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April 22, 2015
Basic Chemical Industries Co. (BCI; Ad Dammām, Saudi Arabia) said today that it is reassessing its plans announced in 2013 to establish a joint venture with CP Kelco (Atlanta) to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Basic-Chemical-Industries-and-CP-Kelco-rethink-Saudi-xanthan-gum-project_69675.html
April 22, 2015
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (Petaḥ Tiqwa, Israel) has proposed to acquire Mylan in a transaction valued at $82.00/Mylan share, or a total of about $40 billion, with the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Teva-offers-to-acquire-Mylan-for-$40-billion_69661.html
April 22, 2015
W. R. Grace says that it has completed phase one of construction for the previously announced fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) catalysts manufacturing facility in the Mideast. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/uae/Grace-completes-first-phase-of-FCC-catalysts-manufacturing-plant-in-Mideast_69658.html
April 22, 2015
Sanmar Group (Chennai, India) will invest $350 million to expand its chemical facility at Port Said, Egypt, the Egyptian embassy in New Delhi says. Plans include a doubling of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/egypt/Sanmar-to-double-PVC-capacity-in-Egypt_69600.html
April 21, 2015
Air Products says that it has been awarded a contract by Saudi Aramco to build and operate the world’s largest industrial gas complex. The total investment necessary to build the facility is about $2.1 billion, Air Products says....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Air-Products-wins-contract-from-Aramco-to-build-worlds-largest-industrial-gas-complex_69594.html
April 21, 2015
Mohammad Hassan Peyvandi, deputy managing director of the National Petrochemical Co., (NPC; Tehran), has told reporters that Indian companies have proposed building an ammonia-urea...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Iran-confirms-Indian-interest-in-building-urea-plant_69631.html
April 21, 2015
Saudi International Petrochemical Co. (Sipchem; Al Khubar) today announced its affiliate Sipchem Chemical Co. has started up a polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) plant. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Sipchem-commissions-PBT-plant-at-Al-Jubail_69624.html
April 20, 2015
Yara International (Oslo) said today that, because of the worsening security outlook in Libya, the operating ability of its Lifeco joint venture plants are highly likely to keep...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/libya/Yara-writes-down-Lifeco-investment-in-Libya_69601.html
April 20, 2015
Industries Qatar (Doha), a company listed on the Qatari stock exchange and which has shareholdings in some of the major local producers, including Qatar Petrochemical Co., Qatar...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Industries-Qatar-reports-lower-first-quarter-net-profit-and-revenue_69593.html
April 20, 2015
National Industrialization Co. (Tasnee) today announced its interim results covering the first quarter. Tasnee reports a net loss of 332.5 million Saudi riyals ($88.6 million) in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Tasnee-swings-to-loss-in-first-quarter_69591.html
April 20, 2015
Israel’s largest refining and petrochemicals group, Oil Refineries Ltd. (ORL; Haifa), a part of Israel Corp., on Sunday was ordered by the mayor of Haifa to close five plants in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Israel-orders-plant-closures-in-Haifa-over-cancer-scare_69590.html
April 20, 2015
Sabic on Sunday reported a drop in first-quarter sales and profits but said it will continue with global investments to expand capacity. First quarter net profit declined 39%...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Sabics-first-quarter-profits-revenues-decline-on-lower-selling-prices_69585.html
April 19, 2015
Rabigh Refining and Petrochemical Co. (Petro Rabigh), a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Sumitomo Chemical, today reported a 50.3% drop in its first-quarter net profit to 205.4...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Petro-Rabigh-reports-large-drop-in-first-quarter-profits_69586.html
April 17, 2015
National Petrochemical Company (NPC; Tehran) expects to start up a second 1 million m.t./year ethylene plant at the Kavian petrochemical complex in Assaluyeh, Iran, by September, according to a local news report....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/iran/NPC-aims-to-start-up-second-Kavian-cracker-by-September-report_69582.html
April 17, 2015
Yanbu National Petrochemical Co. (Yansab; Yanbu, Saudi Arabia), a Sabic affiliate, said on Thursday that its manufacturing complex at Yanbu will undergo maintenance starting Friday...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Yansab-starts-lengthy-maintenance-shutdown_69545.html
April 16, 2015
More Saudi firms today announced their first-quarter results. Sahara Petrochemical Co. reported first-quarter net loss of 49.5 million Saudi riyals ($13.2 million) compared...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Sahara-Advanced-and-Maaden-report-first-quarter-results_69478.html
April 16, 2015
Saudi Kayan, a Sabic affiliate, today reported a large loss for the first quarter of this year. Net loss reached 591.64 million Saudi riyals ($157.7 million). This compares with a net...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Saudi-Kayan-reports-large-first-quarter-losses_69465.html
April 15, 2015
Flotek Industries (Houston) and Solazyme (South San Francisco) say that they have entered into agreements to globally commercialize Flocapso, an innovative, advanced drilling fluid...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Flotek-and-Solazyme-sign-deal-to-develop-and-market-drilling-fluid-technologies-and-expand-marketing-of-Encapso-in-Mideast_69464.html
April 15, 2015
Yousef Abdullah Al Benyan, who was appointed as Sabic’s CEO elect on 15 February and who is expected to be confirmed as CEO, has made several organizational changes, CW has...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Sabics-new-CEO-makes-personnel-business-unit-changes-Update_69435.html
April 14, 2015
Petro Rabigh shareholders have approved Abdulaziz Al Qudaimi as a nonexecutive board member and chairman until the end of the current term. Al Qudaimi replaces Khalid Al Buainain, who...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Petro-Rabigh-appoints-new-chairman_69408.html
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