash-research-MOU-with-Tanzanian-Ministry-of-Agriculture_62207.html
July 1, 2014
Saif Al Khaili Group (Abu Dhabi), a privately owned conglomerate with wide ranging interests, on Saturday signed an agreement with Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad) to build...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Abu-Dhabi-to-build-first-chlor-alkali-manufacturing-complex_61829.html
July 1, 2014
Saudi Arabian Mining Co. (Ma’aden) has announced that its Ma’aden Waad Al Shamal Phosphate Co. subsidiary on Monday signed financing agreements with the Public Investment...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Maaden-raises-funds-for-$7-5-billion-phosphate-JV-in-Saudi-Arabia_62179.html
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