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June 5, 2015
OPEC, at its 167th meeting, held today in Vienna, resolved to maintain crude oil production at the 30-million barrels/day ceiling and urged member countries to adhere to this target...
June 5, 2015
The Dangote Group (Lagos), one of the most diversified business conglomerates in Africa, is planning to build a $4-billion petrochemical complex at Lekki, near Lagos, CW has learned...
June 4, 2015
Saudi Kayan, a Sabic affiliate, on Thursday said it started commercial production of natural detergent alcohols at its Al Jubail manufacturing complex. The 50,000 m.t./year plant has...
June 3, 2015
Revolymer (Deeside, UK) has signed a further license with Solvay; under the terms of the deal, Solvay has exclusive rights to apply Revolymer’s encapsulation technology to the...
June 3, 2015
Delegates to this year’s IHS Chemical polyethylene-polypropylene global technology and business forum, currently taking place in Zurich, were told that the polyethylene (PE) and...
June 3, 2015
The Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange (DGCX) says that it will launch the Mini Dubai Polypropylene (PP) Futures contract and expand the existing Plastics Futures contract. The new...
June 3, 2015
Rabigh Refining and Petrochemical Co., (Petro Rabigh), a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Sumitomo Chemical, said on Wednesday that maintenance work on its hydrogen plant, which...
June 2, 2015
Sahara Petrochemicals Co. has announced the retirement of its managing director Esam Fuad Himdy, effective 15 June 2015. He will continue as board member until 26 June 2015...
June 2, 2015
Sasol said on Tuesday that phase I of its Fischer-Tropsch wax expansion project (FTWEP) at Sasolburg, South Africa, has been commissioned. “It marks another step towards...
June 2, 2015
SK Global Chemical (SKGC; Seoul) is to sell Nexlene, its premium polyethylene PE business to its joint venture with Sabic. Sabic SK Nexlene Co. (Singapore), an equally owned jv between...
June 1, 2015
A strike that disrupted production of bromine and potash at Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL; Tel Aviv) for more than three months has ended with agreement on an efficiency program that...
June 1, 2015
Saudi International Petrochemical Co. (Sipchem) on Monday announced the start of commercial operations at its cable insulation polymers plant owned by its affiliate Gulf Advanced...
May 31, 2015
Yanbu National Petrochemical Co. (Yansab; Yanbu, Saudi Arabia), a Sabic affiliate, says that it has now restarted its ethylene glycol (EG) facility at Yanbu, Saudi Arabia, following...
May 31, 2015
Petro Rabigh, a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Sumitomo Chemical, has announced the stoppage of a hydrogen manufacturing plant at the Rabigh, Saudi Arabia complex because it...
May 31, 2015
Sadara Basic Services Co., wholly owned by Sadara, a joint venture of Saudi Aramco and Dow Chemical, has subleased approximately 43,000 square meters of land on the Sadara site at...
May 27, 2015
Borealis and Borouge have announced the opening of a sales office in Casablanca, Morocco. Borealis owns the new legal entity, which is registered in Morocco. The office reflects the...
May 26, 2015
Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Co. (Orpic; Muscat) has closed a 350-million Omani rial ($905.3 million) syndicated corporate loan facility for the company's Mina Al...
May 26, 2015
Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL; Tel Aviv) says that its performance products segment has agreed to sell the company's Germany-based pharmaceutical, cosmetics, and gypsum (PCG) businesses...
May 26, 2015
Johnson Matthey says that, on 18 May, it acquired the StePac (Tefen Industrial Park, Israel) modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) business from DS Smith (London) for £18.0 million...
May 25, 2015
Gulf Capital (Abu Dhabi) and Carbon Holdings (Cairo), on Monday announced the signing of a debt financing agreement to support three of Carbon Holdings’ previously announced...
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